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Published: 19 January 2012

688 Pages | 43 Figures, 38 Tables


ISBN: 9780199575978

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The Oxford Companion to the Economics of Africa

Edited by Ernest Aryeetey, Shantayanan Devarajan, Ravi Kanbur, and Louis Kasekende

  • 100 entries on the economics of Africa by leading economists
  • Authoritative perspective on African economic development
  • Contributions from Chief Economists of the African Development Bank and the World Bank, governors and finance ministers of the African Central Bank, and four Nobel Laureates in Economics.
  • Structured around thematic perspectives - grouped under distinctive topic headings - and alphabetic country perspectives
  • Includes a directory of contributors cross referenced with each article, creating multiple access points for readers to dip in and out and navigate through the topics
  • Features a chapter on post-war Libya, looking at the challenges and opportunities now faced

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