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Africa: Why Economists Get It Wrong

My latest book is available for pre-order: For the first time in generations, site Africa is spoken of these days with enthusiastic hope: no longer seen as a hopeless morass of poverty, the continent instead is described as “Africa Rising,” a land of enormous...
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Nordic Africa Days 2014

The call for papers for the Nordic Africa Days 2014 is out. It will take place on 26-27 September 2014 in Uppsala, Sweden. The keynote speakers at the event is Mo Ibrahim and yours sincerely. The topic is 'Misbehaving States and Behaving Citizens? Questions...
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