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Asia and Africa in the Global Economy
Ernest Aryeetey, Julius Court, Machiko Nissanke, and Beatrice Weder
ISBN: 92-808-1089-8
September 2003
  400 pages
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    The book brings a crucial issue to the fore: how to manage the process of strategic integration into the global economy. The performance of Asian and African economies over recent decades clearly shows that engagement with the global economy can play a key role in advancing development. [READ MORE...]

    Ernest Aryeetey is a Professor of Economics at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana. Julius Court is a Research Officer at the Overseas Development Institute, London. Machiko Nissanke is a Reader in the Department of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Beatrice Weder is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Mainz.


  • Introduction: The Dynamics of Globalization: Eight Sceptical Theses: Economic Policies and External Performance in Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Governments and External Performance in Africa Local Entrepreneurship in Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa: Networks and Linkages to the Global Economy;
  • Resource Exports and Resource Processing for Export in Southeast Asia;
  • Primary Exports and Primary Processing for Export in Sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Export-Oriented Industrialisation and Foreign Direct Investment in the ASEAN Countries;
  • Export-Oriented Industrialisation and Foreign Direct Investment in Africa Management of Financial Flows in Southeast Asia;
  • Globalization of African Financial Markets;
  • Aid and Development: What Can Africa Learn from the Macroeconomics of Foreign Aid in Some Southeast Asian Economies?
  • Foreign Aid, Debt, and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Experiences and Challenges;
  • From Recovery to Accelerated Development: Some Key Issues for Twenty-First-Century Africa


  • Ernest Aryeetey
  • Julius Court
  • Machiko Nissanke
  • Beatrice Weder
  • Deborah Brautigam
  • Laurence Harris
  • Jomo Sundaram
  • William Lyakurwa
  • Michael Rock
  • Delphin Rwegasira
  • Lemma Senbet
  • Charles Soludo
  • Thee Kian Wie
  • Pakorn Vichyanond
  • Sam Wangwe

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