Margaret McMillan

Tufts University - Department of Economics

Medford, MA 02155

United States

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Deputy Division Director Development Strategies and Governance

1201 Eye St, NW,

Washington, DC 20005

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Recent Perspectives on Trade and Inequality

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5754
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ann E. Harrison, John McLaren and Margaret McMillan
University of California, Berkeley, University of Virginia and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Labor Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Labor Policies, Trade Policy, Emerging Markets

Recent Perspectives on Trade and Inequality

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 3, pp. 261-289, 2011
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Ann E. Harrison, John McLaren and Margaret McMillan
University of California, Berkeley, University of Virginia and Tufts University - Department of Economics

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When Economic Reform Goes Wrong: Cashews in Mozambique

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 12 Feb 2003
Margaret McMillan, Dani Rodrik and Karen Horn Welch
Tufts University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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International Development, International Trade and Finance

When Economic Reform Goes Wrong: Cashews in Mozambique

NBER Working Paper No. w9117
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 23 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2022
Margaret McMillan, Dani Rodrik and Karen Horn Welch
Tufts University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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When Economic Reform Goes Wrong: Cashews in Mozambique

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Oct 2002
Margaret McMillan, Dani Rodrik and Karen Horn Welch
Tufts University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Cashew, Mozambique, trade policy, export taxes

Structural Change, Fundamentals, and Growth: A Framework and Case Studies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8041
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Apr 2017
Margaret McMillan, Dani Rodrik and Claudia Sepulveda
Tufts University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank
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Economic Growth, Economic Theory & Research, Rural Labor Markets, Industrial Economics

Structural Change, Fundamentals and Growth: A Framework and Case Studies

NBER Working Paper No. w23378
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 May 2017 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Margaret McMillan, Dani Rodrik and Claudia Sepulveda
Tufts University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank
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Globalization, Structural Change and Productivity Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w17143
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 07 May 2022
Margaret McMillan and Dani Rodrik
Tufts University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Estimating the Impact of Trade and Offshoring on American Workers Using the Current Population Surveys

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5750
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Harvard University, University of California, Berkeley, Tufts University - Department of Economics and Boston College
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Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Emerging Markets, E-Business

Estimating the Impact of Trade and Offshoring on American Workers Using the Current Population Surveys

NBER Working Paper No. w15107
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2022
Harvard University, University of California, Berkeley, Tufts University - Department of Economics and Boston College
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The Changing Structure of Africa's Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7958
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jan 2017
Xinshen Diao, Kenneth Harttgen and Margaret McMillan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Zurich and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Economic Growth, Economic Theory & Research, Industrial Economics

The Changing Structure of Africa's Economies

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 1598
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Feb 2017
Xinshen Diao, Kenneth Harttgen and Margaret McMillan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Zurich and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Africa South of Sahara, Africa, Labor, Productivity, Economic Development, Gender, Women, Employment, Structural Change

The Changing Structure of Africa&Apos;S Economies

NBER Working Paper No. w23021
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2021
Xinshen Diao, Kenneth Harttgen and Margaret McMillan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Zurich and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Outsourcing Jobs? Multinationals and Us Employment

NBER Working Paper No. w12372
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2022
Ann E. Harrison and Margaret McMillan
University of California, Berkeley and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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My Policies or Yours: Does OECD Support for Agriculture Increase Poverty in Developing Countries?

NBER Working Paper No. w11289
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 May 2006 Last Revised: 08 May 2022
Nava Ashraf, Margaret McMillan and Alix Peterson Zwane
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Tufts University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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An African Growth Trap: Production Technology and the Time-Consistency of Agricultural Taxation, R&D and Investment

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Dec 2003
William A. Masters and Margaret McMillan
Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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endogenous policy, political economy, agricultural research, economic growth

An African Growth Trap: Production Technology and the Time-Consistency of Agricultural Taxation, R&D and Investment

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Jun 2003
William A. Masters and Margaret McMillan
Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Why are American Workers Getting Poorer? China, Trade and Offshoring

NBER Working Paper No. w21027
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2021
Avraham Ebenstein, Ann E. Harrison and Margaret McMillan
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Recent Findings on Trade and Inequality

NBER Working Paper No. w16425
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2021
Ann E. Harrison, John McLaren and Margaret McMillan
University of California, Berkeley, University of Virginia and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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What is Driving the 'African Growth Miracle'?

NBER Working Paper No. w20077
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 May 2014 Last Revised: 12 May 2022
Margaret McMillan and Kenneth Harttgen
Tufts University - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Profit Sharing between Governments and Multinationals in Natural Resource Extraction: Evidence from a Firm-Level Panel

NBER Working Paper No. w13332
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Andrew Waxman and Margaret McMillan
World Bank and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Economic Transformation in Africa from the Bottom Up: Evidence from Tanzania

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1603
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Mar 2017
Xinshen Diao, Josaphat Kweka and Margaret McMillan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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TANZANIA, EAST AFRICA, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, AFRICA, structural change, labour productivity, labor productivity, informal sector, business enterprises, enterprises, accounts, accounting, banking, finance, informal economy

Economic Transformation in Africa from the Bottom Up: Evidence from Tanzania

NBER Working Paper No. w22889
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2022
Xinshen Diao, Josaphat Kweka and Margaret McMillan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Labor-related knowledge transfers from Chinese foreign direct investment in Ethiopia and Tanzania

IFPRI Discussion Paper 2078
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Jan 2022
Margaret McMillan, Mia Ellis and Manali Sovani
Tufts University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Tufts University’s EPP Program
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ETHIOPIA, EAST AFRICA, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, AFRICA, TANZANIA, labour, training, knowledge, investment, manufacturing, foreign investment, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Chinese FDI, labour training, local employment

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Global Capital Flows and Financing Constraints

NBER Working Paper No. w8887
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2022
Ann E. Harrison, Margaret McMillan and Inessa Love
University of California, Berkeley, Tufts University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Data Group (DECDG)
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Does Direct Foreign Investment Affect Domestic Firms' Credit Constraints?

