An Economic Policy Agenda for Post-civil War Somalia: How to Build a New Economy, Sustain Growth, and Reduce Poverty
Suggests a set of policy requirements that are necessary to put the Somali government on a sustained path to growth. This study identifies and assesses the underlying long-term trends and challenges that best explain sources of poverty and lack of growth, and also potential sources of positive change and growth.
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Introduction and Background
The Economic Profile
Lessons of the Past and the Present
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