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close this bookIn Pursuit of Science and Technology in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Impact of Structural Adjustment Programmes (UNU, 1995, 286 p.)
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View the documentPreface
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close this folder1 Scope and method
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View the documentObjectives of the study
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close this folder2 Choice and application of economic theory
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View the documentConsequences, in theory, of advancing science and technology
View the documentThe timing, in theory, of advancing science and technology
View the documentTheories of structural adjustment
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close this folderPart II: The pursuit of science and technology
close this folder3 Ghana
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View the documentRecent economic history
View the documentThe prospects for industry
View the documentThe structural adjustment programmes
View the documentR&D institutions
View the documentScience and technology at the Ghanaian universities
View the documentGhana's total expenditures on the pursuit of science and technology
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View the documentRecent economic history
View the documentInvestment for the future
View the documentR&D institutions
View the documentScience and technology at the Kenyan universities
View the documentEstimating Kenya's total expenditures on advancing science and technology
close this folder5 Tanzania
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View the documentMacro-economic trends in the Tanzanian economy
View the documentThe structural adjustment programmes
View the documentR&D institutions
View the documentEducation in science and technology
View the documentEstimates of the resources devoted to the pursuit of science and technology
close this folder6 Uganda
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View the documentRecent economic history
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View the documentThe R&D institutions
View the documentThe scientific and technical faculties of the university
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close this folderPart III: Effects of the pursuit of science and technology
close this folder7 Effects on the economy as a whole
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View the documentOverall expenditures on advancing science and technology
View the documentExpenditures of R&D institutes
View the documentGovernment financing of advances in science and technology
View the documentFlow of foreign funds into science and technology
View the documentSummary of the statistical evidence
View the documentA counterfactual experiment
close this folder8 Effects among the sectors of the economy
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View the documentEconomic activity by sector
View the documentMobility between sectors
View the documentTransfer of resources and institutions from the public to the private sector
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close this folder9 Effects within organizations
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View the documentDistinguishing between goods of greater and lesser economic potential for sub-Saharan African countries
View the documentThe maintenance of firms' capital equipment
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View the documentA counterfactual experiment
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close this folderPart IV: Conclusions and recommendations
close this folder10 Conclusions
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View the documentA summary of the conclusions
View the documentFluctuations in local government expenditures on the pursuit of science and technology
View the documentIncreases in total expenditures on the pursuit of science and technology
View the documentThe effects upon different areas of science and technology have been widely different
View the documentThe areas of science and technologies most vigorously pursued are increasingly determined by foreigners
View the documentThe choice of the areas of science and technology to be pursued is based primarily upon the effects of such choice on the developed countries
View the documentChanges in decision-making for science and technology
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View the documentIntroduction
View the documentThe sub-Saharan economies in 2023
View the documentThe aims of policy
View the documentThe redirection of education and R&D
View the documentDevoting more resources to advancing science and technology
View the documentThe direction in which R&D should move
View the documentAdditional resources needed to increase the advance of science and technology
View the documentPolicy implications of providing additional resources
View the documentSummary of policy recommendations
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