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Promoting Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Learning What Works

Author/Editor: Basu, Anupam | Calamitsis, Evangelos A. | Ghura, Dhaneshwar
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Summary: Africa is the world’s poorest continent, but amid all the bad news, there is hope for change. This pamphlet examines the lessons to be learned from some of the more successful economies south of the Sahara, and discusses a policy framework to promote sustainable economic growth and reduce poverty across the region.
Series: Economic Issues No. 23
Subject(s): Economic growth | Sub-Saharan Africa
    Published:   August 29, 2001        
    ISBN/ISSN:   ISBN 1-55775-988-X ; ISSN 1020-8380   Format:   Paper
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