International Journal of Development Issues: Volume 13 Issue 2


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Social capital, shocks and livestock investments: evidence from Masaka District, Uganda

Joseph Mawejje, Stein Terje Holden

The purpose of this paper is to examine the determinants of a household's social capital in the form of community group participation and empirically analyses the roles…

How not to punish your neighbour: Microfinance and second-order free riding in rural China

Becky Yang Hsu

– The paper aims to better understand why borrowers do not sanction one another in group-lending microfinance programmes.

Employment fluctuations and sectoral shifts in Egypt: Testing the public/private sectoral shifts hypothesis

Mohamed Hassan, Magda Kandil

Job creation is the most important challenge facing Egypt today. Economic performance has been uneven over the last three decades, but even in periods of high growth, the…

Exports, financial development and economic growth in Pakistan

Muhammad Shahbaz, Mohammad Mafizur Rahman

– This paper aims to explore the relationship between exports, financial development and economic growth in case of Pakistan.

Africa's statistical tragedy: best statistics, best government effectiveness

Oasis Kodila-Tedika

The author aims to analyze the effect of statistical capacity on government effectiveness/efficiency using cross-sectional from a sample of 48 African countries for the…

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