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Algeria : a country study

The article was published on 1979-01-01 and is currently open access. It has received 43 citations till now.

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Oil Windfalls: Blessing or Curse?

Alan Gelb
TL;DR: In this paper, the authors assess the effects of oil windfalls on six developing countries, and conclude that much of the potential benefit of the windfalls, has been dissipated, and explain why some oil producers may have ended up actually worse off, despite the additional revenue.

Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

TL;DR: In this article, the authors thank the Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Ciencias Sociales at the Juan March Institute in Madrid, and the EITM Summer Instsitute at Berkeley for providing stimulating audiences for earlier versions of this paper.
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The influence of hypertext linking structures on the efficiency of information retrieval

Michael F. Mohageg
- 01 Jun 1992 - 
TL;DR: This study investigated several usability issues relating to linking configurations in an information retrieval application, and indicated that users of the hierarchical linking structure performed significantly better than those using network linking (on average requiring 49 s less per task).
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Politics and Arabization: the evolution of postindependence North Africa

TL;DR: The authors argues for the primacy of politics in language planning and proposes three sociopolitical variables for assessing four decades of North African LP: (A) makeup of the political/economic elite; (B) consistency of ideological commitment to LP; (C) conflict between national development and traditional values.

When Soldiers Rebel: Ethnic Armies and Political Instability in Africa

TL;DR: The authors examines the causes of military coups in post-independence Africa and looks at the relationship between ethnic armies and political instability in the region, focusing on rebellions to protect rather than change the status quo.
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The political and economic ambitions of Algerian land reform, 1962-1974

Tony Smith
- 01 Jan 1975 - 
TL;DR: The problem of the land in North Africa is one shared by many other developing areas as mentioned in this paper, the combination of a technically unsophisticated peasantry with a land tenure system typified by inefficient dwarf holdings and under-exploited or foreign owned large estates has spelled the stagnation of agricultural productivity and even a decline in the standard of living of the poorer peasants as an increasing population pushes upon an undynamic economic base.