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Economic growth in Malaysia: some possible lessons for Ghana

By Zainal Aznam Yusof

Abstract

Malaysia and Ghana both gained their independence from British rule in 1957. Both economies were relatively resource rich. Ghana was the leading exporter of cocoa while Malaya, as it was then known, was pre-eminent in exporting rubber and tin. This discussion paper, delivered at the Ghana Growth Forum, draws possible lessons from Malaysia’s high growth and economic diversifi cation over the decades that followed

Topics: HC Economic History and Conditions
Publisher: International Growth Centre
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:36388
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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