Impacts of the Economic Crisis on Human Development and the MDGs in Africa

Published on 23 Jun 2010
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Summary

Will the crisis have long term consequences for human development and MDG achievement in Africa? What policies can address them? This paper examines similar episodes in the past and uses a simple framework to assess the impact on human development and MDGs. It demonstrates how the crisis can lead to slow-down or reversals in the rate of progress.

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