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African Successes, Volume III: Modernization and Development

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil, editors

Published in September 2016 by University of Chicago Press
© 2016 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in Research on Africa

NBER Program(s):DEV, PE

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406 pages
ISBN: 0-226-31572-X

Table of Contents

Front matter and Series Introduction to "African Successes: Modernization and Development": Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, David N. Weil (p. 1 - 4) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction to "African Successes: Modernization and Development": Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, David N. Weil (p. 5 - 10) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Resolving the African Financial Development Gap: Cross-Country Comparisons and a Within-Country Study of Kenya: Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti, Robert Cull, Jun Qian, Lemma Senbet, Patricio Valenzuela (p. 13 - 62) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Challenges in Banking the Rural Poor: Evidence from Kenya's Western Province: Pascaline Dupas, Sarah Green, Anthony Keats, Jonathan Robinson (p. 63 - 101) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. The Financial Sector in Burundi: An Investigation of Its Efficiency in Resource Mobilization and Allocation: Janvier D. Nkurunziza, Léonce Ndikumana, Prime Nyamoya (p. 103 - 156) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Were the Nigerian Banking Reforms of 2005 a Success … and for the Poor?: Lisa D. Cook (p. 157 - 182) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. Misallocation, Property Rights, and Access to Finance: Evidence from within and across Africa: Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, Bent E. Sørensen (p. 183 - 211) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. New Cellular Networks in Malawi: Correlates of Service Rollout and Network Performance: Dimitris Batzilis, Taryn Dinkelman, Emily Oster, Rebecca Thornton, Deric Zanera (p. 215 - 245) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. Mobile Banking: The Impact of M-Pesa in Kenya: Isaac Mbiti, David N. Weil (p. 247 - 293) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. African Export Successes: Surprises, Stylized Facts, and Explanations: William Easterly, Ariell Reshef (p. 297 - 342) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. AGOA Rules: The Intended and Unintended Consequences of Special Fabric Provisions: Lawrence Edwards, Robert Z. Lawrence (p. 343 - 393) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
Indexes: (p. 399 - 406) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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