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Economic crisis in Africa : perspectives on policy responses

Author: Magnus Blomström; Mats Lundahl
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While the pitiful images of famine victims generally come from the very poorest countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the entire region faces an intense economic crisis. This book looks at why this is so, and what can be done about it.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Economic crisis in Africa.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1993
(DLC) 92044129
(OCoLC)27105525
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Magnus Blomström; Mats Lundahl
ISBN: 058546216X 9780585462165 0203010590 9780203010594 9786610110698 6610110697
OCLC Number: 52739818
Notes: "Essays ... originally presented at a conference on Responses to the Economic Crisis in Africa at the Stockholm School of Economics on 19-20 April 1991"--Preface.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 353 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Notes on the contributors; Preface; INTRODUCTION; TRADE COMPRESSION AND ECONOMIC DECLINE IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA; UNDERSTANDING STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT: TANZANIA IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE; REGULATIONS VERSUS PRICE REFORMS IN CRISIS MANAGEMENT: THE CASE OF KENYA; REDUCING THE DEBT BURDEN OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA; TRADE LIBERALIZATION: THE ZIMBABWEAN WAY; STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT AND ECONOMIC MANAGEMENT IN A DEPENDENT ECONOMY: THE CASE OF LESOTHO; EXTERNAL SHOCKS AND THE SEARCH FOR DIVERSIFICATION IN ZAMBIA.
Responsibility: edited by Magnus Blomström and Mats Lundahl.

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Focuses on the economic crisis facing the sub-Saharan Africa. Why is this area in a state of near-permanent crisis and what can be done about it? This book presents an overview of the situation and  Read more...

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