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Recent Scholarly Publications

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"The World Bank Made Me Do It?" International Factors and Ghana's Transition to Democracy

May 2008

Ghana is widely regarded as a signal success story in the African “wave” of democratizations of the 1990s.

Helping the Poor to Help Themselves: Debt Relief or Aid?

December 2006

Recent world events have created a compelling need for new perspectives and realistic solutions to the problem of sovereign debt.

Empowering the Poor: What Does Democracy Have to Do with It?

April 2005

Poverty reduction on a large scale depends on empowering those who are most motivated to move out of poverty - poor people themselves.

Dams and Development: Transnational Struggles For Water and Power

August 2004

Big dams built for irrigation, power, water supply, and other purposes were among the most potent symbols of economic development for much of the twentieth century.

Measuring the Dynamic Gains from Trade

December 2001

This article investigates the links between trade policy and economic growth in a panel of 57 countries between 1970 and 1989.

Debt Relief

January 2000

At the Gleneagles summit in July 2005, the heads of state from the G-8 countries - the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia and the United Kingdom - called on the...

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Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education