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New CAE working paper on eco-industrial parks


Exporting out of China or out of Africa?

Lars Buur

Research programme on the effects of privately managed cash transfers in Africa receives 12 million DKK


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The Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian Economy
New Handbook dedicated to the economy of Ethiopia

Lindsay Whitfield (Roskilde University) and Cornelia Staritz (University of Vienna), from the AfriCap project, published in the Oxford Handbook of The Ethiopian Economy

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Ethiopia is unique in a varied economic landscape in Africa

Ethiopia has particularly good prospects for economic growth in an Africa, where the image is more nuanced than it was previously described, says Associate Professor Lindsay Whitfield.

CAE book Ghana - Economies after Colonialism
New book from CAE

Lindsay Whitfield, Professor (MSO) in Global Studies at Roskilde University and leader of the Center of African Economies, has a new book Economies after Colonialism: Ghana and the struggle for power, with Cambridge University Press.

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Lindsay Whitfield
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