Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2020

256 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9781787384453

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The Asian Aspiration

Why and How Africa Should Emulate Asia -- and What It Should Avoid

Greg Mills, Olusegun Obasanjo, Emily van der Merwe, and Hailemariam Desalegn

A Hurst Publication

  • In 1960, the GDP per capita of Southeast Asian countries was nearly half of that of Africa. By 1986 the gap had closed and today the trend is reversed.
  • Why has Asia developed while Africa lagged?
  • Calls for unprecedented pragmatism in the pursuit of African success

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