Heshmati, Almas

Studies on Economic Development and Growth in Selected African Countries

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to Studies on Economic Development and Growth in Selected African Countries
Almas Heshmati

Part I. Women’s Empowerment and Demand for Healthcare

2. Measuring Women’s Empowerment in Rwanda
Abdou Musonera, Almas Heshmati

3. Determinants of Demand for Outpatient Health Care in Rwanda
Charles Mulindabigwi Ruhara, Urbanus Mutuku Kioko

Part II. The Impact of Institutions, Aid, Inflation and FDI on Economic Growth

4. The Impact of Institutions on Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from a Panel Data Approach
Kokeb G. Giorgis

5. Fiscal Effects of Aid in Rwanda
Thomas Bwire, Caleb Tamwesigire, Pascal Munyankindi

6. Relationship Between Inflation and Real Economic Growth in Rwanda
Ferdinand Nkikabahizi, Joseph Ndagijimana, Edouard Musabanganji

7. Macroeconomic, Political, and Institutional Determinants of FDI Inflows to Ethiopia: An ARDL Approach
Addis Yimer

Part III. Capital Structure and Bank Loan Growth Effects

8. Firm-Specific Determinants of Insurance Companies’ Capital Structure in Ethiopia
Yitbarek Takele, Daniel Beshir

9. Income Distribution and Economic Growth
Atnafu Gebremeskel

Part IV. Trade, Mineral Exports and Exchange Rate

10. Determinants of Trade with Sub-Saharan Africa: The Secret of German Companies’ Success
Johannes O. Bockmann

11. An Assessment of the Contribution of Mineral Exports to Rwanda’s Total Exports
Emmanuel Mushimiyimana

12. Testing the Balassa Hypothesis in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Fentahun Baylie

Part V. Growth, Productivity and Efficiency in Various Industries

13. Agricultural Tax Responsiveness and Economic Growth in Ethiopia
Hassen Azime, Gollagari Ramakrishna, Melesse Asfaw

14. Improving Agricultural Productivity Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
Olaide Rufai Akande, Hephzibah Onyeje Obekpa, Djomo-Raoul Fani

15. Determinants of Service Sector Firms’ Growth in Rwanda
Eric Uwitonze, Almas Heshmati

16. Labor-Use Efficiency in Kenyan Manufacturing and Service Industries
Masoomeh Rashidghalam

Keywords: Business and Management, African Business, African Economics, Political Economy, Development Economics, Sustainable Development

Publication year
Frontiers in African Business Research
Page amount
11 pages
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