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The African growth miracle

Author: Alwyn Young; National Bureau of Economic Research.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : National Bureau of Economic Research, ©2012.
Series: Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research), no. 18490.
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Measures of real consumption based upon the ownership of durable goods, the quality of housing, the health and mortality of children, the education of youth and the allocation of female time in the household indicate that sub-Saharan living standards have, for the past two decades, been growing about 3.4 to 3.7 percent per annum, i.e. three and a half to four times the rate indicated in international data sets.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alwyn Young; National Bureau of Economic Research.
OCLC Number: 815243451
Notes: Title from http://www.nber.org/papers/18490 viewed October 29, 2012.
"October 2012."
Description: 1 online resource (48 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research), no. 18490.
Responsibility: Alwyn Young.

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Measures of real consumption based upon the ownership of durable goods, the quality of housing, the health and mortality of children, the education of youth and the allocation of female time in the household indicate that sub-Saharan living standards have, for the past two decades, been growing about 3.4 to 3.7 percent per annum, i.e. three and a half to four times the rate indicated in international data sets.

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