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

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Mwangi S. Kimenyi, John Mukum Mbaku, Ngure Mwaniki
Ashgate, 2003 - Business & Economics - 294 pages
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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Institutions and Economic Growth
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Kenya Macroeconomic Management
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Unit root tests
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