The policy paradox in Africa [electronic resource] : strengthening links between economic research and policymaking / edited by Elias T. Ayuk and Mohamed Ali Marouani.
- Ottawa, Ont. : International Development Research Centre, 2007.
1 online resource (320 p.)
- Economic assistance -- Africa.
Economic development -- Research -- Africa.
Africa -- Economic policy -- 21st century.
Africa -- Economic conditions -- Research.
- Electronic books.
- It is becoming increasingly clear that without sweeping changes to both domestic and international policies, Africa will not reach the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. While there seems to be a consensus on increasing aid to Africa, donors will undoubtedly favour democratic countries that adopt sound development policies. For development policies to be sound, however, they must not only meet short-term political expediencies, they must also tap the broad knowledge base that is furnished by policy research in Africa, particularly economic research on a continent confronting chronic and cru
- Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; PART I: ASKING QUESTIONS, FINDING ANSWERS—IMPROVING AFRICAN RESEARCH TO IMPROVE AFRICAN POLICY-MAKING; PART II: EVERY COUNTRY HAS A STORY TO TELL—ECONOMIC RESEARCH AND POLICY-MAKING THROUGH NATIONAL EXPERIENCES IN AFRICA; Conclusion: An emerging continental consensus; Acronyms; Contributors; Index;
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Ayuk, Elias T.
Marouani, Mohamed Ali.
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