An Overview: a multidimensional economic assessment of Africa

Wood, Jacob, and Habimana, Olivier (2020) An Overview: a multidimensional economic assessment of Africa. In: Wood, Jacob, and Habimana, Olivier, (eds.) A Multidimensional Economic Assessment of Africa. Frontiers in African Business Research . Springer, Singapore, pp. 1-17.

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Abstract

In the face of weak growth globally, there is still an opportunity for Africa to further build upon the developmental successes it has enjoyed in recent decades. This introductory chapter provides an overview of the key areas of analysis located in the book, in particular an assessment of the African agricultural sector, the issues of poverty and inequality, banking and financial services, as well as opportunities for further international trade development in the region. The chapter highlights both areas of economic strength and vulnerability as well also providing an in depth assessment of various policy platforms that have been implemented in the region.

Item ID: 63635
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-981-15-4510-8
ISSN: 2367-1041
Keywords: Economic development, International trade, Inequality, Agriculture, Financial services
Copyright Information: © Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2020 04:36
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160505 Economic Development Policy @ 100%
SEO Codes: 91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9103 International Trade > 910303 Trade Policy @ 50%
91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9101 Macroeconomics > 910103 Economic Growth @ 50%
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