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Economic development in Namibia

Wolfgang H. Thomas

Economic development in Namibia

towards acceptable development strategies for independent Namibia

by Wolfgang H. Thomas

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Published by Kaiser, Grünewald in München, Mainz .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia
    • Subjects:
    • Namibia -- Economic conditions.,
    • Namibia -- Economic policy.,
    • Namibia -- Social policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWolfgang H. Thomas.
      SeriesEntwicklung und Frieden : Wissenschaftliche Reihe ; 18
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC557.N35 T48
      The Physical Object
      Pagination367 p. :
      Number of Pages367
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4291549M
      ISBN 103459011734
      LC Control Number78319052

      This overview considers the past, the present, and the future of economic development. It begins with the conceptualization, definition, and measurement of economic development, highlighting that a narrow focus on the economic is inadequate to capture development and even, paradoxically, economic development itself. Namibia’s president, Hage Geingob, will remain in power in , as will his quasi-socialist SWAPO Party. However, the Namibian political landscape will continue to fragment in as the country suffers its worst recession since independence in (with the coronavirus pandemic causing Namibia's GDP to contract by %).

        Econometric Methods for Analyzing Economic Development is a comprehensive collection that focuses on various regions and their economies at a pivotal time when the majority of nations are struggling with stabilizing their economies. Outlining areas such as employment rates, utilization of natural resources, and regional impacts, this collection. Namibia Global Economic Prospects examines trends for the world economy and how they affect developing countries. The report includes country-specific three-year forecasts for major macroeconomic indicators, including commodity and financial markets.

      The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a comprehensive and ambitious set of targets designed to support sustainable economic and social transformation between now and In Namibia, there have been, over the years, many ambitious sets of development targets, including the . On Ma , Sam Nujoma was sworn in as the first president of independent Namibia. This ceremony marked the end of a struggle that lasted more than two decades and a period of colonialism that lasted more than a century. Finally, after decades long wars over grazing in the 19th century, genocidal colonial suppression by Germany at the beginning of the 20th century, repressive apartheid.


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