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

  • 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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Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:99:y:2009:i:2:p:268-74
Note: DOI: 10.1257/aer.99.2.268
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