Harnessing trade for structural transformation in sub-Saharan Africa: monitoring exports, South-South trade and commodity price volatility
This dissertation consists of three main empirical papers that lie at the intersection of international trade and (under) development. In particular, motivated by the proposition that structural change in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is needed for sustained growth, the papers build on each other to highlight different dimensions in SSA's quest for structural transformation within the context of global integration. Together, the papers explore the linkages between structural transformation and exports, South-South trade and commodity price volatility. Much of the literature on pathways for SSA to ...
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