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Title: Global Economic Crisis and Socio-Economic Vulnerability: Historical Experience and Lessons from the “Lost Decade” for Africa in the 1980s
Authors: Adjei, Prince Osei-Wusu
Kyei, Peter Ohene
Afriyie, Kwadwo
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Ghana Studies
Citation: Ghana Studies, Volume 17, 2014, pp. 39-61 , DOI: https//doi.org/10.1353/ghs.2014.0009
Abstract: Records of development history indicate that socioeconomic crises diverse in intensity, nature, dimensions and impact have been part of human existence through time. The economic crisis in Peru in the 1989/90, the 1998 Asian financial crises, Mexico’s “Tequila” financial crisis in 1994/5 etcetera, are only the most recent economic recessions which had adverse socio-economic impacts on the quality of life of the affected regions’ citizens, particularly children. Today, when the attention of world leaders is expected to be on programmes and strategies to actualize the Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s) almost a decade after the Millennium Declaration in September 2000, the world is trapped by heinous and debilitating food and financial crises–global in nature and devastating in................
Description: An article published by Ghana Studies, Volume 17, 2014, pp. 39-61 , DOI: https//doi.org/10.1353/ghs.2014.0009
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/10670
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