The policy paradox in Africa: Strengthening links between economic research and policymaking

Type :
Research reports & papers
Author :
International Development Resource Centre (IDRC)
Published :
2007
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Online monograph which examines the extent to which policymakers and political leaders take into account African research when they formulate policies intended to promote sustainable development. It reveals that there is a disconnect between policymaking and economic research and proposes ways that researchers can help to bridge this gap, improve the policy-making process, and thus enhance development efforts in Africa.