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Emerging Africa: How 17 Countries Are Leading the Way

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ISBN13:

9781933286518

ISBN10:
1933286512
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/17/2010
Publisher(s):
Brookings Inst Pr

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Summary

Since 1995, 17 African countries have defied expectations and have launched a remarkable, if little-noticed, turnaround. Emerging Africa describes this revitalization and why it is likely to continue. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Steven Radelet was a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development from 2002 to 2010 and served as an economic advisor to the government of Liberia from 2005 to 2009.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
About CGDp. xv
Map of Emerging Africap. xvi
Introductionp. 1
Emerging Africap. 9
Emerging Africa's Renaissancep. 27
Emerging Democraciesp. 47
Stronger Economic Managementp. 71
The End of the Debt Crisis and Changing Relationships with Donorsp. 91
The Technology Revolutionp. 109
The Coming of the "Cheetahs"p. 125
Challenges and Opportunities on the Road Aheadp. 141
Indexp. 161
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