Economic Integration, Currency Union, and Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in East Africa
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This edited volume focuses on economic integration, currency union, and sustainable and inclusive growth in East Africa. It consists of twelve interrelated studies that provide a comprehensive picture of the state and determinants of economic development and cooperation among countries in East Africa, such as Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania. The contributions are grouped into five parts: economic integration and its effects on trade; common currency and exchange rate; research, innovation, and knowledge, and shadow economics and corruption; inclusive and sustainable growth; and…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This edited volume focuses on economic integration, currency union, and sustainable and inclusive growth in East Africa. It consists of twelve interrelated studies that provide a comprehensive picture of the state and determinants of economic development and cooperation among countries in East Africa, such as Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania. The contributions are grouped into five parts: economic integration and its effects on trade; common currency and exchange rate; research, innovation, and knowledge, and shadow economics and corruption; inclusive and sustainable growth; and the conflict-growth nexus and reconstruction. This book will appeal to scholars and decision makers looking for the necessary tools and determinants of economic development and cooperation in East Africa.
  • Produktdetails
  • Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development
  • Verlag: Springer / Springer International Publishing / Springer, Berlin
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-3-319-80808-6
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
  • Seitenzahl: 248
  • Erscheinungstermin: 27. Mai 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 235mm x 155mm x 13mm
  • Gewicht: 385g
  • ISBN-13: 9783319808086
  • ISBN-10: 3319808087
  • Artikelnr.: 53577380
Autorenporträt
Almas Heshmati is Professor of Economics at Jönköping University andSogang University. He held similar positions at the Korea University, SeoulNational University, University of Kurdistan Hawler, RATIO Institute (Sweden)and the MTT Agrifood Research (Finland). He was Research Fellow at the WorldInstitute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), The United NationsUniversity during 2001-2004. From 1998 until 2001, he was an AssociateProfessor of Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics. He has a Ph.D.degree from the University of Gothenburg (1994), where he held a SeniorResearcher position until 1998. His research interests include applied microeconomics,globalization, development strategy, efficiency, productivity and growth withapplication to manufacturing and services. In addition to more than 150scientific journal articles he has published books on EU Lisbon Process, GlobalInequality, East Asian Manufacturing, Chinese Economy, Technology Transfer,Information Technology, Water Resources, Landmines, Power Generation, RenewableEnergy, Development Economics, World Values, Poverty and Economic Growth.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction.- Part A: Economic Integration and Its Trade Effects.- Part B: Financial Sector Development and Common Currency.- Part C: Public Finances, FDI, Research, Innovation and Knowledge.- Part D: Inclusive and Sustainable Growth.- Part E: Conflict-Growth Relationship and Reconstruction.