How can public action lead to productive private investment and economic growth in poor countries? What explains the variation in outcomes in different sectors and regions?

Abstract

The importance of informal relationships between policy makers and investors in overcoming barriers to investment and encouraging economic growth is discussed. Research on growth alliances in Egypt is used as an illustration.

Citation

Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK, 4 pp.

How can public action lead to productive private investment and economic growth in poor countries? What explains the variation in outcomes in different sectors and regions?

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