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African export successes

African export successes

surprises, stylized facts, and explanations

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Easterly, Ariell Reshef
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 16597, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 16597.
ContributionsReshef, Ariell, National Bureau of Economic Research
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24836005M
LC Control Number2011655832

This is Volume III of a four volume set that reports on progress with economic, political, and social development in Africa over recent decades. Volume I deals with the essential issues of social stability and other prerequisites for growth. Volume II covers health, gender, and education, all of which are of first-order importance if people are to benefit from and contribute to economic.   In recent years, a broad swath of African countries has begun to show a remarkable dynamism. From Mozambique’s impressive growth rate (averaging 8% p.a. for more than a decade) to Kenya’s emergence as a major global supplier of cut flowers, from M-pesa’s mobile phone-based cash transfers to KickStart’s low-cost irrigation.

Explaining Africa’s Export Performance – Taking a New Look Oliver Morrissey and Andrew Mold Abstract Africa’s export performance over recent decades is typically portrayed as being poor. This paper takes a new look at the record, using data on the volume rather than the value of African by: African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) The information in this book is intended to be accurate as at File Size: 2MB.

The following chapters of this book are listed in IDEAS. Sebastian Edwards & Simon Johnson & David N. Weil, "Front matter and Series Introduction to "African Successes: Modernization and Development"," NBER Chapters, in: African Successes, Volume III: Modernization and Development, pages , National Bureau of Economic Research, by: 1. In fact, African export production exceeded the small value of European exports until the early s. ― 20 ― this period, however, the colonial authorities decided to restrict African participation in the production of such other export commodities, and the value of indigenous contributions to international trade actually declined after


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We establish the following stylized facts: (1) Exports are characterized by Big Hits, (2) the Big Hits change from one period to the next, and (3) these changes are not explained by global factors like global commodity prices.

These conclusions are robust to excluding extractable products (oil and minerals) and other commodities. Moreover, African Big Hits exhibit similar patterns as Big Hits. 8. African Export Successes: Surprises, Stylized Facts, and Explanations William Easterly and Ariell Reshef 9.

AGOA Rules: The Intended and Unintended Consequences of Special Fabric Provisions Lawrence Edwards and Robert Z. Author: Sebastian Edwards. African Export Successes: Surprises, Stylized Facts, and Explanations William Easterly, Ariell Reshef.

Chapter in NBER book African Successes, Volume III: Modernization and Development (), Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil, editors (p. - ) Published in September by University of Chicago PressCited by: Export successes are rare, but when nations do get a big hit, sales of that good tend to skyrocket.

For example, the average share of the top export from 37 African nations is percent of all of that nation's exports. The second largest export, by comparison, accounts for only percent of exports on average.

Studies of African economic development frequently focus on the daunting challenges the continent faces. From recurrent crises to ethnic conflicts and long-standing corruption, a raft of deep-rooted problems has led many to regard the continent as facing many hurdles to raise living standards.

Yet Africa has made considerable progress in the past decade, with a GDP growth. Champions in the African export portfolio include cut flowers, frozen fish, t-shirts, women's trousers, footwear and transistors.

These cases illustrate that Africa can compete. These are among the findings of the International Trade Centre's new Trade Performance Index, launched in Bangkok at UNCTAD X. Get this from a library. African export successes: surprises, stylized facts, and explanations. [William Easterly; Ariell Reshef; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- We establish the following stylized facts: (1) Exports are characterized by Big Hits, (2) the Big Hits change from one period to the next, and (3) these changes are not explained by global factors.

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Broadly speaking, compositionthe of exports from subSaharan Africa has remained relatively - constant over time, with a relatively low share of manufacturing exports and high shares of all other export categories (agriculture, food, fuel and ores and metals).

African Export Successes: Surprises, Stylized Facts, and Explanations William Easterly and Ariell Reshef NBER Working Paper No. December JEL No. D8,F1,O1,O3,O4 ABSTRACT We establish the following stylized facts: (1) Exports are characterized by Big Hits, (2) the Big Hits.

Downloadable. We establish the following stylized facts: (1) Exports are characterized by Big Hits, (2) the Big Hits change from one period to the next, and (3) these changes are not explained by global factors like global commodity prices. These conclusions are robust to excluding extractable products (oil and minerals) and other commodities.

African Export Successes: Surprises, Stylized Facts, and Explanations Article (PDF Available) December with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Additional stylized facts about African export survival have been highlighted in a recent World Bank study (World Bank, ).

Once income levels and other country-level covariates are controlled, sub-Saharan Africa's performance in terms of export survival is comparable to that of Latin America and better than that of the Middle by:   African exports of high-value agricultural products, such as processed agricultural goods and horticultural products have been growing rapidly.

Some observers seem to feel that expanding these exports might be key to generating the new export revenues needed to promote development. While there is a lot of potential for expanding these exports, it seems likely that. Success and Failure of African Exporters Olivier Cadot, yLeonardo Iacovone, zDenisse Pierola, xFerdinand Rauch{January 3, Abstract Using a novel dataset with transaction-level export data from four African countries (Malawi, Mali, Senegal and Tanzania), this paper explores the determinants of success upon entry into export market.

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