Patterns of long term growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
AbstractUsing the most recent purchasing power parity data for 44 sub-Saharan African countries, this paper examines the characteristics of long run growth in Africa between 1975 and 2005. The authors investigate the following issues: cross-country income structure, income convergence, the country level distribution of income, growth and income persistence, and formation of convergence clubs.
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Economic Conditions and Volatility; Economic Theory&Research; Achieving Shared Growth; Economic Growth; Inequality;
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