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Explaining Africa's (Dis)advantage (English)


Africa's economic performance has been widely viewed with pessimism. In this paper, firm-level data for around 80 countries are used to examine formal firm performance. Without controls, manufacturing African firms perform significantly worse than firms... See More +


  • Harrison, Ann E.; Lin, Justin Yifu; Xu, L. Colin;
  • 2013/01/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6316
  • 1
  • 1
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • 2013/01/01
  • Disclosed
  • Explaining Africa's (Dis)advantage
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