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TED Talks: Season 2013

2013x201 Charles Robertson: Africa's next boom
TV-PG

  • 2013-10-22T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

The past decade has seen slow and steady economic growth across the continent of Africa. But economist Charles Robertson has a bold thesis: Africa's about to boom. He talks through a few of the indicators — from rising education levels to expanded global investment (and not just from China) — that lead him to predict rapid growth for a billion people, sooner than you may think.

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