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Growth and structural change in East Africa

domestic policies, agricultural performance, and World Bank assistance, 1963-86.

by Uma J. Lele

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East.
    • Subjects:
    • World Bank -- Africa, East.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Africa, East.,
    • Agriculture and state -- Africa, East.,
    • Agricultural assistance -- Africa, East.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 71).

      StatementUma Lele, L. Richard Meyers.
      SeriesMADIA discussion paper ;, 3
      ContributionsMeyers, L. Richard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9017.E22 L44 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination71 p. :
      Number of Pages71
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2201087M
      ISBN 100821313193
      LC Control Number89022727

      This in-depth case study examines how the DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme (DEGRP) innovation project Structural change and productivity growth in Africa has contributed to helping unpack the African growth story, particularly in terms of the links between growth and structural change.. The past five years have seen a growing movement around defining structural . Home IFPRI Publications Structural change, fundamentals, and growth: A framework and case studies Reference URL Share. Add tags Comment Rate. Save to favorites. To link to this object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this object, paste this HTML in website. Structural change, fundamentals, and growth: A framework and case.

      This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. By more than three quarters of the world's absolute poor are projected to live in Africa. Accelerating economic growth is key to rising incomes on the . Industrialization-led structural change can solely fuel rapid growth, as applied in Asia.7 By contrast, investments in fundamentals take time to bear fruit, tend to be costly, and mostly yield steady, albeit slow, growth, typical of the West. Structural change is thus purportedly an easier and a more viableFile Size: 2MB.

      The book considers a range of interrelated concerns over “the quality of growth" in Africa, including the measurement of growth, issues around equity and well-being, and the structural transformation of the economy. Sustaining growth and structural transformation in Africa: how can a stable and efficient financial sector help? 2 DEGRP Policy Essays aim to bring together the latest thinking on growth policy in low-income countries from leading researchers and decision-makers around the globe.


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Ethiopia aspires to attain structural change as a way forward to sustain its successive and rapid economic growth, but achieving it seems to be a complex task.

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Reporting annual growth rates in labor productivity growth within sector and from structural change has the advantage that we can relate these to annual growth rates in GDP as we do in Table of this chapter. A commonly used method is to first get the changes in within and between terms across sectors over an entire period, and then Cited by:   The purpose of this book is not to provide a country-by-country study, but rather to deal with general economic themes found in Arab MENA and Israel, such as problems associated with growth and structural change; the role of State-intervention in country-specific local markets; labor market imperfections driven by gender bias; technology gaps.

Although productivity growth from structural change is generally low, a regional comparison shows that structural change is more rapid in East Africa than in the other regions of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). While structural change accounts for more than half of the labour productivity growth in East Africa, within-sector productivity growth Author: Emmanuel Mensah, Solomon Owusu, Neil Foster-McGregor, Adam Szirmai.

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