From Crisis to Growth in Africa

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This book is concerned with the problem of achieving sustained economic growth in thirteen African countries.These are divided into three groups: the war stricken economics, the reform strugglers and the growth seekers.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
Part I: The War-Stricken Economies
2. Angola: A History of Oil, War and Economic Policy
3. Guinea-Bissau: A Rocky Road to Reform and Stability
4. Ethiopian Reforms: Government Legitimacy, Economic Growth and Development
5. Eritrean Reforms: A Struggle for Sustained Independence and Economic Growth
Part II: The Reform Strugglers
6. Kenya's Growth Prospects: The Basic Constraints
7. Cape Verde: Reform Policy and Growth in a Small Remote Island Economy
8. Explaining Zambia's Elusive Growth: Credibility Gap, External Shocks or Reluctant Donors?
9. From Stagnation to Growth in Tanzania: Breaking the Vicious Circle of High Aid and Bad Governance?
10. The Post-Washington Consensus in Mozambique
11. Investment, Productivity Growth and Structural Adjustment in Zimbabwe
Part III: The Growth Seekers
12. Has Uganda Taken Off?
13. Can South Africa Break the Deadlock?
14. Foreign Dependency and High-Speed Growth in Lesotho Epilogue: Development Co-operation with Africa in the Twenty-First Century

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