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By Carol Newman, John Page, John Rand, Abebe Shimeles, Mans Soderbom, Finn Tarp

This quantity offers result of comparative country-based examine that sought to reply to a possible uncomplicated yet complicated query: why is there so little in Africa? It brings jointly particular state case experiences of business regulations and industrialisation results in 11 international locations, carried out by way of groups of nationwide researchers in partnership with overseas specialists on business improvement - Read more...

summary: This quantity offers result of comparative country-based examine that sought to respond to a possible uncomplicated yet difficult query: why is there so little in Africa? It brings jointly precise nation case stories of business guidelines and industrialisation results in 11 nations, carried out by means of groups of nationwide researchers in partnership with foreign specialists on business improvement - supplying research of the modern industrialisation event in low-income Africa

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Many of the region’s recent growth success stories—Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda for example—have shares of manufacturing in GDP that are well below the values predicted by their GDP per person (Dinh et al. 2012). Lack of industrial development combined with declining within sector productivity in services raises the risk that structural transformation in Africa may once again become growth reducing. 3 Industrial Policies and Outcomes in Africa: From a Dominant State to the Investment Climate Despite major differences in history, language, and political structure, the SSAn countries in this volume share a striking uniformity in their approach to industrialization.

Within development economics, she has recently investigated the issue of migration pressures stemming from climate shocks, the economics of aid consistency, and more generally the most acute obstacles to growth in a developing context. Jamal Msami works at Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA) in Dar es Salaam, and is a Postgraduate Researcher at the University of Bristol, UK. His research interests lie in applied economics, governance, and public policy. He has publications in the fields of xxix OUP CORRECTED PROOF – FINAL, 31/5/2016, SPi Notes on Contributors local government reforms focusing on service delivery and financial management.

2013). Estimates for Mozambique and Uganda were kindly provided by Margaret McMillan from the extended McMillan–Rodrik database described in McMillan et al. (2014). 4 Manufacturing value added per worker in sub-Saharan African countries, 1995–2010 Ethiopia Ghana Kenya Mozambique Nigeria Senegal Tanzania Uganda 1995 2000 2005 2010 100 100 100 85 123 65 100 100 100 139 82 100 100 74 123 53 100 192 73 101 87 64 123 56 36 267 66 107 130 Note: Indexed to 100 in first year of series. Sources: de Vries et al.

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