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Unit 4 Macro: Links on International Financial Flows and Development

Here is a series of links to recently available resources on international financial flows and their impact on growth and development

·  A new Africa: are current development models still viable? (Guardian, December 2012)

·  Africa must do more to profit from China (BBC news, viewpoint, Solange Guo Chatelard, May 2012)

·  Africa: The infrastructure that actually drives growth (BBC World Business, July 2012)

·  China and Africa look to boost trade (BBC news, video, July 2012)

·  China at the centre of global illegal timber trade, NGO says (Reuters, November 2012)

·  China defends Africa economic and trade role (BBC news, December 2010)

·  China in Africa: Partner or plunderer? (BBC Africa Debate 55 mins, May 2012)

·  Free trade: Way ahead ‘is openness, not protectionism’ (FT, May 2012)

·  Global development – Guardian news and analysis portal

·  Growing Africa 'must diversify' (BBC World Business, May 2011)

·  Ha Joon Chang – Articles in the Guardian

·  Millennium development goals (Guardian news articles on progress towards MDG targets)

·  Millennium Development Goals (World Bank Home)

·  Paul Collier – Articles in the Guardian

·  Paul Collier – China in Africa – Two Road Maps

·  Protectionism – is it on the way back? (BBC news, September 2012)

·  Protectionism in West may push Chinese investors elsewhere-bank chief (Reuters, November 2012)

·  Tackling Africa's economic problems (BBC World Business, May 2011)

·  UNCTAD World Investment Report (2012)


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