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The Impact of Mobile Phone Penetration on African Inequality
The aim of this paper is to complement theoretical and qualitative literature with empirical evidence on the income-redistributive effect of mobile phone penetration in 52 African countries. ItExpand
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Environmental Degradation, ICT and Inclusive Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
This study examines how information and communication technology (ICT) complements carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to influence inclusive human development in forty-four Sub-Saharan African countriesExpand
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Testing the relationships between energy consumption, CO2 emissions, and economic growth in 24 African countries: a panel ARDL approach
This study complements existing literature by examining the nexus between energy consumption (EC), CO2 emissions (CE), and economic growth (GDP; gross domestic product) in 24 African countries usingExpand
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Enhancing ICT for Environmental Sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa
This study examines how increasing ICT penetration in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) can contribute towards environmental sustainability by decreasing CO2 emissions. The empirical evidence is based theExpand
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How has Mobile Phone Penetration Stimulated Financial Development in Africa?
In the first macroeconomic empirical assessment of the relationship between mobile phones and finance, the author examines the correlations between mobile phone penetration and financial developmentExpand
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The Role of Governance in Mobile Phones for Inclusive Human Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
This study assesses the synergy effects of governance in mobile phone penetration for inclusive human development in Sub-Saharan Africa with data for the period 2000-2012 by employing a battery ofExpand
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Conditional Determinants of Mobile Phones Penetration and Mobile Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa
Using 25 policy variables, this study investigates determinants of mobile phone/banking in 49 sub-Saharan African countries with data for the year 2011. The determinants are classified into sixExpand
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Linkages between Financial Development, Financial Instability, Financial Liberalisation and Economic Growth in Africa
In the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis, the implications of financial liberalisation for stability and economic growth has come under increased scrutiny. One strand of literature positsExpand
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Government Quality Determinants of Stock Market Performance in African Countries
How do government policies and institutions affect stock market performance? As stock markets grow broader and deeper in African countries, the question becomes more critical. Government qualityExpand
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Financial development dynamic thresholds of financial globalization: Evidence from Africa
Purpose – The issue of which financial initial conditions are necessary to materialize the benefits of financial globalization remains open to debate in the literature. In this paper, the authorExpand
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