Regional Economic Development Research, Volume 1 Issue 2 (2020)



Open Access Article

A Study on Farmers' Perception and Preference in Subscribing to Drought-Index Crop Insurance in the Northern Region of Ghana

by Stephen A. Abugri

ABSTRACT: Climate variability has become a challenge on the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Northern Ghana and its impacts becoming severer and as a result, crop insurance has since been seen as the...

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What are the Export Supply Constraints in the ECOWAS Zone?

by Kwami Ossadzifo Wonyra, Honoré Tenakoua, Messan Kinvi

ABSTRACT: This paper aims to analyze the constraints to the export supply in ECOWAS countries. The descriptive statistics as well as the gravity model techniques emphasize the weakness of the intra-regional...

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Urban Agriculture in Ethiopia: An Overview

by Amsalu Woldie Yalew

ABSTRACT: Urban agriculture has recently gained attention in many developing countries following their rapid urbanization. This paper attempts to give an overview of urban agriculture in Ethiopia. It...

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Technology Import and China's Innovation Capability: Does Institutional Quality Matter?

by Haitao Wu, Siyu Ren, Guo Xie

ABSTRACT: With the rapid growth of China's economy, technology import plays a crucial role in enhancing regional innovation capability. Based on inter-provincial panel data from 2007 to 2016, this...

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Measuring the Effect of Location on House Prices in Italy

by Gaetano Lisi, Mauro Iacobini

ABSTRACT: The Italian housing market is characterised by both a strong heterogeneity of real estate assets and a reduced number of property sales. These features, indeed, hamper the use of the hedonic price...