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Africa's pulse

April 2010 - present

 

Africa's Pulse newsletter is an analysis of issues shaping Africa's economic future. Main headings include: recent economic trends and prospects; Africa and the millennium development goals; and success stories.

 

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Africa's pulse : an analysis of issues shaping Africa’s economic future

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Africa's Pulse (English)

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have picked up to 2.7 percent in 2018 fro

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 130414 OCT 01, 2018

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Africa's Pulse (French)

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have picked up to 2.7 percent in 2018 fro

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 130414 OCT 01, 2018

English Disclosed

Africa's pulse (English)

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have picked up to 2.6 percent in 2017 from 1.5 percent in 2016. This upswing reflected, on the supply side, rising oil and metals production, encouraged by recovering commodity prices, and improving agricultural conditions following droughts. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125329 APR 01, 2018

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Africa's pulse (French)

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have picked up to 2.6 percent in 2017 from 1.5 percent in 2016. This upswing reflected, on the supply side, rising oil and metals production, encouraged by recovering commodity prices, and improving agricultural conditions following droughts. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125329 APR 01, 2018

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Africa's pulse (French)

Working Paper 126825 APR 01, 2018

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Africa's Pulse (French)

Following a sharp slowdown over the past two years, a recovery is underway in Sub-Saharan Africa. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the region is expected to strengthen to 2.4 percent in 2017 from 1.3 percent in 2016, slightly below the pace previously projected. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 120334 OCT 01, 2017

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Africa's Pulse (English)

Following a sharp slowdown over the past two years, a recovery is underway in Sub-Saharan Africa. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the region is expected to strengthen to 2.4 percent in 2017 from 1.3 percent in 2016, slightly below the pace previously projected. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 120334 OCT 01, 2017

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Africa's pulse (French)

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to recover to 2.6 percent in 2017, following a marked deceleration in 2016. The upturn in economic activity is expected to continue in 2018-19, reflecting improvements in commodity prices, a pickup in global growth, and more supportive domestic conditions. ... See More +

Working Paper 114375 APR 01, 2017

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Africa's pulse (English)

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to recover to 2.6 percent in 2017, following a marked deceleration in 2016. The upturn in economic activity is expected to continue in 2018-19, reflecting improvements in commodity prices, a pickup in global growth, and more supportive domestic conditions. ... See More +

Working Paper 114375 APR 01, 2017

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Africa's pulse (English)

After slowing to 3 percent in 2015, economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to fall to 1.6 percent in 2016, the lowest level in over two decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 108582 SEP 01, 2016

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Africa's pulse (French)

After slowing to 3 percent in 2015, economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to fall to 1.6 percent in 2016, the lowest level in over two decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 108582 SEP 01, 2016

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Africa's pulse (April 2016) (English)

Urbanization is a source of dynamism that can enhance productivity and increase economic integration, a principle evident from the experience of today’s high-income countries and rapidly emerging economies. ... See More +

Working Paper 104729 APR 01, 2016

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Africa's pulse (October 2015) (English)

External headwinds and domestic difficulties are impacting economic activity in Sub-Saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth will decelerate in 2015 amid weak global economic conditions. ... See More +

Working Paper 99988 OCT 04, 2015

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Africa's pulse (April 2015) (English)

This issue is an analysis of issues shaping Africa's economic future. Topics include: 1) Sub-Saharan Africa's growth will slow in 2015 amid falling commodity prices; 2) weakening terms of trade present headwinds for the region's commodity exporters; gains for importers; and 3) the rise of new types of conflict and the potential for disease epidemics are risks to the region’s prospects. ... See More +

Working Paper 95729 APR 01, 2015

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Africa's Pulse (English)

This issue is an analysis of issues shaping Africa's economic future. Growth remains stable in Sub-Saharan Africa. Some countries are seeing a slowdown, but the region's economic prospects remain broadly favorable. ... See More +

Working Paper 91207 OCT 01, 2014

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Africa's Pulse (English)

This issue is an analysis of issues shaping Africa's economic future. It summarizes the following themes: the economic outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa remains robust, but growth is vulnerable to lower commodity prices and a slowdown in capital flows; the frequency and strength of growth spurts have increased; and growth has shifted the structure of African economies in favor of the resources and services sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 89379 APR 01, 2014

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Africa's pulse (English)

This Africa's pulse newsletter includes the following headings: economic prospects for Sub-Saharan Africa remain strong, but growth is vulnerable to a sharp decline in commodity prices; the region's progress on reducing poverty has been slow, hindered by high inequality; and faster reduction in poverty will require growth with equity. ... See More +

Working Paper 81684 OCT 01, 2013

Angwafo,Manka S.; Buitano,Mapi M.; Christiaensen,Luc; Chuhan-Pole,Punam; Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Kambou,Gerard; Korman,Vijdan; Galindo Pardo,Camila; Sanoh,Aly Disclosed

Africa's pulse (English)

This Africa's pulse newsletter includes the following headings: Sub-Saharan African countries continue to grow at a steady pace; the region's decade-long economic expansion appears sustainable; and for newly resource-rich countries, strong governance will be key to harnessing resource wealth for development ... See More +

Working Paper 77973 APR 01, 2013

Angwafo,Manka S.; Buitano,Mapi M.; Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Korman,Vijdan; Chuhan-Pole,Punam; Sanoh,Aly Disclosed

Africa's pulse (English)

This Africa's pulse newsletter includes the following headings: Sub-Saharan African countries continue to grow at a steady pace; the region's decade-long economic expansion appears sustainable; and for newly resource-rich countries, strong governance will be key to harnessing resource wealth for development. ... See More +

Working Paper 73752 OCT 01, 2012

Angwafo,Manka S.; Buitano,Mapi M.; Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Korman,Vijdan; Chuhan-Pole,Punam; Sanoh,Aly Disclosed

Africa's pulse (English)

This Africa's pulse newsletter includes the following headings: recent economic trends; global economic developments; and trends and outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 67996 FEB 01, 2012

Angwafo,Manka S.; Buitano,Mapi M.; Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Chuhan-Pole,Punam; Ye,Xiao Disclosed

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OCT 01, 2018 130414 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French
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OCT 01, 2018 130414 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
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APR 01, 2018 125329 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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APR 01, 2018 126825 Working Paper
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OCT 01, 2017 120334 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
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APR 01, 2017 114375 Working Paper English
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APR 01, 2017 114375 Working Paper French
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SEP 01, 2016 108582 Working Paper French
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APR 01, 2016 104729 Working Paper
Africa's pulse (October 2015) (English)
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OCT 04, 2015 99988 Working Paper
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APR 01, 2015 95729 Working Paper
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OCT 01, 2014 91207 Working Paper
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APR 01, 2014 89379 Working Paper
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OCT 01, 2013 81684 Working Paper
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OCT 01, 2012 73752 Working Paper
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FEB 01, 2012 67996 Working Paper