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Development finance : innovations for sustainable growth

Author: Nicholas Biekpe; Danny Cassimon; A W Mullineux
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017] ©2017
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This book presents a broad range of empirical research papers covering key issues in development finance. Despite having gained significant momentum in Africa and other emerging economies, textbooks and research publications on development finance are still very limited. This book shines a light on the main focal areas of the international 'finance for development' agenda and outlines innovative approaches to  Read more...
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Development finance.
Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]
(OCoLC)969864335
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Biekpe; Danny Cassimon; A W Mullineux
ISBN: 9783319541662 3319541668
OCLC Number: 1003191989
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Development Finance; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of contributors; List of abbreviations; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1 Development Finance and Its Innovations for Sustainable Growth. An Introduction; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Development Finance from a 'Financing for Development' Perspective; 1.3 An Overview of the Chapters and Their Link with the International FfD Debate; 1.3.1 Domestic (Public) Resource Mobilization; 1.3.2 Mobilizing Private Domestic Resources: The Role of Innovative and Sustainable Micro-Finance. 1.3.3 Debt Relief as Innovative International Aid and Vehicle to Restore Debt Sustainability1.3.4 International Private Capital Flows for Development; 1.3.5 Remittances for Development; Bibliography; 2 Domestic Resource Mobilization in Africa: Capacity Imperatives; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Domestic Resource Mobilization in the African Context: Importance and State; 2.2.1 Why Is It Important to Focus on Domestic Resource Mobilization?; 2.2.2 What Is the State of Domestic Resource Mobilization in Africa?; 2.2.2.1 Savings; 2.2.2.2 Taxation; 2.2.2.3 Illicit Financial Flows. 2.3 Brief Review of the Literature2.3.1 Selected Evidence at the International Level; 2.3.2 Selected Evidence on Africa; 2.4 Looking at the Capacity Issues: Methodological Framework; 2.4.1 Assessing the Overall State of Capacity: the Africa Capacity Index; 2.4.2 Looking at Capacities Specific to Domestic Resources Mobilization: The Three Dimensions; 2.4.3 Measuring the Domestic Resource Mobilization Efforts: Tax Effort Index; 2.4.4 Looking at Country Cases: Specific Experiences and Lessons; 2.5 Key Findings; 2.5.1 Overall Capacity: The Africa Capacity Index. 2.5.2 Capacities Specific to Domestic Resource Mobilization: Soft and Societal Capacities, Human Capacity and Institutional Capacity2.5.3 Capacity for DRM: Tax Effort Index; 2.5.4 Country Cases Studies: Success Stories and Challenges; 2.5.4.1 Countries' Initiatives and Achievements; 2.5.4.2 Challenges Highlighted by the Country Case Studies; 2.6 Lessons and Policy Implications; 2.6.1 Overall Capacity; 2.6.2 Capacities Specific to Domestic Resources Mobilization; 2.6.3 Tax Effort Index; 2.6.4 Country Cases; 2.7 Conclusion; Bibliography. 3 Tax Buoyancy: A Comparative Study Between Kenya and South Africa3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Literature Review; 3.3 Data and Model Specification; 3.3.1 Data Description; 3.3.2 Model Specification; 3.4 Data Analysis and Presentation of Results; 3.4.1 Stationarity; 3.4.2 Johansen Cointegration Test Results; 3.4.3 Buoyancy Estimates; 3.5 Conclusion and Recommendations; Appendices; Bibliography; 4 The Impact of Microfinance on Household Livelihoods: Evidence from Rural Eritrea; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Background; 4.3 Methodology; 4.3.1 Methodological Framework and Empirical Model.
Responsibility: Nicholas Biekpe, Danny Cassimon, Andrew William Mullineux, editors.

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