Development would continue to elude a country that fails to educate its citizenry.

A long-standing economic theory commonly known as "Economic Convergence" postulates that as world economies develop they would inexorably attain the same level of development through trade based on comparative advantage, technology transfer through direct investment and job out-sourcing.

What Cultural traits engender economic development?

"The world is flat," Thomas Friedman has famously declared. His claim is that in this modern age of globalization, when capital can cross national borders so easily, when investment funds can be pulled from one country to another instantaneously to respond to new business opportunities, economic…

Haven’t We Done This Before? Lessons From and Recommendations for Strategic Competition in Sub-Saharan Africa

A trio of White House strategies have heralded the return of strategic competition between the United States and its adversaries, China and Russia, in sub-Saharan Africa. In the National Security Strategy, National Defense Strategy, and President Trump’s Africa