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Postconflict economics in Sub-Saharan Africa [electronic resource] : lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo / editor, Jean A.P. Cl�ement.

Contributor(s): Cl�ement, Jean A. P | International Monetary Fund.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington D.C. : International Monetary Fund, c2004Description: 1 online resource (viii, 327 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9781451950519 (electronic bk.); 1451950519 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): International Monetary Fund -- Congo (Democratic Republic) | Civil war -- Economic aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan | Postwar reconstruction -- Economic aspects -- Congo (Democratic Republic) | Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Economic conditions | Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Economic policy | Economische situatie | Wederopbouw | Wirtschaft | Kongo (Demokratische Republik) -- B�urgerkrieg (1997- ) | POST-CONFLICT RECONSTRUCTION | ECONOMIC CONDITIONS | ECONOMIC POLICY | AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA | DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO | CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC | CASE STUDIES | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Aufsatzsammlung.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Postconflict economics in Sub-Saharan Africa.DDC classification: 338.967 Other classification: 83.30 | DHL IMF(02)/S943/2004 | QG 720 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Jean A.P. Cl�ement -- The Democratic Republic of the Congo: lessons and challenges for a country emerging from war / Jean A.P. Cl�ement -- The economics of postconflict countries: a survey of the literature / Ragnar Gudmundsson -- The economics of civil war in sub-Saharan Africa / Charles Amo Yartey -- Economic performance over the conflict cycle / Nicholas Staines -- Sources of growth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: an econometric approach / Bernardin Akitoby and Matthias Cinyabuguma -- Political instability and growth in the Central African Republic, a neighbor of the Deomocratic Republic of the Congo / Dhaneshwar Ghura and Beno�it Mercereau -- Empirical evidence of the sources of hyperinflation and falling currency / Bernardin Akitoby -- Challenges to financial intermediation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo / Bernard Laurens and Wim Fonteyne -- Rebuilding fiscal institutions / Nicolas Calcoen -- Structural and sectoral policies and their sequencing / Jacob Gons -- The long road to demilitarization: 1997-2003 / Markus Kostner, Ely Dieng, and Adriaan Verheul.
Summary: The Democratic Republic of the Congo is making significant strides on both the political and economic fronts to extricate itself from one of the bloodiest wars in African history. This remarkable turnaround offers other countries and the international community valuable lessons in preventing conflict and in coping with postconflict recovery. This book also provides a summary of the most recent research on conflict, an analysis of the causes of conflicts in Africa, and an outline of their key economic characteristics.--Publisher's description.
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Introduction and overview / Jean A.P. Cl�ement -- The Democratic Republic of the Congo: lessons and challenges for a country emerging from war / Jean A.P. Cl�ement -- The economics of postconflict countries: a survey of the literature / Ragnar Gudmundsson -- The economics of civil war in sub-Saharan Africa / Charles Amo Yartey -- Economic performance over the conflict cycle / Nicholas Staines -- Sources of growth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: an econometric approach / Bernardin Akitoby and Matthias Cinyabuguma -- Political instability and growth in the Central African Republic, a neighbor of the Deomocratic Republic of the Congo / Dhaneshwar Ghura and Beno�it Mercereau -- Empirical evidence of the sources of hyperinflation and falling currency / Bernardin Akitoby -- Challenges to financial intermediation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo / Bernard Laurens and Wim Fonteyne -- Rebuilding fiscal institutions / Nicolas Calcoen -- Structural and sectoral policies and their sequencing / Jacob Gons -- The long road to demilitarization: 1997-2003 / Markus Kostner, Ely Dieng, and Adriaan Verheul.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is making significant strides on both the political and economic fronts to extricate itself from one of the bloodiest wars in African history. This remarkable turnaround offers other countries and the international community valuable lessons in preventing conflict and in coping with postconflict recovery. This book also provides a summary of the most recent research on conflict, an analysis of the causes of conflicts in Africa, and an outline of their key economic characteristics.--Publisher's description.

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