The Service Sector and Economic Development in Africa

1st Edition

Evelyn F. Wamboye, Peter J. Nyaronga

Routledge
Published September 25, 2018
Reference - 282 Pages - 72 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138646810 - CAT# Y228201
Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

USD$150.00

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Summary

The service sector accounts for a huge proportion of global employment, and is the biggest driver of gross domestic product in developing nations. Yet there has been little research uncovering its scope, potential and implications on sustained and inclusive economic growth. This is especially true for Africa, which has seen a strong growth trajectory in recent years. This book presents a new frontier of research, offering insightful perspectives on the 21st-century realities of the service sector and its effect on economic development in Africa.

The analysis presented here will be of relevance to academics and policymakers with an interest in Africa’s role in the global economy.

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