Asia and Africa in the Global Economy


This publication considers the different economic experiences of countries in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, in terms of policy, institutional and structural aspects, divergence in economic growth and performance levels, and the extent of their integration into the global economy. Chapters discuss a variety of issues including the dynamics of globalisation, local entrepreneurship, exports, foreign direct investment, management of financial flows, foreign aid, debt and development.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Laurence Harris
  • Ernest Aryeetey
  • Machiko Nissanke
  • Beatrice Weder
  • Deborah Bräutigam
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2003