Emerging Economies in Africa

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Essay #: 058895
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Emerging Economies in Africa
According to Han et al., globalization can increase wealth and efficiency in developed and developing nations, create jobs and decrease poverty. The trend toward greater economic, cultural, political, and technological interdependence among national institutions and economies, in the estimation of Han et al., is a process that can ensure that the smallest of nations will be able to maximize the use of their resources and improve the standard of living for all. For this reason, many African nations once believed to be insignificant players in the global economy are now being targeted for extensive growth. Looking at the examples of economic and social indicators in Liberia and Uganda, two of the world’s least...
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.....ate a clear connection between globalization practices and economic growth in developing countries, and Uganda’s openness to trade and change means that they can provide an excellent investment opportunity.
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