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America’s Next Great Restaurant, an Africa Concept?






I have occasionally thought about opening my own coffee shop, or bookstore, or restaurant…  Not that any of these things are likely. And not that any of these ideas are that original. However, one idea that I have had that I think might be a bit more unique is to open up a chain of…

Research Notes: commodity prices and impacts on Africa






SSRN’s email system delivered this week into my inbox a set of abstracts from the World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series.  This collection (all published in October 2008) speaks specifically to the potential impact of commodity price changes on African countries. These are critical issues for most African countries which are heavily dependent on…