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Recent Trends in the World Economy: A Case Study of Africa

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  • Ravinder Rena

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This article provides the recent economic growth performance of the world in general and African continent in particular. The paper further examines recent economic performance at the continental and sub-regional levels in Africa. It discusses disparities in growth performance and the factors behind the observed disparities across countries and sub-regions. The data has been analysed and presented with a conviction that it gives a better understanding to the researchers to make a further study in this area. It also provides some insights for the policy makers in Africa.

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  • Ravinder Rena, 2008. "Recent Trends in the World Economy: A Case Study of Africa," Journal of Global Economy, Research Centre for Social Sciences,Mumbai, India, vol. 4(2), pages 86-104, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:jge:journl:421
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    1. Rena, Ravinder, 2007. "Sectoral Performance In The African Economy – Some Issues And Trends," MPRA Paper 11089, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2007.
    2. Niimi, Yoko & Ozden, Caglar, 2006. "Migration and remittances : causes and linkages," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4087, The World Bank.
    3. World Bank, 2007. "World Development Indicators 2007," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 8150.
    4. RavinderRena, 2008. "Sectoral Performance in the African Economy – Some Issues and Trends," Indus Journal of Management & Social Science (IJMSS), Department of Business Administration, vol. 2(1), pages 1-14, June.
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    Keywords

    World economy; African economy; GDP growth;

    JEL classification:

    • O55 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Africa
    • O2 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy
    • F5 - International Economics - - International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy

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