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Published by International Finance Section, Department of Economics, Princeton University in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.

Subjects:

  • Primary commodities -- Prices -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Economic conditions,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Politics and government

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesCommodity prices, growth, and politics in Sub-Saharan Africa
StatementAngus S. Deaton and Ronald I. Miller.
SeriesPrinceton studies in international finance,, no. 79
ContributionsMiller, Ronald I. 1966-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF1040.9.A357 D43 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL792907M
ISBN 100881652512
LC Control Number95025494

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International commodity prices, macroeconomic performance, and politics in Sub-Saharan Africa This study loods at the experience of Sub-Saharan Africa in dealing with commodity-price variability and discusses whether poor macroeconomic results should be attributed to the inherent difficulty of predicting commodity-price fluctuations, or, rather, to flawed internal political and fiscal arrangements. In an attempt to establish the facts and to cast light on some of the mechanisms, it   International Commodity Prices, Macroeconomic Performance and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa. Angus Deaton and Ron Miller. Journal of African Economies, , vol. 5, issue 3, Date: References: Add references at CitEc Citations: View citations in EconPapers (88) Track citations by RSS feed There are no downloads for this item, see the EconPapers FAQ for hints about obtaining ://:oup:jafrec:vyip   Deaton, A. “International Commodity Prices, Macroeconomic Performance, and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Princeton Studies in International Finance no.

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