Publications

2020

  • Awaworyi Churchill, S, Madhoo, Y and Nath, S 2020, 'Ethnic diversity and human capital development in India: A disaggregated analysis at the state and district levels', Applied Economics, vol. 52, no. 5, pp. 506-518
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S and Marisetty, V 2020, 'Financial inclusion and poverty: a tale of forty-five thousand households', Applied Economics, vol. 52, no. 16, pp. 1777-1788.
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S, Inekwe, J and Ivanovski, K 2020, 'Stochastic convergence in per capita CO2 emissions: Evidence from emerging economies, 19212014', Energy Economics, vol. 86, pp. 1-11
  • Hoang, T. C., Pham, H., Ramiah, V., Moosa, I., & Le, D. V. (2020). The effects of information disclosure regulation on stock markets: Evidence from Vietnam. Research in International Business and Finance51, 101082.
  • Madhou, A., Sewak, T., Moosa, I., & Ramiah, V. (2020). Forecasting the GDP of a small open developing economy: an application of FAVAR models. Applied Economics52(17), 1845-1856.
  • Russell, Douglas, Daryl Higgins and Alberto Posso (Forthcoming), ‘Preventing child sexual abuse: A systematic review of interventions and their efficacy in developing countries' Child Abuse & Neglect 102.
  • Trinh, Trong Anh, Simon Feeny, and Alberto Posso (Forthcoming), ‘Rainfall Shocks and Child Health: The Role of Parental Mental Health’ Climate and Development.
  • Trinh, Trong Anh, Simon Feeny, and Alberto Posso (Forthcoming), 'The Impact of Natural Disasters on Migration: Findings from Vietnam' Journal of Demographic Economics.
  • Trinh, Trong Anh, Alberto Posso, and Simon Feeny (2020), ‘Child Labor and Rainfall Deviation: Panel Data Evidence from Rural Vietnam’ The Developing Economies 58(1), pp. 63-76.
  • Yamashita, N., & Yamauchi, I. (2020). Innovation responses of Japanese firms to Chinese import competition. The World Economy43(1), 60-80.
  • Zhang, Q and Awaworyi Churchill, S 2020, 'Income Inequality and Subjective Wellbeing: Panel Data Evidence from China', China Economic Review, vol. 60, pp. 1-10

