Promoting cross-border initiatives: lessons, perspectives and challenges
Since the beginning of the 1990s, there has been a revival of interest in economic integration in sub-Saharan Africa. In July 1990, the first Maastricht Conference on Africa, which led to the creation of the Global Coalition ...
The dynamic impact of external debt accumulation on private investment and growth in Africa
The paper attempts, using recent empirical literature, to characterize the dynamic effects of external debt on private investment rates and growth performance. It shows that once the critical threshold of external debt ...
Broadening local participation in privatization of public assets in Africa
The study begins with an overview of the trends in privatization in Sub-Saharan Africa in the last decade and half. Against this background: First, the study focuses on review of the issue, the rationale and the problems ...
Trade and investment policy in Africa
The studies have focused on empirically assessing the various theories linking trade with endogenous growth. An essential element of these models is the idea that knowledge will diffuse across borders making it possible ...
Saving mobilization in Africa : processes, institutions and cultural factors
This document focuses on the saving mobilization in Africa: processes, institutions and cultural factors and the objects of this paper is to review the theoretical aspects of saving both at a macro economic and micro ...
Trade and competition policy in the framework of African countries
The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the ongoing debate on competition policy and law, with particular focus on African economies.
Private sector development programmes: comparative case studies of selected countries in Asia and Latin America
The study reviews the experiences of relatively successful Asian and Latin American countries in promoting private sector development and identifies areas in which African countries can draw lessons and best practices for ...
Public-private sector partnership in trade and investment promotion in Africa
This paper focuses on the public-private sector partnership in trade and investment promotion in Africa.