Africa's Pulse


Released on Wednesday October 3, 2018

Volume 18 - October 2018 - Special section : Boosting Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of Human Capital.

Africa’s Pulse is a biannual publication containing an analysis of the near-term macroeconomic outlook for the region, published around the World Bank / IMF Spring and Annual meetings, respectively in April and October.

Each issue also includes a special section focusing upon a topic that represents a particular development challenge that contributes to shape Africa’s economic future. It is produced by the Office of the Chief Economist for the Africa Region of the World Bank.


The lastest volumes

Volume 17 - April 2018: Special section: Access to Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume 16 - October 2017: Special section: Skills Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume 15 - April 2017: Special section: The Region’s Infrastructure Performance Across Sectors.

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