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Africa: geography and growth.

Abstract:

Currently, many African economies are growing more rapidly than for three decades. This is partly the result of high prices for commodity exports but also reflects deeper changes. The last time Africa enjoyed a commodity boom was in the mid-1970s: it was followed by a decade of unparalleled economic disaster. It is vital that Africa's current opportunities for growth are not dissipated in the same way. On average over the period 1960-2000 Africa's population-weighted per capita annual growth ...

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Journal:
TEN
Volume:
Fall
Publication date:
2006-01-01
URN:
uuid:14cda71c-6c1d-4e89-9f3b-3020758ccdd3
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:13640
Language:
English

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