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Aid to Africa: The changing context

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  • Addison, Tony
  • Singhal, Saurabh
  • Tarp, Finn

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To continue its economic growth and create new and better livelihoods, Africa must transform the productive side of its economy. Ongoing globalization.in trade, finance, and technology.opens up new possibilities for structural transformation, but also new

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2013/144.

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Date of creation: 2013
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2013-144

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Keywords: Africa; economic growth; official development assistance; climate change;

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