|The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa : Size and Determinants|
Author/Editor: Leandro Medina, Andrew W Jonelis, Mehmet Cangul.
Release Date:July, 2017
The multiple indicator-multiple cause (MIMIC) method is a well-established tool for measuring informal economic activity. However, it has been criticized because GDP is used both as a cause and more...
|Increasing Productivity Growth in Middle Income Countries|
Author/Editor: Aidar Abdychev, La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul, Andrew W Jonelis, Lamin Leigh, Ashwin Moheeput, Friska Parulian, Ara Stepanyan, Albert Touna Mama.
Release Date:January, 2015
Many small middle-income countries (SMICs) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have experienced a moderation in growth in recent years. Although factor accumulation, most notably capital deepening, was more...
|The Mystery of Missing Real Spillovers in Southern Africa : Some Facts and Possible Explanations|
Author/Editor: Olivier Basdevant, Andrew W Jonelis, Borislava Mircheva, Slavi T. Slavov.
Release Date:June, 2014
Anecdotal evidence suggests that the economies of South Africa and its neighbors (Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe) are tightly integrated with each other. There are more...