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Africa: Leveraging the Crisis into a Development Takeoff

  • Devarajan, Shantayanan

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    (World Bank)

  • Shetty, Sudhir

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    (World Bank)

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    Africa’s precrisis growth and poverty reduction was the result of increased external resources, a buoyant global economy and—crucially—improved economic policies. Although it is still the world’s poorest region, the prospects for resuming growth are good. Additional resources and further policy reforms could launch the continent on a path of sustained growth and poverty reduction.

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    Article provided by The World Bank in its journal Economic Premise.

    Volume (Year): (2010)
    Issue (Month): 30 (September)
    Pages: 1-4

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