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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Colonial Legacies: Shaping African Cities Neeraj Baruah, J. Vernon Henderson and Cong Peng
November 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0226:
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JEL Classification: H7; N97; O1; O43; P48; R5


Tags: colonialism; persistence; africa; sprawl; urban form; urban planning; leapfrog

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Planning Ahead for Better Neighborhoods: Long Run Evidence from Tanzania Neeraj Baruah, Amanda Dahlstrand-Rudin, Guy Michaels, Dzhamilya Nigmatulina, Ferdinand Rauch and Tanner Regan September 2017
Paper No' SERCDP0222:
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JEL Classification: R31; O18; R14


Tags: urban economics; economic development; slums; africa

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CEP Discussion Paper
Liberation Technology: Mobile Phones and Political Mobilization in Africa Marco Manacorda and Andrea Tesei
March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1419:
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JEL Classification: D74; F50; O55; L96


Tags: protests; politics; africa; mobile phones

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CentrePiece Article
Improving education in two extremely poor regions: triumph and tragedy Peter Boone
October 2014
Paper No' CEPCP427:
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CentrePiece 19 (2) Autumn 2014


Tags: india; west africa; education

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Surprisingly Dire Situation of Children's Education in Rural West Africa: Results from the CREO Study in Guinea-Bissau Peter Boone, Ila Fazzio, Kameshwari Jandhyala, Chitra Jayanty, Gangadhar Jayanty, Simon Johnson, Vimala Ramachandrin, Filipa Silva and Zhaoguo Zhan April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1201:
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JEL Classification: O1; O55; I2; F35; H43


Tags: education; africa; survey results; numeracy; literacy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Success and Failure of African Exporters Olivier Cadot, Leonardo Iacovone, Denisse Pierola and Ferdinand Rauch
June 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1054:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; O55


Tags: africa; export survival