The Development Path Less Traveled : The Experience of Rwanda

Author/Editor:

Laure Redifer ; Emre Alper ; Neil Meads ; Tunc Gursoy ; Monique Newiak ; Alun H. Thomas ; Samson Kwalingana

Publication Date:

August 18, 2020

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper explores some of the key factors behind Rwanda key successes, including unique institution-building that emphasized governance and ownership; aid-fueled and government-led strategic investment in people, infrastructure, and high-yield economic activity; re-establishment and expansion of a domestic tax base; policies to reduce aid dependency by attracting private investment and bolstering exports; and a purposeful strategy to harness the economic power of gender inclusion.

Series:

Departmental Paper No. 20/10

Subject:

Frequency:

occasional

English

Publication Date:

August 18, 2020

ISBN/ISSN:

9781513551371/2616-5333

Stock No:

DPLTEREA

Format:

Paper

Pages:

119

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