Technology, tourism, malls and metros - promises and pitfalls of tradable services in Africa

OUTPUT TYPE: Policy briefs
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2020
TITLE AUTHOR(S): I.Turok, J.Visagie
KEYWORDS: AFRICA, ECONOMIC GROWTH, INTERNATIONAL TRADE, TECHNOLOGY, TOURISM
DEPARTMENT: Inclusive Economic Development (IED)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 11675
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/15668
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/15668

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Abstract

There is growing recognition around the world that tradable services can contribute to economic development. Africa is no exception, with the need for multiple routes to growth, particularly after the COVID-19 pandemic.