Colonialism and Entrepreneurship in Africa and Hong Kong: A Comparative Perspective
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The contrast in rates of economic growth between post-colonial African states in general and a number of their equivalents in Asia is dramatic. Between 1980 and 1989 economies grew by 10.4 per cent per year in East and Southeast Asia with GNP per capita increasing annually by 6.3 per cent. Over the same period the sub-Sahara African states recorded − 1.2 per cent as an average (World Bank, 1990b; 1991).
KeywordsChinese Society Power Structure Upward Mobility Chinese Business Colonial State
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