2019

  • Al-Jassar, S., & Moosa, I. A. (2019). Country Effects, Industry Effects and the Effectiveness of International Diversification Within the GCC Region. Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies22(04), 1950028.
  • Appau, S and Awaworyi Churchill, S 2019, 'Bridging cultural categories of consumption through indeterminacy: A consumer culture perspective on the rise of African Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity', Journal of Consumer Culture, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 1-125
  • Appau, S and Awaworyi Churchill, S 2019, 'Charity, Volunteering Type and Subjective Wellbeing', Voluntas, vol. 30, pp. 1118-1132
  • Avcioglu, S., & Karabay, B. (2019). Search efficiency, wage dynamics and welfare. Economic Modelling83, 270-286.
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S, Ivanovski, K and Bhattacharya, M 2019, 'The role of ethnic diversity in sustainable environmental growth: new evidence across different income regions', Applied Economics, vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 398-408
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S and Smyth, R 2019, 'Transport poverty and subjective wellbeing', Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, vol. 124, pp. 40-54
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S, Nuhu, A and Lopez, K 2019, 'Persistence of gender inequality: the role of ethnic divisions', Applied Economics, vol. 51, no. 8, pp. 781-796
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S, Appau, S and Farrell, L 2019, 'Religiosity, income and wellbeing in developing countries', Empirical Economics, vol. 56, pp. 959-985
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S and Laryea, E 2019, 'Crime and Ethnic Diversity: Cross-Country Evidence', Crime and Delinquency, vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 239-269.
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S, Inekwe, J, Ivanovski, K and Smyth, R 2019, 'Dynamics of oil price, precious metal prices and the exchange rate in the long-run', Energy Economics, vol. 84, pp. 1-13.
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S 2019, 'Firm financial performance in Sub-Saharan Africa: the role of ethnic diversity', Empirical Economics, vol. 57, pp. 957-970
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S and Valenzuela, M 2019, 'Determinants of firm performance: does ethnic diversity matter?', Empirical Economics, vol. 57, no. 6, pp. 2079-2105.
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S and Appau, S 2019, 'Microfinance in Latin America and the Caribbean: the curse and blessing of ethnic diversity', Applied Economics, pp. 1-15
  • Clarke, M., & Feeny, S. (2019). The dragon versus the kangaroo: perceptions of Chinese and Australian influence and development assistance in Vanuatu. Australian Journal of Political Science54(3), 334-354.
  • Chuah, S. H., Feeny, S., Hoffmann, R., & Sanjaya, M. R. (2019). Conflict, ethnicity and gender: A money-burning field experiment in Indonesia. Economics Letters177, 14-17.
  • Feeny, S., Hansen, P., Knowles, S., McGillivray, M., & Ombler, F. (2019). Donor motives, public preferences and the allocation of UK foreign aid: a discrete choice experiment approach. Review of World Economics155(3), 511-537.
  • Feeny, S., Posso, A., Awaworyi Churchill, S., Westhorp, G., & Gauer, M. (2019). Changing Lives: An Analysis of Child Sponsorship Data.
  • Hille, E., Shahbaz, M., & Moosa, I. (2019). The impact of FDI on regional air pollution in the Republic of Korea: A way ahead to achieve the green growth strategy?. Energy Economics81, 308-326.
  • Madsen, J. B., Robertson, P. E., & Ye, L. (2019). Malthus was right: Explaining a millennium of stagnation. European Economic Review, 118, 51-68.
  • Moosa, I. A. (2019). Growth and environmental degradation in MENA countries: methodological issues and empirical evidence. Middle East Development Journal11(2), 251-269.
  • Posso, Alberto (2019), 'The health consequences of hazardous and nonhazardous child labor', Review of Development Economics 23(2), pp.619-639.
  • Scambary, J. (2019). Robbing Peter to pay Paul: changing clientelist patterns in East Timor’s 2017 parliamentary elections. Democratization26(7), 1114-1131.
  • Yamashita, N., & Yamauchi, I. (2019). The Rise of the People’s Republic of China and its Competition Effects on Innovation in Japan.
  • Yamashita, N., & Yamauchi, I. (2019). The effects of offshore production on onshore innovation: Evidence from Japanese multinationals. Research Policy48(9), 103836.
  • Ye, L., & Robertson, P. E. (2019). Hitting the Great Wall: Structural change and China's growth slowdown. China Economic Review, 56, 101302.
  • Zhang, S.Q. and Alberto Posso (2019), ‘Thinking inside the box: A closer look at financial inclusion and household income’ Journal of Development Studies 55(7), pp.1616-1631. 

 

