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Metals or Management? Explaining Africa's Recent Economic Growth Performance

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  • Laura N. Beny
  • Lisa D. Cook
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    Article provided by American Economic Association in its journal American Economic Review.

    Volume (Year): 99 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 268-74

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    1. Lisa D. Cook, 2014. "Were the Nigerian Banking Reforms of 2005 A Success…And for the Poor?," NBER Chapters, in: African Successes: Modernization and Development National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Alice H Amsden, 2012. "Grass Roots War on Poverty," World Economic Review, World Economics Association, vol. 2012(1), pages 7, September.
    3. Frankel, Jeffrey A., 2012. "The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey of Diagnoses and Some Prescriptions," Working Paper Series rwp12-014, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.
    4. Wilson, Nicholas, 2012. "Economic booms and risky sexual behavior: Evidence from Zambian copper mining cities," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(6), pages 797-812.

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