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Published: 24 April 2014

320 Pages | 6 Figures, 17 Tables


ISBN: 9780198704423

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Toxic Aid

Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania

Sebastian Edwards

  • Makes an important contribution to the 'effectiveness of aid' debate by focusing on the experience of one country over 50 years
  • Analyzes the evolution of Tanzania's economy since independence; from Nyerere to Kikwete
  • Provides a complete historical analysis of the evolution of economic though on economic development and foreign aid
  • Analyzes role of the IMF in Africa during five decades
  • Provides a comparison between the experience of Tanzania with reform and that of a number of Latin American nations

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