Saturday, Jul 31, 2021
International Finance

Tag : Public Sector and Governance

Economy

Depth in Africa’s Transformation

By Homi Kharas 27th March 2014 Africa is growing fast but transforming slowly. This is the message of the 2014 African Transformation Report, launched last week by the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET). The report addresses a worry on the minds of many: in spite of impressive growth, the structure of most sub-Saharan African economies...
Economy

Growth in Greece? A Logistical Possibility

BY DARIA TAGLIONI. 20th November 2013 More than 95 percent of goods traded between Europe and Asia are transported via deep sea. All of this happens through two primary routes– some serious traffic. But it’s far from stop-and-go. In fact, most doesn’t stop at all. Large container ships leave ports in Asia and proceed directly...
Economy

Rich Countries, Poor People: Will Africa’s commodity boom benefit the poor?

BY ANAND RAJARAM. 20th November 2013 Travelling across Africa these days you are likely to run into increasing numbers of mining, oil, and gas industry personnel engaged in exploration, drilling, and extraction across the continent. Although commodity prices are moderating, the discoveries being made in Africa offer the real prospect of significant revenue to many cash-poor,...