International Journal of Development Issues: Volume 15 Issue 3


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State fragility and transparency

Nabamita Dutta, Sanjukta Roy

The purpose of this paper is to test the relationship between state fragility and transparency. A state is deemed fragile when it falters in its ability to manage conflict…

Technical efficiency of Microfinance Institutions (MFIs): Does ownership matter? Evidence from African MFIs

Bereket Zerai Gebremichael, Hailemichael Tesfay Gessesse

The paper aims to evaluate the technical efficiency of African Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) and examine if there is performance difference by ownership type.

Economic growth, inequality and trade in developing countries

Muhammad Tariq Majeed

The purpose of this study is to analytically explore and empirically test the relationships between economic growth, inequality and trade using a panel data set of 65…

Domestic policies and external spillovers: Evidence across developed and developing countries

Magda Kandil

Using data for a sample of advanced and developing countries, this paper aims to study the responses of monetary growth and the growth of government spending to external…

Penetration of MFIs among Indian states: an understanding through macro variables

Sougata Ray, Sushanta Mahapatra

The Indian microfinance industry witnessed one of the fastest growths in the recent times. However, the striking feature of this growth is that the Microfinance…

Food security in Cambodia: trends and policy objectives

Richard J. Culas, Kimsong Tek

The paper presents food and nutritional status and relevant policy objectives that can sustain food security in Cambodia. This paper aims to review Cambodia’s food…

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