Introduction to Determinants of Economic Growth in Africa and Summary of the Contributions

  • Almas Heshmati
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Abstract

A major policy challenge facing African countries is how to achieve and sustain a higher rate of economic growth that will help them reduce poverty while also being both socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable (Acemoglu 2009; Barro 1997; Barro and Sala-i-Martin 2004; Heshmati et al. 2015; Kim and Heshmati 2014).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Almas Heshmati
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    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsSogang UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Jönköping International Business SchoolJönköping UniversityJönköpingSweden

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