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The African Economic Outlook project aims to provide valuable information on economic and social development progress in Africa, as well as on short-term prospects (up to 2002 for the 2001 report). It combines the knowledge and expertise accumula...
Themed "Competitiveness and new technologies in Latin America", this Forum was organised by the Inter-American Development Bank and the OECD Development Centre in co-operation with the Ibero-American Co-operation Secretariat.
The OECD Development Centre helps policy makers in OECD and developing countries find innovative solutions to the global challenges of development, poverty alleviation and the curbing of inequality.
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The growth record of Ghana has been one of unevenness, as Table I.1 and Figure I.1 clearly indicate. With a reasonably high GDP growth in the 1950s and early 1960s, the Ghanaian economy began to experience a slowdown in GDP growth as of 1964. Gr...
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Ghana's independence in March 1957 was celebrated with great flourish. "Free at last" Kwame Nkrumah, the country's leader, proclaimed. Yes, Ghana was free to follow an independent political course, and free to experiment with an independent ...
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The last few decades have seen dramatic economic improvements in large parts of the Third World, while African economies in general experienced stagnation or decline until the early 1990s. During the last few years, however, there seems to have b...
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Africa has in the past decade shown a mixed pattern of performance. While control regimes have been abandoned and market-oriented policies adopted in the majority of countries, average growth is still low. This has meant, in turn, that the capa...