This September 2017 PESA Editorial focuses on political uncertainty and its impact on economic growth in Nigeria. The issue looks at: what is the current political economy context in SADC? what is the source of uncertainty? what is the historical context behind the uncertainties? what are the drivers and key role players in the SADC growth story?
Global output growth has been somewhat thwarted over the past few years due to lower global demand, particularly amongst advanced economies, averaging an estimated 3.25% per annum between FY2015/16 – affecting numerous countries across the world. Growth in emerging markets accounted for 70% of global growth during the same period.