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The African growth miracle

Young, Alwyn (2012) The African growth miracle. Journal of Political Economy, 120 (4). pp. 696-739. ISSN 0022-3808

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Identification Number: 10.1086/668501


Measures of real consumption based on the ownership of durable goods, the quality of housing, the health and mortality of children, the education of youths, and the allocation of female time in the household indicate that sub-Saharan living standards have, for the past two decades, been growing about 3.4–3.7 percent per year, that is, three and a half to four times the rate indicated in international data sets.

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Additional Information: © 2012 by The University of Chicago
Divisions: Economics
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
JEL classification: O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O11 - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O55 - Africa
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2013 15:18
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2024 01:21

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