In Africa, hopes that surging population will drive growth are overblown

  • by: The Economist
  • Updated: March 10, 2014 - 7:51 PM

U.N. estimates of slowing birth rates predicted an economic surge, but trends have fallen short, as have manufacturing and private investment.

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