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Publications and Working Papers:   Firms in Africa    Stefan Dercon

Firms

 

·         Journal Articles

"Pathways out of Poverty. Private Firms and Economic Mobility in Developing Countries" (book review), 2005, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. XLII (June, 2005).

 "Adjustment Costs and Irreversibility as Determinants of Investment: Evidence from African Manufacturing", 2005, (with A. Bigsten, P.Collier, M. Fafchamps, B., J.W.Gunning, R.Oostendorp, C.Pattillo, M.Söderbom, and F.Teal) Contributions to Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 4: No. 1, Article 12.

 “Do African Manufacturing Firms Learn From Exporting”, 2004, Journal of Development Studies, (with A.Bigsten, P.Collier, B.Gauthier, M.Fafchamps, J.Gunning, A.Oduro, R.Oostendorp, C.Pattillo, M.Soderbom, F.Teal and A.Zeufack), Volume 40, Number 3, February, pp. 115-141 (wp version here)

“Credit constraints in Manufacturing Enterprises in Africa”, (2003), Journal of African Economies (with A.Bigsten, P.Collier, B.Gauthier, M.Fafchamps, J.Gunning, J.Habarurema, R.Oostendorp, C.Pattillo, M.Soderbom, F.Teal and A.Zeufack), vol 12 (1): 104-125. (wp version here)

“Contract Flexibility and Conflict Resolution: Evidence from African Manufacturing”, (2000), Journal of Development Studies, Vol.36, No.4, April, (with A.Bigsten, P.Collier, M.Fafchamps, B.Gauthier, J.Gunning, A.Isaksson, A.Oduro, R.Oostendorp, C.Pattillo, M.Soderbom, F.Teal and A.Zeufack).

“Rates of Return to Physical and Human Capital in Africa’s Manufacturing Sector”, (2000), Economic Development and Cultural Change, July, Vol.48, No.2, (with A.Bigsten, P.Collier, M.Fafchamps, B.Gauthier, J.Gunning, A.Isaksson, A.Oduro, R.Oostendorp, C.Pattillo, M.Soderbom, F.Teal and A.Zeufack).

“Investment in Africa’s Manufacturing Sector: A Four Country Panel Data Analysis”, (1999), Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol.61, No.4, November, pp.489-512 (with A.Bigsten, P.Collier, B.Gauthier, J.Gunning, A.Isaksson, A.Oduro, R.Oostendorp, C.Pattillo, M.Soderbom, M.Sylvain, F.Teal and A.Zeufack)

“Exports of African manufactures: macro policy and firm behaviour”, (1999), Vol.8, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development (with A.Bigsten, P.Collier, B.Gauthier, J.Gunning, J.Habarurema, A.Isaksson, R.Oostendorp, C.Pattillo, M.Soderbom, F.Teal and A.Zeufack).