International cooperation to development needs more policies addressed to improve education in the low income countries of Africa, because education has very important positive effects on the increase of real income per head and on the increase of health expenditure per inhabitant. The MDGs (Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations) unfortunately did not imply, for the moment, enough support to foster education, although some positive measures have been implemented.
More information at the following interesting report, clicking here and at "download" in the abstract page:
Health Expenditure, Poverty and Economic Development in Africa, 2000-2005
The main conclusions of this study point to the priority of international cooperation for education in Africa in order to improve real income per capita, erradicate poverty and increase health expenditure per inhabitant and welfare.
Other interesting articles, in English, on economic development of Africa published in our journals RSES, IJAEQS and AEID, free downloadable, by clicking on the title and then in "download" at the Abstract page, are among othersthe following ones:
Year 2008. "Manufacturing and Economic Development: Inter-sectoral relationships in Europe, America, Africa and Asia-Pacific, 1999-2006," RSES 8-2.
Year 2007. "Education, Development And Health Expenditure In Africa: Estimation Of Cross-Section Model Of 39 Countries In 2000-2005," AEID 7-2
Year 2007. "Industry, Foreign Trade and Development: Econometric Models of Africa, Asia and Latin America 1965-2003," IJAEQS 4-1.
Year 2007. "Production by sector in Africa, 2000-2005," RSES 7-2
Year 2006. "Health Expenditure, Poverty and Economic Development in Africa, 2000-2005," IJAEQS 3-2
Year 2005. "Human Capital and Economic Development in Africa: An Econometric Analysis for 1950-2002," AEID 5-1
Year 2002. "Education, Industry, Trade and Development of African Countries in 1980-99," AEID 2-2
Year 2001. "Economic Development of African and Asia-Pacific Areas in 1951-99," AEID 1-2
An interesting article on Africa published in the journal REC (Review on Economic Cycles):
Year 2002. "Economic Growth and Cycles in Asia and Africa in the 20th Century," Review on Economic Cycles, International Association of Economic Cycles, vol. 5(1)
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