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Growth performance in Africa

Charles Chukwuma Soludo

Growth performance in Africa

further evidence on the external shocks versus domestic policy debate

by Charles Chukwuma Soludo

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Published by United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Socio-Economic Research and Planning Division in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Business cycles -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-,
    • Africa -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Charles Chukwuma Soludo.
      SeriesDevelopment research papers series ;, no. 6, Development research paper series ;, research paper no. 6.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB3822 .S65 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 57 p. ;
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL341237M
      LC Control Number97980791

      In depth view into IGI (IG AGF US Growth U) including performance, dividend history, holdings and portfolio stats. Market Cap and Style: During the quarter, Growth protected by more than 12% over Value: the Russell Growth returned % while the Russell Value Index cratered %. Investors favored Large-Cap (%) over riskier Small-Cap (%). The worst performing style was Small-Cap Value, which fell % while Large-Cap Growth File Size: 1MB. Why has the economic growth performance of Sub-Saharan Africa been disappointing on balance over the past 50 years? More importantly, what can be done to reverse that trend and to sustain and improve upon the accelerated growth experienced in recent years? What are the possibilities and policies for Africa to reduce poverty and achieve sustained, rapid economic growth? Annual report / Performance information (Book 2) / Statistics South Africa. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa, 97pp. ISBN RP/ i. Annual reports – Statistics South Africa ii. Series (LCSH 16) A complete set of Stats SA publications is available at Stats SA Library and the following libraries.


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Why has the economic growth performance of Sub-Saharan Africa been disappointing on balance over the past 50 years. More importantly, what can be done to reverse that trend and to sustain and improve upon the accelerated growth experienced in recent years?Cited by: Africa’s economic growth continues to strengthen, reaching an estimated percent in This is about the same rate achieved in and up percentage points from the percent in In the medium term, growth is projected to accelerate to 4 percent in and percent in And though lower than China’s and India’s.

This book analyses the Africa Rising narrative from multidisciplinary perspectives, offering a critical assessment of the explanations given for the poor economic growth and development performance in Africa prior to the millennium and the dramatic shift towards the new by: 5.

Offering both diagnoses and prescriptions, The Quality of Growth in Africa helps envision a future that goes beyond increasing GDP to ensuring that growth translates into advancements in well-being. Although the book focuses on sub-Saharan Africa, much of the contributors’ incisive analysis has implications for countries outside the region.

"The objective of this study is to explain Kenya’s economic growth performance from the s to the s, drawing on growth accounting decompositions and cross-country endogenous growth literature. The analysis provides guidance on what factors are important in explaining aggregate growth in Cited by:   And yet, as The Economist observed last year, Africa’s development model “puzzles economists.” After all, only four of the continent’s high-growth countries are natural-resource dependent Author: Brahima Coulibaly.

whole, slow TFP growth in Ghana was more important than the growth of factors of pro- duction in explaining GDP per worker growth. (Table with the Ndulu and O'Connell data here for. the growth performance has worsened constantly, with growth rate of GDP per capita declining from % in the s to % in the s, to % in the s and to % in the s.

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Advancing Theory in Export Performance as a Strategy to Boost Export Growth in Africa: /ch This chapter presents literature on export performance in international business and discusses how exporting firms, especially in Africa, can improve theirAuthor: Gloria Sraha. The book considers how the future trajectory of sub-Saharan Africa compares to recent success stories on other continents, and explains how factors such as rapid population growth and capital and import-intensive technology in manufacturing could foreshadow future social and political : Jeffrey James.

After South Africa recorded a tepid economic growth rate of % ina very moderate – but still negligible – gross domestic product (GDP) expansion of %–1% is on the cards this year Author: André Roux.

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Introduction Most countries of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) countries attained political independence from colonial rule in the late s and early to mids.

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The economy of Africa consists of the trade, industry, agriculture, and human resources of the ofapproximately billion people were living in 54 countries in Africa. Africa is a resource-rich continent. Recent growth has been due to growth in sales in commodities, services, and manufacturing.

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Contents: List of figures List of tables Acknowledgements 1 Introduction PART I Defining the issues 2 Structural change in historical perspective 3 The Lewis model in alternative historical contexts 4 The (un)sustainability of Africa's growth path PART II Countervailing tendencies and policies 5.

GROWTH, JOBS, AND POVERTY IN AFRICA 35 Growth spikes are acceleration episodes that lead to higher GDP a t apc i r ep — an d are not merely recoveries after a crisis or are not leading into a crisis FIGURE Growth rates in African countries with and without accelerations, – Annual growth rate (percent)-5 0 5 10 Djibouti.

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BINSWANGER AND ROBERT F. TOWNSEND Introduction The historical view of overall global eco-nomic growth provided by Maddison presents striking evidence of Africa's poor performance. Maddison's cross-regional study suggests that African real GDP grew at % per annum between Over the past four decades the growth performance of Africa has been poor com-pared to that of other developing countries.

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