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Africa at a turning point? : growth, aid, and external shocks

Author: Delfin S Go; John M Page
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2008.
Series: Africa development essays.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the mid-1990s, sub-Saharan Africa has experienced an acceleration of economic growth that has produced rising incomes and faster human development. However, this growth contrasts with the continent's experience between 1975 and 1995, when it largely missed out on two decades of economic progress. This disparity between Africa's current experience and its history raises questions about the continent's  Read more...
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Africa at a turning point?.
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2008
(DLC) 2008014497
(OCoLC)223105709
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Delfin S Go; John M Page
ISBN: 9780821372784 0821372785 9780821372777 0821372777
OCLC Number: 235952822
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 573 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Is Africa's economy at a turning point? / Jorge Arbache, Delfin S. Go, and John Page --
Patterns of long-term growth in Sub-Saharan Africa / Jorge Saba Arbache and John Page --
Assessing the macroeconomic framework for scaling up foreign aid / Delfin S. Go [and others] --
More and better aid : how are donors doing? / Punam Chuhan-Pole and Brendan Fitzpatrick --
The macroeconomic dynamics of scaling up foreign aid / Shantayanan Devarajan [and others] --
Foreign aid, taxes, and government productivity : alternative scenarios for Ethiopia's millennium development goal strategy / Hans Lofgren and Carolina Diaz-Bonilla --
Beyond aid : new sources and innovative mechanisms for financing development in Sub-Saharan Africa / Dilip Ratha, Sanket Mohapatra, and Sonia Plaza --
Have external shocks become more important for output fluctuations in African countries? / Claudio Raddatz --
Harnessing oil windfalls for growth in the Africa region / Julia Devlin, Michael Lewin, and Thilakaratna Ranaweera --
Managing oil revenue volatility in Nigeria : the role of fiscal policy / Nina Budina and Sweder van Wijnbergen --
Evaluation of the welfare impact of higher energy prices in Madagascar / Noro Andriamihaja and Giovanni Vecchi --
Economywide and distributional impact of an oil price shock on the South African economy / B. Essama-Nssah [and others].
Series Title: Africa development essays.
Responsibility: edited by Delfin S. Go, John Page.

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Looks at interrelated aspects of Africa's economic revival and examines Africa's growth in the context of its long history of growth accelerations. This book deals with the importance of donor flows  Read more...

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