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Africa's Economic Development
Project
Designing Africa's poverty strategies - expanding local capacity to simulate policy options

Theme: 2006-07

In 2003, UNU-WIDER launched its project on Designing Africa’s Poverty Strategies: Creating the Capacity for Policy Simulation to develop economic modelling capacity in African countries. The project director provided regular training workshops...

Africa's Economic Development
Project
Tax policy reform in developing countries

Theme: 2004-05

See publications for work connected to this project.

Africa's Economic Development
Project
Long-term development in the CFA-zone countries of Sub-Saharan Africa

Theme: 2002-03

Members of the CFA-zone enjoy currency convertibility, fiscal and monetary policies which are more prudent than SSA as a whole, and a large amount of financial and technical assistance. These advantages do not appear, however, to have resulted in...

Africa's Economic Development
Project
Institutional capabilities, reform ownership and development in SSA

Theme: 2000-01

Past policies, an erroneous approach to adjustment, and 'geography' are repeatedly cited as explanations for Africa's poor performance. But, weaknesses in the institutional capacity of the African State may be as important. In particular...

Africa's Economic Development
Project
Building African capacity for policy simulation

Theme: 1985-97

With the introduction of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), governments in Africa and other developing countries have been under great pressure to devise effective policies that will reduce poverty and...

Globalization Social and Human Development Africa
Project
Underdevelopment, transition & reconstruction (UTR) in SSA

Theme: 1998-99

The development prospects in SSA are particularly problematic in those countries which adopted Soviet style planning in the 1970s, i.e. Angola, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, and Somalia. The policies of these countries...

Africa's Economic Development
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