Thursday, 6 October 2011

Africa and Ending Poverty

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Africa-s-statistical-tragedy.html?soid=1103899759579&aid=ERB8OUXMU68
Fifteen years ago, Easterly and Levine published “Africa’s Growth Tragedy”, highlighting the disappointing performance of Africa’s growth, and the toll it has taken on the poor. Since then, growth has picked up, averaging 5-6 percent a year, and poverty is declining at about one percentage point a year. The “statistical tragedy” is that we cannot be sure this is true...
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