Enowbi Batuo, Michael and Fabro, Gema (2009): Economic Development, Institutional Quality and Regional integration: Evidence from Africa Countries.
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The aim of this paper is to provide new empirical evidence about the determinants of per capita income in African countries, with particular attention to the affects of governance institutional quality and sub regional integration on income level. We use a sample of 49 countries from the period 1996-2004 and the Generalized Method of Moments Estimation model for dynamic panel, proposed by Arellano and Bond (1991). The results show that African regional groups with better institutions, higher degrees of regional integration cooperation, higher rates of investment in human capital and lower rates of population growth, show a higher level of per capita income
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Economic Development, Institutional Quality and Regional integration: Evidence from Africa Countries.|
|English Title:||Economic Development, Institutional Quality and Regional integration: Evidence from Africa Countries|
|Keywords:||Sub-Regional Integration, Institutional Quality, Economic development|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O55 - Africa
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O43 - Institutions and Growth
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models ; Multiple Variables > C33 - Panel Data Models ; Spatio-temporal Models
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O12 - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
|Depositing User:||Michael Enowbi Batuo|
|Date Deposited:||08. Dec 2009 18:09|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 19:26|
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