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    • Essays on corruption and development issues 

      Lauw, Erven (University of St Andrews, 2015) - Thesis
      Corruption is widely considered to have adverse effects on economic development through its negative impact on the volume and quality of public investment and the efficiency of government services. Conversely, many of these ...
    • Essays on governance, public finance, and economic development 

      Okumu, Ibrahim Mike (University of St Andrews, 2014) - Thesis
      This thesis is composed of three distinct but related essays. The first essay studies the role of the size of the economy in mitigating the impact of public sector corruption on economic development. The analysis is based ...
    • 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 ...