Journal of Economic Development

Articles from Vol. 42, No. 1, March

'Arranged' Marriage, Education, and Dowry: A Contract-Theoretic Perspective
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.INTRODUCTION: BACKGROUNDDowry is characterised by asymmetry, uncertainty and unpredictability (Srinivas, 1989).This paper provides a framework to explore interconnections among "arranged" marriage, education,...
Economic Liberalization and the Environmental Kuznets Curve: Some Empirical Evidence
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. INTRODUCTIONEconomic liberalization and environment are two major issues defining today's political agenda (Baek et al., 2009; Copeland, 2005; Copeland and Taylor, 2004). Although the theoretical backgrounds...
Exchange Rate Volatility and Its Impact on Commodity Trade Flows between Singapore and Malaysia
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.INTRODUCTIONIntroduction of floating exchange rate regime in early seventies has presented exchange rate uncertainty to traders and possibility of negative effects on trade between nations. However, theoretical...
Exploring Links between Fdi Inflows, Energy Consumption, and Economic Growth: Further Evidence from Mena Countries
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. INTRODUCTIONThe relationship between energy consumption, foreign direct investment as well as energy consumption and economic growth has been the subject of considerable academic research over the past few...
Pre- and Post-Crisis Trust in Banks: Lessons from Transitional Countries
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.INTRODUCTIONFollowing Coleman (1988) and Putnam's (1993) seminal papers, the concept of trust has become increasingly popular in the economics literature and many arguments have been put forward regarding the...
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