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No. 4: A Review of Ghana’s 2017 Budget

A Review of Ghana’s 2017 Budget

Not too long ago, the Ghanaian economy was one of Africa’s strongest. However the economy has witnessed a sharp decline in growth in the last three years. In this Policy Brief, the IFS brings to the attention of the new Government some critical economic challenges along with proposals to address them. IFS’ proposals are informed by the Institute’s conviction that Ghana needs new, bold and systematic policies capable of bringing about fundamental changes to the economy to enable it to deliver tangible socio-economic benefits to Ghanaians.

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