The 'Miracle' of East Asian Economies May Not Work For Africa
Economic growth is supposed to be the tide that lifts all boats. While developing countries are being encouraged to follow examples set by China, India and south east Asia and liberalize trade and attract foreign investment, one expert believes that Africa has untapped potential and should think regional, writes Jomo Kwame Sundaram for IPS.
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