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The African Economic Growth Record, and the Roles of Policy Syndromes and Governance 1

Augustin Kwasi Fosu

in Good Growth and Governance in Africa: Rethinking Development Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698561
eISBN:
9780191738142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698561.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The current chapter, first, finds that although the post-independence growth of African economies has fallen substantially below that of other regions, this comparative evidence is less than uniform ... More


For Chelsea: Soul Style in the New Millennium

Tanisha C. Ford

in Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625157
eISBN:
9781469625171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625157.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This concluding chapter lays the groundwork for further work in the field of black fashion studies. It argues that future scholarship will have to grapple with the geopolitics of the United States’ ... More


Toxic Aid: Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania

Sebastian Edwards

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198704423
eISBN:
9780191773792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704423.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

For many years Tanzania was the darling of international aid agencies. During the 1970s it received more assistance per capita than any other nation in the world. And yet, the economy performed ... More


Introduction

Robert E. Weems and Jason P. Chambers (eds)

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The editors provide a historic overview of African American entrepreneurship in Chicago. Beginning with the pioneering entrepreneurial exploits of Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable, persons of African ... More


Is Tanzania a Success Story?

Sebastian Edwards

in Toxic Aid: Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198704423
eISBN:
9780191773792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704423.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides conclusions and a final assessment. It discusses the reliability of the data, and considers whether or not Tanzania is indeed a success story. It argues that the aid community ... More


Tanzania: Finally a Success Story?

Sebastian Edwards

in Toxic Aid: Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198704423
eISBN:
9780191773792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704423.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The problem is set, and the questions are asked. Why did the Tanzania economy collapse in the 1980s? How did it manage to recover? What was the role of international aid in these developments? Is ... More


Tanzania’s Market-oriented Reforms and Economic Performance: The “Official Story”

Sebastian Edwards

in Toxic Aid: Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198704423
eISBN:
9780191773792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704423.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

What the international organizations—World Bank and IMF—say today (2013) about Tanzania. It is argued in this chapter that this “official story” is biased and incomplete; it seriously lacks a ... More


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