Day: May 15, 2011

Trade and FDI in Africa: Recent trends

Over the last two decades, world trade (measured in current US dollars) has tripled. Many factors have contributed to this extraordinary advance. Among them are

Africa’s themes for improved competitiveness

Over the last decade, many African countries focused on getting the economic fundamentals right. They put in place more sustainable fiscal policies, controlled inflation, and

Africa’s Managerial skills and higher education

In today’s globalized world, no country can thrive without a capacity to generate, transmit, and utilize new knowledge. Put differently, today’s globalized economy requires countries