Nganou, Jean-Pascal and Wodon, Quentin and Zoyem, Jean-Paul and Mabushi, Eric and Kebede, Ephraim (2008): Burundi’s Growth: The Need for Long-lasting and Stable Performance. Published in: Breaking the Cycle: A Strategy for Conflict-sensitive Rural Growth in Burundi (World Bank Working Paper) No. 147 (July 2008): pp. 21-34.
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Due in part to 40 years of cyclical violence, economic growth in Burundi has remained well below the sub-Saharan Africa average, and Burundi is now the third poorest country in the world. The status quo is unacceptable, and it is essential that the Government drive the changes needed to achieve sustainable growth. This chapter provides an overview of past and current macroeconomic trends and describes how the poverty profile could influence policy reforms.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Burundi’s Growth: The Need for Long-lasting and Stable Performance|
|Keywords:||Burundi, growth, poverty|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I32 - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
|Depositing User:||Quentin Wodon|
|Date Deposited:||25. May 2009 19:20|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 17:46|
Baghdadli, I., B. Harborne, and T. Rajadel, editors, Breaking the Cycle: A Strategy for Conflict-sensitive Rural Growth in Burundi, World Bank Working Paper No. 147.
IMF, 2006, Burundi: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix, IMF Country Report No. 06/307, Washington, DC.