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Investment attraction, competition and growth; theoretical perspective in the context of Africa

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  • Senzu, Emmanuel Tweneboah

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Examination in both theoretical and empirical perspective deduce that, the major indicators of modern economy growth, depends on the extent of economic financialization, commonly defined as capital stock, industrialization and Technological Advancement. The focus of this paper is to theorize investment attraction mechanism for a national economy in a global competitive arena taking a posteriori perspective of Africa politico-economic climate.

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  • Senzu, Emmanuel Tweneboah, 2018. "Investment attraction, competition and growth; theoretical perspective in the context of Africa," MPRA Paper 86619, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    Investment Economics; Growth Economics; Macroeconomics; microeconomics;

    JEL classification:

    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
    • E22 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Investment; Capital; Intangible Capital; Capacity
    • O4 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
    • O42 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Monetary Growth Models

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