Adjusting to Policy Failure in African Economies

Synopsis

In this timely volume sixteen specialists examine the external and domestic factors that precipitated Africa's economic crisis and the nature and consequences of the process of reform designed to restore macroeconomic stability and accelerate the rate of economic growth. The authors explore the efforts of ten diverse countries in sub-Saharan Africa to rectify economic distortions of the past and weaknesses in institutional structures. Their case studies include Ghana, Guinea, Zaire, Cameroon, Niger, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Gambia, and Madagascar.

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