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Product Description: Why is business performance lagging in Africa? To provide answers, this volume focuses on the day-to-day problems that private sector managers and entrepreneurs there encounter. Through enterprise surveys conducted in several African countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, these businesspeople identify poor infrastructure—particularly the lack of a reliable source of power—as a huge constraint on private sector activity...read more

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9781933286280 | Ctr for Global Development, February 1, 2009, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Why is business performance lagging in Africa?

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Product Description: Poverty in Africa is largely the outcome of slow growth. With the region hosting 10 percent of the world's population but a staggering 30 percent of the world's poor, the challenges it faces are enormous but NOT insurmountable. The message of this book is clear―poverty-eradicating development in Africa is possible...read more

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9780821368824 | World Bank, April 1, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Poverty in Africa is largely the outcome of slow growth.

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Product Description: Most aspects of South Africa's investment climate―the location-specific factors that shape opportunities and incentives for firms to invest productively, create jobs, and grow―are favorable. The majority of large, registered firms believe that the legal system is able to protect their property rights...read more

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9780821368985 | World Bank, March 1, 2007, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Most aspects of South Africa's investment climate―the location-specific factors that shape opportunities and incentives for firms to invest productively, create jobs, and grow―are favorable.

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Product Description: As the World Bank famously put it back in 1989, 'underlying the litany of Africa's development problems is a crisis of governance.' This is a collection of authoritative essays bringing together prominent Africanists in political science and public administration to look at the role of governance in African development...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Nicole Ball (editor), Vijaya Ramachandran (editor) and Nicolas Van De Walle (editor)

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9781403963161 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 22, 2003, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: As the World Bank famously put it back in 1989, 'underlying the litany of Africa's development problems is a crisis of governance.

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9781403963178 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 22, 2003, cover price $47.00 | About this edition: As the World Bank famously put it back in 1989, 'underlying the litany of Africa's development problems is a crisis of governance.

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Product Description: In this essay, Dr. Ramachandran examines the constraints to private sector growth in Sub- Saharan Africa. She addresses two sets of issues--the constraints on firm-level productivity and the barriers to investment in the private sector...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781565170315 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: In this essay, Dr.

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