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Resource Curse or Not: A Question of Appropriability
This paper shows that whether natural resources are good or bad for a country’s development crucially depends on the interaction between institutional setting and the type of resources possessed byExpand
Aid, Aid for Trade, and bilateral trade: An empirical study
In a gravity model for 184 countries between 1990 and 2005, we show that bilateral aid is not only positively correlated with donor exports, as suggested in earlier studies, but also positivelyExpand
Foreign sectoral aid fungibility, growth and poverty reduction
If development assistance targeted at specific sectors is not used as intended, aid is said to be fungible. While fungible aid is in general perceived as being less effective than aid used asExpand
The Resource Curse and its Potential Reversal
Several recent papers suggest that the negative association between natural resource intensity and economic growth can be reversed if institutional quality is high enough. We try to understand thisExpand
Tied Aid, Trade-Facilitating Aid or Trade-Diverting Aid?
Donor aid is often regarded as being informally tied (aid increases donorrecipient exports) and this effect is, in general, interpreted as being harmful to aid recipients. However, in this paper,Expand
Instead of bowling alone? Unretirement of pensioners in Sweden
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to study the re-entry to the workforce of fully retired persons (unretirement) and whether the decision to resume work depends primarily on social or economicExpand
A Question of Appropriability
Whether natural resources are good or bad for a country's development are shown to depend on the interaction between institutional setting and, crucially, the types of resources possessed by theExpand
Instead of Bowling Alone? : Unretirement of Old-Age Pensioners
We study re-entry to the workforce of fully retired persons, so-called unretirement, and whether the decision to resume work depends primarily on social or economic reasons. Using Swedish registerExpand
Human fertilizer and the productivity of farming households
ABSTRACT Ecological sanitation offers both sanitation and fertilizer through recycling of nutrients. Human fertilizer provides a close to free addition of nutrients in household farming and may,Expand
Child Mortality: Is Aid Fungibility in Pro-Poor Expenditure Sectors Decisive?
If development assistance targeted at specific sectors is not used as intended, aid is said to be fungible. Using country-specific estimates of the degree of aid fungibility in “pro-poor” governmentExpand
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