Presentations, Discussions, Reports

Discussion of “Ending Africa’s Poverty Trap,” by Jeffrey D. Sachs et al., Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 1, 2004: 223-230.

 

Discussion of “When Economic Reform Goes Wrong: Cashews in Mozambique,” by Margaret Macmillan, Karen Horn Welch, and Dani Rodrik. In Susan M. Collins and Dani Rodrik, eds, Brookings Trade Forum 2003 (Washington, DC, The Brookings Institution, 2004): 155-61. 

 

Book review of Ritva Reinikka and Paul Collier, eds, 2001, Uganda’s Recovery: the Role of Farms, Firms, and Government (Washington, DC: The World Bank), Journal of Development Economics 70(2), 2002: 535-543.

 

Effectiveness of External Assistance: Focus on Africa. Summary of a U.N. Expert Group Meeting, January 24-25, 2001. Click here for a PDF version.

 

Will Africa Embark on Sustained Growth in This Decade? Summary of a U.N. Expert Group Meeting, February 21-23, 2001, and Background Note for the 3rd Session of the U.N. Committee for Development Policy, April 2-6, 2001. Click here for a PDF version.

Promoting Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Paper presented at the State Department conference Africa: What Is To Be Done?, December 11, 2000. Click here for a PDF version.

African Competitiveness Report: Why Africa? Opening Keynote Address, Wharton African Business Forum, November 18, 2000. Click here for a PDF version.

First Collection Speech. A welcome and exhortation to Swarthmore's Class of 2004, August 26, 2000. Click here for a PDF version.

Debt Forgiveness: Plainer Speaking, Please. A note on the language and ethics of debt relief for low-income countries, July 13, 2000. Click here for a PDF version.

 

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