African economies

 

John W McArthur. 2016. “Expanding credit for small-scale irrigation.” Brookings blog for US-Africa Business Forum. 15 September.

John W McArthur. 2015. “Agriculture’s role in ending extreme poverty.” In The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty. (edited by Laurence Chandy, Hiroshi Kato and Homi Kharas). Washington, DC: Brookings Press. pp. 175-218.

John W McArthur. 2015. “Taking Stock of Africa’s Green (Shoot) Revolution.” In Africa at a Fork in the Road: Taking Off or Disappointment Once Again. (edited by Ernesto Zedillo, Olivier Cattaneo and Haynie Wheeler). Yale University Center for the Study of Globalization (eBook). pp. 449-471.

John W McArthur. 2015. “Seeds of a ‘green revolution’ in Africa?” Brookings – Future Development blog. 4 May.

John W McArthur and Christine Zhang. 2014. “Six Things to Know About Child Survival Since 2000.” Brookings UpFront. 29 September.

John W McArthur. 2014. “Seven Million Lives Saved: Under-5 Mortality Since the Launch of the Millennium Development Goals.”  Brookings Institution. Global Economy and Development Working Paper 78. September.

Brandon Routman and John W McArthur. 2014. “Youth Unemployment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Varying Solutions to Complex Challenges.” Brookings – Africa in Focus. 12 August.

John W McArthur. 2014. “Pushing the Employment Frontiers for Africa’s Rural and Urban Youth.” In Foresight Africa: Top Priorities for the Continent in 2014. Brookings Institution – Africa Growth Initiative. January.

John W McArthur and Jeffrey D Sachs. 2013. “A General Equilibrium Model for Analyzing African Rural Subsistence Economies and an African Green Revolution.”  Brookings Institution. Africa Growth Initiative Working Paper 12. June.

John W McArthur. 2013.  “To End Poverty Worldwide, Fix African Agriculture First.”  The Globe and Mail (online). 29 May.

John W McArthur. 2013. “Good Things Grow in Scaled Packages: Africa’s Agricultural Challenge in Historical Context.” Brookings Institution Africa Growth Initiative: Working Paper 11. May.

John W McArthur and James Radner. 2012.“Nez à Nez: Advanced Countries and the Horn of AfricaGlobal Brief.  February.

Roseline Remans, Paul M Pronyk, Jessica C Fanzo, Jiehua Chen, Cheryl A Palm, Bennett Nemser, Maria Muniz, Alex Radunsky, Alem Hadera Abay, Mouctar Coulibaly, Joseph Mensah-Homiah, Margaret Wagah, Xiaoyi An, Christine Mwaura, Eva Quintana, Marie-Andree Somers, Pedro A Sanchez, Sonia E Sachs, John W McArthur, and Jeffrey D Sachs, for the Millennium Villages Study group.  2011.  “A Multi-sector Intervention to Accelerate Reductions in Child Stunting: An Observational Study from Nine sub-Saharan African Countries.”  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vol. 94, pp. 1632-1642.

Generose Nziguheba, Cheryl A. Palm, Tadesse Berhe, Glenn Denning, Ahmed Dicko, Omar Diouf, Willy Diru,Rafael Flor, Fred Frimpong, Rebbie Harawa, Bocary Kaya, Elikana Manumbu, John W McArthur, Patrick Mutuo, Mbaye Ndiaye, Amadou Niang, Phelire Nkhoma, Gerson Nyadzi, Jeffrey Sachs, Clare Sullivan, Gebrekidan Teklu, Lekan Tobe, and Pedro A. Sanchez.  2010.  “The African Green Revolution: Results from the Millennium Villages Project.” Advances in Agronomy. Vol. 109, pp. 75-115.

John W McArthur. 2009. “Everywhere a Hammer on a Nail – Review of Dambisa Moyo’s Dead Aid.” State of the Planet blog, Earth Institute. April 1.

Jeffrey D Sachs, John W McArthur, Guido Schmidt-Traub, Margaret Kruk, Chandrika Bahadur, Michael Faye, and Gordon McCord. 2004. “Ending Africa’s Poverty Trap.” Brookings Papers on Economic Activity.  Vol. 1, pp. 117-240.

Jeffrey D Sachs, John W McArthur, Guido Schmidt-Traub, Margaret Kruk, Chandrika Bahadur, Michael Faye, and Gordon McCord. 2004. “Millennium Development Goals Needs Assessments for Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda.” UN Millennium Project Working Paper. September 2004. (Background paper to: Sachs, Jeffrey D, John W McArthur, Guido Schmidt-Traub, Margaret Kruk, Chandrika Bahadur, Michael Faye and Gordon McCord. 2004. “Ending Africa’s Poverty Trap.” Brookings Papers on Economic Activity. 1: 117-216.)

Jeffrey D Sachs, John W McArthur, Guido Schmidt-Traub, Margaret Kruk, Chandrika Bahadur, and Michael Faye. 2004. “Millennium Development Goals Needs Assessments: Country Case Studies of Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda.” UN Millennium Project Working Paper. January 2004.

Michael Faye, John W McArthur, Jeffrey D Sachs, and Thomas Snow.  2004. “The Challenges Facing Landlocked Developing Economies.” Journal of Human Development. Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 31-68

John W McArthur and Francis Teal. 2002. “Corruption and Firm Performance in Africa.” Oxford Center for the Study of African Economies Working Paper #2002-10. December 2002. (Also available as Working Paper 7, Columbia University Center for the Study of Globalization and Sustainable Development, January 2004.)