African Review of Economics and Finance (AREF)
    • Climate Change and Sustainable Urban Development in Africa and Asia

      Author: Belinda Yuen and Asfaw Kumssa

      Source: African Review of Economics and Finance, pp 129-134 (Volume 3 2012)

      Read More

      The book Climate Change and SustainableUrban Development in Africa and Asiais an outcome of a policy seminar on Climate Change, Housing and Liveable Cities in Africa and Asia which was held between 25th and 27th June 2009 in Singapore.

      Read More

    • Food Security in Africa and Asia: Strategies for Small-scale Agricultural Development

      Author: Henk Bakker

      Source: African Review of Economics and Finance, pp 80-81 (Volume 3 2012)

      Read More

      The global food crisis that hit us a couple ofyears ago was typified by a rise in food prices. The prices of cereals went through the roof. The price of wheat and maize  doubled in the space of two years while for rice, prices tripled in the space of a few months (Headey, 2011). Africa an... Read More

    • Institutional analysis of condominium management system in Amhara region: the caseof Bahir Dar city

      Author: Zelalem Yirga Adamu

      Source: African Review of Economics and Finance, pp 13-48 (Volume 3 2012)

      Read More

      This study analyses the condominium management system in Amhara region in Ethiopia. Bahir Dar, which is the capital city of the Amhara National Regional State, was selected as a case to illustrate the issue under study. The paper used an institutional analysis and development (IAD) framework. ... Read More

    • Eking out a living: The livelihoodimplications of urban space regulation on street hawking in Accra, Ghana

      Author: Stephen A. Adaawen and Stig H. Jorgensen

      Source: African Review of Economics and Finance, pp 49-95 (Volume 3 2012)

      Read More

      Street hawking as a source of livelihood acrossthe developing world has often raised a lot of concerns regarding hygiene, slum, crime, health, human and vehicular congestion from governments, city authorities and other actors.These concerns noted have necessitated a decongestion and relocation... Read More

    • Contribution of Agriculture to Deforestation in the Tropics: A Theoretical Investigation

      Author: George Adu, George Marbuah and Justice Tei Mensah

      Source: African Review of Economics and Finance, pp 1-12 (Volume 3 2012)

      Read More

      This paper compares the deforestation path taken by profit maximizing agricultural firms in tropical regions to the path that will maximize social welfare based on optimal control techniques. We set up a theoretical problem where the socially optimal deforestation path that maximizes the disco... Read More

Top