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Isaac Ketu, Jules-Eric Tchapchet Tchouto and Arsene Mouongue Kelly
''Does infrastructure development drive economic complexity in African countries?''
( 2022, Vol. 42 No.4 )
This paper investigates the nexus between infrastructure development and economic complexity (EC) for 27 African countries over 2003-2016 period. Employing Ordinary Least Squares, Generalised Method of Moments and Quantile Regressions, empirical findings show that infrastructure development fosters EC in African countries especially transport and electricity infrastructures.
Keywords: Infrastructure development, Economic complexity, Africa.
JEL: O1 - Economic Development: General
O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development: General
Manuscript Received : Sep 12 2022 Manuscript Accepted : Dec 30 2022

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