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Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2006 [electronic resource] : growth and integration (Senegal proceedings) /
edited by Francois Bourguignon and Boris Pleskovic.
imprint
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2006.
description
vi, 238 p. : ill.
ISBN
0821360930
format(s)
Book
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This text contains papers that concern issues like growth and integration, financial reforms, economic development, trade and development, and investment climate.
Long Description
ABCDE Senegal 2005 presents selected papers from the 17th ABCDE meetings, held January 27, 2005 in Dakar, Senegal. Hosted by the World Bank and the Government of Senegal, more than 100 experts from countries around the world met to deliberate the theme: Growth and Integration. This volume presents papers on growth and integration, financial reforms, economic development, trade and development, and investment climate provide
Main Description
The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) brings together the world's leading scholars and development practitioners for a debate on state-of-the-art thinking in development policy and the implications for the global economy. The 17th conference was held in Dakar, Senegal, on January 27, 2005. The theme of the conference was growth and integration, which was divided into five topics: growth and integration, financial reforms, economic development, trade and development, and investment climate.
Main Description
The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) brings together the world's leading scholars and development practitioners for a lively debate on state-of-the-art thinking in development policy and the implications for the global economy. The 17th conference was held in Dakar, Senegal, on January 27, 2005. The theme of the conference was growth and integration, which was divided into five topics: growth and integration, financial reforms, economic development, trade and development, and investment climate.
Table of Contents
About This Bookp. vii
Introduction and Summaryp. 1
Welcome Address: Africa's Growth Challenge in a Globalized Worldp. 9
Opening Address: Equity and Growth in Africap. 17
Keynote Address: The Importance of Research for Economic Policy: The Case of Senegalp. 25
Growth and Integration: Explaining African Economic Growth: The Role of Anti-Growth Syndromesp. 31
Comments
Jean-Paul Azamp. 67
Abdoulaye Diagnep. 71
Jean-Paul Azamp. 77
Financial Reforms: Financial Sector Reforms in Africa: Perspectives on Issues and Policiesp. 81
Comment
Mthuli Ncubep. 121
Economic Development: Convergence and Development Traps: How Did Emerging Economies Escape the Underdevelopment Trap?p. 127
Comment
Mthuli Ncubep. 157
Trade and Development: Risks and Rewards of Regional Trading Arrangements in Africa: Economic Partnership Agreements between the European Union and Sub-Saharan Africap. 163
Comment
Leonce Ndikumanap. 189
Investment Climate: Business Environment and Comparative Advantage in Africa: Evidence from the Investment Climate Datap. 195
Comment
Leonce Ndikumanap. 235
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