International Journal of Development Issues: Volume 16 Issue 1


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Trade, aid and terror

Simplice Asongu, Oasis Kodila-Tedika

This paper aims to assess the role of foreign aid in reducing the hypothetically negative impact of terrorism on trade using a panel of 78 developing countries with data…

Are manufacturing workers benefiting from trade? The case of Mexico’s manufacturing sector

Luis Villanueva

This paper aims to focus on the distributive implications of trade by studying how manufacturing workers’ relative earnings and employment have changed in post–North…

Intellectual property rights, migrants and competitiveness

Xiaohui Yang, Huiying Zhang

This paper aims to explore the moderating effect of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection on the relationship between migrants and competitiveness.

The drivers of economic growth in China and India: globalization or financial development?

Magda Kandil, Muhammad Shahbaz, Mantu Kumar Mahalik, Duc Khuong Nguyen

Using annual data from 1970 to 2013 for China and India, this paper aims to examine the impact of globalization and financial development on economic growth by…

Does PAPI monitoring improve local governance? Evidence from a natural experiment in Vietnam

Long Giang, Cuong Nguyen, Anh Tran

The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of monitoring local authorities on the quality of governance and public services reported by citizens in Vietnam, using…

Three years after their first social justice index: how well did LDCs perform?

Heba E. Helmy

The purpose of this paper is to utilize a newly constructed index for social justice, with its two versions SJI-1 and SJI-2, to measure new values for the indexes in 35…

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