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Heshmati, Almas

Economic Integration, Currency Union, and Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in East Africa

Heshmati, Almas - Economic Integration, Currency Union, and Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in East Africa, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction and Summary
Almas Heshmati

Part I. Economic Integration and Its Trade Effects

2. Consequences of Economic Integration Initiatives in Africa: Trade in the IGAD Region
Ewa Cieślik

3. Currency Union in the East African Community: A Fractional Integration Approach
Hector Carcel, Luis A. Gil-Alana, Godfrey Madigu

Part II. Financial Sector Development and Common Currency

4. Financial Sector Development–Economic Growth Nexus in Rwanda
Caleb Tamwesigire, Thomas Bwire, Pascal Munyankindi

5. Effects of a Common Currency on Intra-regional Trade in Africa: Perspectives on the East African Community Monetary Union
Yvonne Umulisa

Part III. Public Finances, FDI, Research, Innovation and Knowledge

6. Research, Innovation and Indigenous Knowledge in Sub-Saharan Africa: In Search of a Nexus
Chika Ezeanya

7. The Shadow Economy and Corruption as Development Impediments
Almas Heshmati

Part IV. Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

8. Antecedents of Environmentally Friendly Manufacturing Practices Among SMEs in Africa: Evidence from Uganda
Dan Ayebale, Esther Nafunka, Ahurra Hope Ayebale

9. Are East African Countries Sustainable? Comparative Analysis of Two Composite Indicators
Miroslav Syrovátka, Jaromír Harmáček

10. African Emergence, Inclusive and Sustainable Development and the Role of Social Science Research with Special Reference to Eastern Africa
Herman Musahara

Part V. Conflict-Growth Relationship and Reconstruction

11. Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Integration of Rwanda in the East African Community: 2007–2013
Emmanuel Mushimiyimana

12. The Conflict-Growth Nexus in Sub-Saharan Africa
Syed Mansoob Murshed

Keywords: Economics, Development Economics, Economic Growth, Sustainable Development, Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics//Financial Economics, Regional/Spatial Science

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319304328
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-30431-1

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