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    Economic transformation in Vietnam

    United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2020
    During the last three decades Vietnam has undergone a considerable economic transformation. However, little research has considered the role that financial reform has played in the development of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs).
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    COVID-19 and the African energy sector: Energy insight

    W. Shen, S. Ayele / Oxford Policy Management, 2020
    As elsewhere in the world, COVID-19 continues to ravage Africa, causing thousands of deaths and an unprecedented health crisis that is damaging to every aspect of the social and economic lives of millions of people.
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    Beyond informal social protection – personal networks of economic support in Namibia

    A. Oppel / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2020
    This paper poses a different lens on informal social protection (ISP). ISP is generally understood as practices of livelihood support among individuals. While studies have explored the social dynamics of such, they rarely do so beyond the conceptual space of informalities and poverty.
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    Drivers of market-oriented land use decisions among farm households in Nigeria

    A. Aromolaran, M. Muyanga, J. Thomas, E.A. Obayelu, T. Awokuse, O.O. Ogunmola, F.O. Issa / Future Agricultures Consortium, 2020
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    Impact lessons: Engaging research with global movements

    K. Roelen, K. Shephard / Impact Initiative, 2020
    This working paper highlights the key points and emerging policy themes arising from a virtual event hosted by the Global Coalition Against Child Poverty (GCACP) and the Impact Initiative in May 2020. The event concentrated on one impact pathway: engagement with global advocacy movements.
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    Taxation and economic growth in Nigeria

    N. O. Dibia, J. C. Onwuchekwa / Accounting and Taxation Review, 2019
    The study examined the relationship between taxation and the economic growth of Nigeria. It specifically explored the linkages among company income tax, petroleum profit tax and the economic growth of Nigeria proxied with Real Gross Domestic Product, using time series data for the period 1981 to 2016.Ex Post-Facto research design was employed.


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In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, cash-strapped governments across Africa will be looking for ways to fill revenue gaps.