African Export Successes: Surprises, Stylized Facts, and Explanations
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We wish to thank Nathan Nunn and participants of the NBER African Development Successes conference in Accra, July 18-20, for excellent comments on a previous draft. We are grateful for funding from the NBER Africa Project. We thank Shushanik Hakobyan for excellent research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.