NBER Working Paper No. w8438
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Aug 2001 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2022
Ann E. Harrison and Margaret McMillan
University of California, Berkeley and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Product Differentiation and Film Programming Choice: Do First-Run Movie Theatres Show the Same Films?

NBER Working Paper No. w12646
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2022
Darlene C. Chisholm, Margaret McMillan and George Norman
Suffolk University, Tufts University - Department of Economics and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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The Recent Growth Boom in Developing Economies: A Structural Change Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w23132
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2022
Xinshen Diao, Margaret McMillan and Dani Rodrik
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Tufts University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Recent Growth Boom in Developing Economies: A Structural-Change Perspective

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11804
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 30 Jan 2017
Xinshen Diao, Margaret McMillan and Dani Rodrik
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Tufts University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Towards Understanding Economic Growth in Africa: A Reinterpretation of the Lewis Model

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01380
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Xinshen Diao and Margaret McMillan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Rwanda, Central Africa, Africa south of Sahara, Africa, Economic Growth, Economic Development, Mathematical Models, Structural Change, Economic Models

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Africa’s Manufacturing Puzzle: Evidence from Tanzanian and Ethiopian Firms

HKS Working Paper No. RWP21-018
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 10 May 2021 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2021
Xinshen Diao, Mia Ellis, Margaret McMillan and Dani Rodrik
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Tufts University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Tanzania, East Africa, Africa of South Sahara, Africa, Ethiopia, Manufacturing, Growth, Productivity, Enterprises, Firms, Labour Productivity, Labour, Technology, Innovation

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FDI and Capital Formation in Developing Economies: New Evidence from Industry-Level Data

NBER Working Paper No. w23049
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2021
Alessia A. Amighini, Margaret McMillan and Marco Sanfilippo
Università del Piemonte Orientale, Tufts University - Department of Economics and University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management
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Does Food Aid Harm the Poor? Household Evidence from Ethiopia

NBER Working Paper No. w11048
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2022
James A. Levinsohn and Margaret McMillan
University of Michigan and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Chemical Fertilizer and Migration in China

NBER Working Paper No. w17245
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2021
Avraham Y. Ebenstein, Jian Zhang, Margaret McMillan and Kevin Chen
Harvard University, Central University of Finance & Economics - School of Economics, Tufts University - Department of Economics and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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Foreign Direct Investment and Knowledge Diffusion in Poor Locations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13422
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
Girum Abebe, Margaret McMillan and Michel Serafinelli
University of Westminster - Policy Studies Institute, Tufts University - Department of Economics and University of Essex
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Toward an Understanding of Economic Growth in Africa: A Re-Interpretation of the Lewis Model

NBER Working Paper No. w21018
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Xinshen Diao and Margaret McMillan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Stuck in the Middle? Structural Change and Productivity Growth in Botswana

NBER Working Paper No. w21029
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2021
Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics, Tufts University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Econsult
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Foreign Direct Investment and Knowledge Diffusion in Poor Locations

NBER Working Paper No. w24461
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 04 May 2022
Girum Tefera Abebe, Margaret McMillan and Michel Serafinelli
Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), Tufts University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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U.S. Multinational Activity Abroad and U.S. Jobs: Substitutes or Complements?

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 347-365, April 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Mar 2007
Ann E. Harrison, Margaret McMillan and Clair Null
University of California, Berkeley, Tufts University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Rural Demography, Public Services and Land Rights in Africa: a Village-Level Analysis in Burkina Faso

NBER Working Paper No. w17718
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2021
Margaret McMillan, William A. Masters and Harounan Kazianga
Tufts University - Department of Economics, Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
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Trade Liberalization and Labor Market Adjustment in Botswana

NBER Working Paper No. w26326
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2021
Margaret McMillan and Brian McCaig
Tufts University - Department of Economics and Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics
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Africa&Apos;S Manufacturing Puzzle: Evidence from Tanzanian and Ethiopian Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w28344
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 27 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Xinshen Diao, Mia Ellis, Margaret McMillan and Dani Rodrik
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Tufts University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Disease Control, Demographic Change and Institutional Development in Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w19245
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2022
Margaret McMillan, William A. Masters and Harounan Kazianga
Tufts University - Department of Economics, Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
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Labor Productivity Growth and Industrialization in Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w29570
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2022
Margaret McMillan and Albert Zeufack
Tufts University - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Africa's Manufacturing Puzzle: Evidence from Tanzanian and Ethiopian Firms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15650
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 11 Feb 2021
Xinshen Diao, Mia Ellis, Margaret McMillan and Dani Rodrik
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Tufts University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Crop Price Indemnified Loans for Farmers: A Pilot Experiment in Rural Ghana

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 78, No. 1, pp. 37-55, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Mar 2011
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Tufts University - Department of Economics, Tufts University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Food Aid and Poverty

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 89, Issue 5, pp. 1152-1160, December 2007
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Barrett E. Kirwan and Margaret McMillan
University of Maryland - Agricultural & Resource Economics (AREC) and Tufts University - Department of Economics

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Climate and Scale in Economic Growth

Posted: 12 Nov 2001
William A. Masters and Margaret McMillan
Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Tufts University - Department of Economics

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growth accounting, empirical growth, endogenous growth