Summary of Africa’s Next Boom

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Africa’s Next Boom summary
Why invest in Africa? Economist Charles Robertson identifies numerous reasons.


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Economist Charles Robertson energetically makes the case for investing in Africa. He reflects on Africa’s rise and points to factors that will bolster its economic growth for decades to come. If your interests lie in emerging economies, international trade or globalization, getAbstract suggests this presentation to you.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why Africa’s economy is booming,
  • What factors will continue to drive growth in the coming decades,
  • Why companies should invest or develop in Africa, and
  • What the future holds for the continent.


In the 19th century, growth began accelerating in a way that would eventually span the globe. Now Africa is riding an economic boom. The
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About the Speaker

Economist Charles Robertson specializes in emerging markets. He co-wrote The Fastest Billion: The Story Behind Africa’s Economic Revolution.

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