2018

  • Aspinall, E., Hicken, A., Scambary, J., & Weiss, M. (2018). Exchange: Timor-Leste Votes-Parties and Patronage. Journal of Democracy29(1), 153-167.
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S, Danso, J and Nyatefe, E 2018, 'Microfinance Institution Performance: Does the Macro-economy matter?', Economic Papers, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 429-442
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S and Mishra, V 2018, 'Returns to education in China: a meta-analysis', Applied Economics, vol. 50, no. 54, pp. 5903-5919
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S 2018, 'Sustainability and depth of outreach: Evidence from microfinance institutions in sub‐Saharan Africa', Development Policy Review, vol. 36, no. S2, pp. 676-695
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S and Mishra, V 2018, 'The impact of ethnic diversity on microenterprise start-ups', Applied Economics, vol. 50, no. 40, pp. 4328-4342
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S and Nuhu, A 2018, 'The impact of ethnic diversity on tourism revenue and tourist arrivals', Tourism Economics, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 753-761
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S and Yew, S 2018, 'The effect of military expenditure on growth: an empirical synthesis', Empirical Economics, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 1357-1387
  • Elkins, M., Feeny, S., & Prentice, D. (2018). Are Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers Associated with Reductions in Poverty and Improvements in Well-being?. The Journal of Development Studies, 54(2), 377-393.
  • Feeny, S., Posso, A., McDonald, L., Chuyen, T. T. K., & Tung, S. T. (2018). Beyond monetary benefits of restoring sight in Vietnam: Evaluating well-being gains from cataract surgery. PloS one13(2), e0192774.
  • Gupta, G., Mahmud, M., Maitra, P., Mitra, S., & Neelim, A. (2018). Religion, minority status, and trust: Evidence from a field experiment. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization146, 180-205.
  • Leibbrandt, A., Maitra, P., & Neelim, A. (2018). Large stakes and little honesty? Experimental evidence from a developing country. Economics Letters169, 76-79.
  • Mishra, A., Ray, R., & Risse, L. (2018). A multidimensional dynamic measure of child disadvantage: a methodological tool for policymakers. Social Indicators Research139(3), 1187-1218.
  • Mishra, A., & Mishra, V. (2018). Is there conditional convergence in the per capita incomes of BIMAROU states in India?. Economic Modelling70, 429-437.
  • Mishra, A., & Mishra, V. (2018). Re-examination of convergence hypothesis among Indian states in panel stationarity testing framework with structural breaks. Applied Economics50(3), 268-286.
  • Moosa, I. A. (2018). Does financialization retard growth? Time series and cross-sectional evidence. Applied Economics50(31), 3405-3415.
  • Nidup, J., Feeny, S., & de Silva, A. (2018). Improving Well-Being in Bhutan: A Pursuit of Happiness or Poverty Reduction?. Social Indicators Research140(1), 79-100.
  • Pham, H. N. A., Ramiah, V., Moosa, I., & Moyan, L. (2018). The wealth effect and diamond risk structure of financial regulation. Applied Economics50(16), 1852-1865.
  • Posso, Alberto and Prema-chandra Athukorala (2018), 'Microfinance and child mortality' Applied Economics 50(21), pp. 2313-2324.
  • Razzak, W. A., & Moosa, I. A. (2018). Monetary policy, corporate profit and house prices. Applied Economics50(28), 3106-3114.
  • Scambary, J., & Wassel, T. (2018). Hybrid Peacebuilding in Hybrid Communities: A Case Study of East Timor. HYBRIDITY, 181
  • Sharam, A., Byford, M. C., Karabay, B., McNelis, S., & Burke, T. (2018). Matching markets in housing and housing assistance.
  • Siddiqui, T., Neelim, A., Shabab, C., & Hasan, M. (2018). Impact of migration on poverty and growth in Bangladesh. Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit.
  • Ugur, M, Awaworyi Churchill, S and Solomon, E 2018, 'Technological innovation and employment in derived labour demand models: A hierarchical meta-regression analysis', Journal of Economic Surveys, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 50-8
  • 2Ye, L., & Robertson, P. E. (2018). How Important was Labor Reallocation for China's Growth? A Skeptical Assessment. Review of Income and Wealth, 64(4), 828-852.

2020

  • Awaworyi Churchill, S. Farrell, L. and Appau, S. (ed.) (2020) Measuring, Understanding and Improving Wellbeing Among Older People, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S. (ed.) Moving from the Millennium to the Sustainable Development Goals: Lessons and Recommendations, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Posso, A. (ed.) (2020). Child Labor in the Developing world: Theory, Practice and Policy. Palgrave Macmillan.

2019

  • Moosa, I. A., & Moosa, N. (2019). Eliminating the IMF. Springer Books.
  • Moosa, I. A. (2019). The Economics of War: Profiteering, Militarism and Imperialism. Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Moosa, I. A. (2018). Publish or perish: Perceived benefits versus unintended consequences. Edward Elgar Publishing.

