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Economic Growth without Structural Transformation The Case of Ethiopia


  • Paul Dorosh

    () (International Food Policy Research Institute)

  • Emily Schimdt

    () (IFPRI-Washington, DC)

  • Admasu Shiferaw

    () (Department of Economics; College of William and Mary)


urban PHC perform better than rural ones. We also find

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  • Paul Dorosh & Emily Schimdt & Admasu Shiferaw, 2012. "Economic Growth without Structural Transformation The Case of Ethiopia," Journal of African Development, African Finance and Economic Association, vol. 14(2), pages 7-40.
  • Handle: RePEc:afe:journl:v:14:y:2012:i:2:p:7-40

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    1. Stifel, David & Minten, Bart, 2017. "Market Access, Well-being, and Nutrition: Evidence from Ethiopia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 90(C), pages 229-241.

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