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Economic Reform and the Process of Global Integration
WHEN T H E BROOKINGS Panel on Economic Activity began in 1970, the world economy roughly accorded with the idea of three distinct economic systems: a capitalist first world, a socialist second world,
Natural Resource Abundance and Economic Growth
One of the surprising features of modern economic growth is that economies with abundant natural resources have tended to grow less rapidly than natural-resource-scarce economies. In this paper we
The economic burden of malaria.
  • J. Gallup, J. Sachs
  • Economics, Medicine
    The American journal of tropical medicine and…
  • 2001
It is speculated about the mechanisms that could cause malaria to have such a large impact on the economy, such as foreign investment and economic networks within the country, and a second independent measure of malaria has a slightly higher correlation with economic growth in the 1980-1996 period.
The end of poverty: economic possibilities for our time.
  • J. Sachs
  • Economics
    European journal of dental education : official…
  • 1 February 2008
Jeffrey Sachs explains why, over the past two hundred years, wealth has diverged across the planet in the manner that it has and why the poorest nations have been so markedly unable to escape the cruel vortex of poverty.
Geography and Economic Development
Location and climate have large effects on income levels and income growth through their effects on transport costs, disease burdens, and agricultural productivity, among other channels. Geography
Geography, demography, and economic growth in Africa.
This paper presents the effects of climate, topography, and natural ecology on public health, nutrition, demographics, technological diffusion, international trade and other determinants of
The economic and social burden of malaria
There are multiple channels by which malaria impedes development, including effects on fertility, population growth, saving and investment, worker productivity, absenteeism, premature mortality and medical costs.
Sources of Slow Growth in African Economies
This paper offers some econometric evidence on the sources of slow growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. The evidence suggests that the continent's slow growth can be explained in an international
The East Asian Financial Crisis: Diagnosis, Remedies, Prospects
"HISTORY," JAWAHARLAL NEHRU famously observed, "is almost always written by the victors. " I Financial history, it seems, is written by the creditors. When a financial crisis arises, it is the