With an industrial growth strategy to reach middle-income status in 10 years and a very large young demographic entering the workforce, Ethiopia is facing imminent rapid urbanisation. The Government has recognised that, if planned and managed in the right way, this structural transformation presents a huge opportunity for accelerated and sustainable growth with huge wider development dividends for the poor, women and girls and the rural population. Working with four Ministers, the Ethiopian Research Development Institute EDRI and the New Climate Economy NCE , PwC developed a spatial economic planning framework for growth that can be used by Government to analyse the impact of a range of urbanisation pathways through to and , and presented to the government a preferred spatial strategy for growth which identified economic development corridors and clusters linked to economic function and resource inputs of key cities and regions. Building on the first phase of work, the second phase examined the interface between industrialisation and urbanisation for Ethiopia and focused on a number of key industrial park developments.
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Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. The impact o f imports on economic growth has also been examined. The study adopts a linear model to examine the impact of both public and private investment, government expenditure, foreign aid, imports and exports to the GDP. Overall, the results showed that growth in real exports does… Expand. Save to Library. Create Alert.
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A recent edition of The South China Morning Post carried a feature expressing the point in a particularly enlightening fashion. Watching cultures collide - even at second hand - is always illuminating. No doubt the speed at which the tourists swept past the architectural and artistic glories of Paris, pausing only to snap the obligatory photographic record of their presence before heading off for an orgy of handbag shopping, would have raised some supercilious French eyebrows. But equally, for their part the visitors were taken aback by the leisurely pace of life in Europe, where the locals linger over coffee, prohibit bus drivers from working more than 12 hours a day, and even stop their cars for pedestrians.