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Econometric Methods for Analyzing Economic Development

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Exploring and understanding the analysis of economic development is essential as global economies continue to experience extreme fluctuation. Econometrics brings together statistical methods for practical content and economic relations. Econometric Methods for Analyzing Economic Development is a comprehensive collection that focuses on various regions and their economies at a pivotal time when the majority of nations are struggling with stabilizing their economies. Outlining areas such as employment rates, utilization of natural resources, and regional impacts, this collection of research is an excellent tool for scholars, academics, and professionals looking to expand their knowledge on today’s turbulent and changing economy.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
  7. Section 1: Employment, Economic Growth, and Inflation
    1. Chapter 1: Asymmetric Equilibrium Adjustment between Employment and Economic Growth in Côte d’Ivoire
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. ECONOMETRIC METHODOLOGY
      4. 3. DATA AND EMPIRICAL RESULTS
      5. 4. FINAL REMARKS
    2. Chapter 2: Inflation and Economic Performance in the CFA Franc Zone
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. RELATED LITERATURE
      4. 3. CFA FRANC ZONE: BACKGROUND AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
      5. 4. ECONOMETRIC METHODOLOGY
      6. 5. EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: A New Keynesian Phillips Curve for South Africa
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. THE NEW KEYNESIAN PHILLIPS CURVE
      4. 4. DATA AND METHOD
      5. 5. RESULTS
      6. 6. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 2: Development and Equity
    1. Chapter 4: Point Density Estimation of Changes in Income Polarization in Tanzania, 1992−2001
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. MOTIVATION AND INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. OVERVIEW OF INCOME DISTRIBUTION IN TANZANIA
      4. 3. THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL STRATEGIES
      5. 4. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. 5. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
      7. APPENDIX
    2. Chapter 5: Sources of Income Inequality in Nigeria
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK AND LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. 3. MATERIALS AND METHODS
      5. 4. RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS
      6. 5. INCOME REDISTRIBUTION/GROWTH AND POVERTY CHANGE
      7. 6. RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 6: Measuring and Explaining Economic Inequality
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. NOTATION AND PRELIMINARIES
      4. 3. THE GINI INDEX OF ORDER AND ITS PROPERTIES
      5. 4. DECOMPOSITION INTO SUB-GROUPS
      6. 5. A PARTICULAR CASE FOR=2
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 7: Demand for Health Care in Kenya
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK
      4. 3. DATA
      5. 4. DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS
      6. 5. ESTIMATION RESULTS
      7. 6. DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
      8. 7. POLICY IMPLICATIONS
    5. Chapter 8: Explaining International Land Transactions in Africa
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. UNDERSTANDING INTERNATIONAL LAND TRANSACTIONS
      4. 3. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
      5. 4. DATA, ECONOMETRIC MODEL, AND ESTIMATION
      6. 5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 3: Regional Impacts
    1. Chapter 9: Simulating Impacts on Regional Economies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. THE MODEL
      4. 3. SIMULATION PROPERTIES
      5. 4. CASE STUDY
      6. 5. METHODOLOGY AND DATA
      7. 6. RESULTS
      8. 7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 10: Regional Structure and Economic Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. THE GEOGRAPHY OF SPECIALIZATION AND CONCENTRATION
      4. 3. REGIONAL DIVERSITY AND INDUSTRIAL STRUCTURE ACROSS CITIES
      5. 4. THE ECONOMIC STRUCTURE OF REGIONS: CLASSIFICATION PRELIMINARIES
      6. 5. URBAN GROWTH EMPIRICS
      7. APPENDIX: DATA SOURCES AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 4: Technology, Natural Resources, Energy, and Growth
    1. Chapter 11: Population Dynamics, Economic Growth, and Energy Consumption in Kenya
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. REVIEW OF PRIOR RESEARCH
      4. 3. DATA AND MODEL
      5. 4. EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS
      6. 5. CONCLUSION AND POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS
    2. Chapter 12: Embedding New Technologies and Extending Time Horizons in Input-Output Analysis
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. INPUT-OUTPUT FRAMEWORK
      4. 3. PROBLEM DESCRIPTION
      5. 4. PROBLEM RESOLUTIONS
      6. 5. SUMMARY
    3. Chapter 13: Application of Quantitative Methods in Natural Resource Management in Africa
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
      4. 3. REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
      5. 4. CHALLENGES TO EMPIRICAL APPLICATIONS
      6. 5. IMPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
      7. 6. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 14: Natural Resources and Welfare
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
      3. 2. DATA AND EMPIRICAL METHODOLOGY
      4. 3. ESTIMATION RESULTS
      5. 4. CONCLUSION
      6. APPENDIX 1
      7. APPENDIX 2
    5. Chapter 15: The Role of Governance in Teledensity and Economic Growth
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. PRIOR RESEARCH
      4. 3. METHODOLOGY AND DATA
      5. 4. DATA TYPES AND SOURCES
      6. 5. ESTIMATION AND RESULTS
      7. 6. CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors