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Human capital development, Innovation and International Competitiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Human capital development, Innovation and International Competitiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa. / Debrah, Yaw; Oseghale, Raphael; Adams, Kweku.

Africa's competitiveness in the global economy. ed. / Ifedapo Adeleye; Mark Esposito. London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. p. 219-248 (AIB Series).

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Harvard

Debrah, Y, Oseghale, R & Adams, K 2018, Human capital development, Innovation and International Competitiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa. in I Adeleye & M Esposito (eds), Africa's competitiveness in the global economy. AIB Series, Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp. 219-248. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67014-0_9

APA

Debrah, Y., Oseghale, R., & Adams, K. (2018). Human capital development, Innovation and International Competitiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa. In I. Adeleye, & M. Esposito (Eds.), Africa's competitiveness in the global economy (pp. 219-248). (AIB Series). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67014-0_9

Vancouver

Debrah Y, Oseghale R, Adams K. Human capital development, Innovation and International Competitiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa. In Adeleye I, Esposito M, editors, Africa's competitiveness in the global economy. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2018. p. 219-248. (AIB Series). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67014-0_9

Author

Debrah, Yaw ; Oseghale, Raphael ; Adams, Kweku. / Human capital development, Innovation and International Competitiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa. Africa's competitiveness in the global economy. editor / Ifedapo Adeleye ; Mark Esposito. London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. pp. 219-248 (AIB Series).

Bibtex

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