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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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