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    • Aid and growth in Malawi 

      Khomba, Daniel Chris; Trew, Alex (University of St Andrews, 2019-02-01) - Working or discussion paper
      We study the local impact of foreign aid to constituencies and districts in Malawi over the period 1999--2013 using a highly detailed new aid database that includes annual disbursements at each project location. First, we ...
    • East side story : historical pollution and persistent neighborhood sorting 

      Heblich, Stephan; Trew, Alex; Zylberberg, Yanos (University of St Andrews, 2018-03-20) - Working or discussion paper
      Why are the east sides of formerly industrial cities often the more deprived? Using individual-level census data together with newly created historical pollution patterns derived from the locations of 5,000 industrial ...
    • The quest for growth in developing countries : an analysis of the effects of foreign aid on economic growth 

      Khomba, Daniel Chris (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-23) - Thesis
      Large quantities of foreign development assistance continue to flow to many developing countries. At the same time, most of the aid-receiving countries have stagnated and become even more aid-dependent. This grim reality ...
    • Towards the microfoundations of finance and growth 

      Trew, Alex (University of St Andrews, 2007-06-20) - Thesis
      We take a critical view of the standard approach to finance and growth. The mapping between the theory and empirics is shown to be poorly understood, and this is traced to deficiencies in our understanding of the microeconomics ...