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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
The Trouble with the MDGs: Confronting Expectations of Aid and Development Success - Working Paper 40
July 12, 2005
*REVISED Version September 2004 The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are unlikely to be met by 2015, even if huge increases in development assistance materialize. The rates of progress required by many of the goals are at the edges of or beyond historical precedent. Many countries making extrao...
Business Environment and Comparative Advantage in Africa: Evidence from the Investment Climate Data - Working Paper 56
July 11, 2005
This paper ties together the macroeconomic and microeconomic evidence on the competitiveness of African manufacturing sectors. The conceptual framework is based on the newer theories that see the evolution of comparative advantage as influenced by the business climate—a key public good—and by extern...