The Emerging Middle Class in Africa

The Emerging Middle Class in Africa


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ISBN-13: 9781138796430
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/22/2014
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Mthuli Ncube is Chief Economist and Vice-President of the African Development Bank Group. He oversees the process of knowledge generation and management within the bank and its regional member countries.Professor Ncube is a Senior Research Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, UK, and a Research Fellow at St Anthony's College, University of Oxford, UK.

Charles Leyeka Lufumpa is Director of the Statistics Department at the African Development Bank Group. He oversees the bank’s activities to build statistical capacity as well as the data needs for results measurement in its operations in African countries.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Calestous Juma Introduction Mthuli Ncube 1. Dynamics of the Middle Class in Africa Charles Leyeka Lufumpa, Maurice Mubila and Mohamed Safouane Ben Aïssa 2. The Political Economy of the African Middle Class Michael Lofchie 3. Consumption Patterns Oliver J. M Chinganya, Mary Strode, Lee Crawfurd, Marta Moratti and Felix Schmieding 4. Jobs and the Labor Market Mary Strode, Lew Crawfurd, Simon Dettling and Felix Schmieding 5. Entrepreneurship Mohamed Ayadi and Mohamed Safouane Ben Aïssa 6. Education Benedict Kunene, Maurice Mubila and Oluyele A. Akinkugbe 7. Gender Abena Oduro and Alice Nabalamba 8. Health Alice Nabalamba and Helen Johansen Conclusion Mthuli Ncube

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