Comparative Development Experiences of Sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia: An Institutional Approach
Machiko Nissanke, Ernest Aryeetey
Ashgate, 2003 - Business & Economics - 471 pages
This comprehensive book focuses on the prevailing conditions in Asia and Africa under various macroeconomic and sectoral themes in order to provide in depth explanations for the divergent development experiences of the two regions. Seeking to go further than the simple comparison of policies, the book carefully examines the institutional context for policy implementation within which growth and development have proceeded in the regions.
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activities African countries agricultural allocation areas Aryeetey ASEAN Asian countries Asian economies assets average cent of GDP changes compared competition costs Cote d'lvoire crisis debt declined deficit developing countries domestic East Asian economic development economic growth effects efficiency Elbadawi enterprises environment exchange rate expenditures export external financial institutions financial sector firms fiscal foreign direct investment francophone francophone Africa francophone countries Ghana Gini coefficient globalization growth rate Ha-Joon Chang human capital important incentives income distribution increased Indonesia industrial inflation informal institutional economics interest rates intervention Japan Korea land loans macroeconomic management macroeconomic policy Malaysia manufacturing market failures monetary Nigeria Nissanke Northeast output period Philippines political poverty poverty line private investment private sector problems production programmes public investment ratio reforms regions relatively risk role savings share Singapore Source Southeast Asia structure sub-Saharan Africa Table Taiwan Tanzania Thailand variables World Bank