2020

  • Agyekumhene, E, Amega, D, Appau, S, Awaworyi Churchill, S and Ocloo, J 2020, 'Ethnic Diversity, Prejudice and Wellbeing Among Older Chinese' in Sefa Awaworyi Churchill; Lisa Farrell; Samuelson Appau (ed.) Measuring, Understanding and Improving Wellbeing Among Older People, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 161-186.
  • Appau, S, Awaworyi Churchill, S and Farrell, L 2020, 'Employment Types and Subjective Wellbeing: Evidence from the English Longitudinal Survey of Ageing' in Sefa Awaworyi Churchill; Lisa Farrell; Samuelson Appau (ed.) Measuring, Understanding and Improving Wellbeing Among Older People, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 117-147.
  • Appau, S and Awaworyi Churchill, S 2020, 'Improving the Wellbeing of Old People: Thoughts and Reflections' in Sefa Awaworyi Churchill; Lisa Farrell; Samuelson Appau (ed.) Measuring, Understanding and Improving Wellbeing Among Older People, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 283-291
  • Appau, S and Awaworyi Churchill, S 2020, 'Social Support and Wellbeing Among Older Australians' in Sefa Awaworyi Churchill; Lisa Farrell; Samuelson Appau (ed.) Measuring, Understanding and Improving Wellbeing Among Older People, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 75-96
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S, Elkins, M and Feeny, S 2020, 'Ethnic Diversity and Progress Towards the Millennium Development Goals' in Sefa Awaworyi Churchill (ed.) Moving from the Millennium to the Sustainable Development Goals: Lessons and Recommendations, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 155-180.
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S, Nuhu, A and Smyth, R 2020, 'Financial Inclusion and Poverty: Micro-level Evidence from Nigeria' in Sefa Awaworyi Churchill (ed.) Moving from the Millennium to the Sustainable Development Goals: Lessons and Recommendations, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 11-36
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S 2020, 'Impact of Microfinance on Poverty and Microenterprises' in Sefa Awaworyi Churchill (ed.) Moving from the Millennium to the Sustainable Development Goals: Lessons and Recommendations, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 295-341
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S and Mention, A 2020, 'Innovation and Subjective Wellbeing Among Older People' in Sefa Awaworyi Churchill; Lisa Farrell; Samuelson Appau (ed.) Measuring, Understanding and Improving Wellbeing Among Older People, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 265-282
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S and Farrell, L 2020, 'Gambling and Subjective Wellbeing of Older Australians' in Sefa Awaworyi Churchill; Lisa Farrell; Samuelson Appau (ed.) Measuring, Understanding and Improving Wellbeing Among Older People, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 97-116
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S, Farrell, L and Marisetty, V 2020, 'Mobile Money and Womens Decision-Making Power in India' in Sefa Awaworyi Churchill (ed.) Moving from the Millennium to the Sustainable Development Goals: Lessons and Recommendations, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 61-76
  • Awaworyi Churchill, S, Farrell, L and Ocloo, J 2020, 'Sexual Orientation and Sexually Transmissible Infections (STIs)' in Sefa Awaworyi Churchill (ed.) Moving from the Millennium to the Sustainable Development Goals: Lessons and Recommendations, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 95-118
  • Chua, S, Awaworyi Churchill, S and Koestner, R 2020, 'Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness: Examining the Role of Personal and Country-Level Freedom in Well-Being' in Sefa Awaworyi Churchill; Lisa Farrell; Samuelson Appau (ed.) Measuring, Understanding and Improving Wellbeing Among Older People, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 237-264
  • Elkins, M., Farrell, L., & Fry, J. (2020). Investigating the Relationship Between Housing Insecurity and Wellbeing. In Measuring, Understanding and Improving Wellbeing Among Older People (pp. 41-73). Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore.
  • Elkins, M, Feeny, S and Awaworyi Churchill, S 2020, 'Did Social Protection Assist with Progress Towards the Millennium Development Goals?' in Sefa Awaworyi Churchill (ed.) Moving from the Millennium to the Sustainable Development Goals: Lessons and Recommendations, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 227-22.
  • Feeny, S. (2020). Transitioning from the MDGs to the SDGs: Lessons Learnt?. In Moving from the Millennium to the Sustainable Development Goals (pp. 343-351). Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore.
  • Mishra, A., & Churchill, S. A. (2020). Fertility Gap and Child Nutrition: Evidence from India. In Moving from the Millennium to the Sustainable Development Goals (pp. 77-94). Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore.
  • Munyanyi, M, Awaworyi Churchill, S and Skali, A 2020, 'Foreign Aid and Development Goals: Revisiting the Evidence' in Sefa Awaworyi Churchill (ed.) Moving from the Millennium to the Sustainable Development Goals: Lessons and Recommendations, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 181-197.

2018

  • Moosa, I., & Ramiah, V. (2018). Environmental regulation, financial regulation and sustainability. In Research Handbook of Finance and Sustainability. Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Posso, A. and A. Posso-Serrano (2015),  Los derechos humanos y los medios de comunicación públicos en América Latina, Revista Contribuciones a las Ciencias Sociales Vol.29, pp.1-22.
  • Posso, A. (2016), ¿Hay discriminación en contra de las mujeres en el mercado laboral ecuatoriano?’ [‘Is there discrimination against women in the Ecuadorian Labour Market?’], Cuadernos de Economía, Vol. 39 (111), pp.175-188. 
  • Yamashita, N. (2016), ‘Trade integration in South Asia in the context of global production networks: Prospects and challenges’, commissioned by the South Asian Department of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
  • Yamashita, N. (2016), ‘Chinese Import Competition and Skill Demand in Japanese Manufacturing’, commissioned by Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) in Tokyo.
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