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Liberia and Sierra Leone went through
painstaking a post-conflict restoration process after civil wars that ravaged
them in the last decade of the 20th century. In 2018, newly elected leaders in
Freetown and Monrovia face the task of restoring growth in the economies badly
hindered by 2014-2015 Ebola epidemic and low commodity prices.
Teresa Nogueira Pinto
Latin America has reached an inflection point. Recent developments suggest that parts of the region will make significant economic strides over the next few years. However, its two biggest economies – Brazil and Mexico – are stuck in the doldrums, and their politics may be in even worse shape. <i>This report is par...
Dr. Joseph S. Tulchin
Sub-Saharan Africa is poised for another year of fast economic growth in 2016. But countries of the region must contend with falling commodity prices, an upsurge in terrorism and a widening gulf between aging leaders and newly assertive urban voters.
<i>This report is part of GIS’s “Global Trends” series, which aims...
Dr. Jaime Nogueira Pinto