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Infrastructure and intra-regional trade in Africa

25 January 2023

This study examines the impact of infrastructural development on bilateral trade flows using a panel of 51 African countries from 2003 to 2015. An infrastructure-augmented gravity model was estimated with different indicators of infrastructural developmen ...

The innovation and exports interplay across Africa: Does business environment matter?

25 January 2023

The paper investigates the relationship between innovation and export behaviour across manufacturing and services firms in Africa. The study is based on the general premise that innovation has a positive effect on firm’s exports (self-selection hypothesis ...