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November 2010Cape Verde and Mozambique as Development Successes in West and Southern Africa
with Jorge Braga de Macedo: w16552
This paper applies an interpretation of how globalization and governance (G&G) interact with convergence given Cape Verde and Mozambique’s particular geographical and historical contexts. We hold that development success under globalization entails, necessarily but not exclusively, positive market perceptions regarding the orientation and predictability of policies as well as the accompanying institutional arrangements. As such, a positive G&G interaction with respect to a comparator group can usefully be defined as success notwithstanding the inexistence of a universally applicable development model. In practical terms, we first identify macro-level policy and institutional combinations underpinning successful trade diversification (an indicator of globalization) and income convergence (a...

Forthcoming: Cape Verde and Mozambique as Development Successes in West and Southern Africa, Jorge Braga de Macedo, Luís Brites Pereira. in African Successes: Sustainable Growth, Edwards, Johnson, and Weil. 2014

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