Restarting and Sustaining Economic Growth and Development in Africa: The Case of Kenya

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The most important public policy issues facing African countries today is how to restart and sustain economic growth and development. This volume tackles this critical issue and seeks to provide policymakers with viable options for dealing, in a more effective and sustainable way, with wealth creation. It contains a refreshing, rigorous, informative and multidisciplinary analysis of economic growth and poverty alleviation in Africa, with special reference to Kenya. The work: emphasizes the importance of laws and institutions with good public policies for sustainable growth and development; illustrates the failure of many post-independence governments to provide an environment conducive to entrepreneurship; and proves that reforms are important for restarting and sustaining economic growth and development.

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About the author (2003)

Mercedes Lackey is a full-time writer and has published numerous novels and works of short fiction, including the bestselling Heralds of Valdemar series. She is also a professional lyricist and a licensed wild bird rehabilitator. She lives in Oklahoma with her husband and collaborator, artist Larry Dixon, and their flock of parrots.

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