Structural Change in Africa

Structural change is a necessary part of economic growth and development. It is the change in the relative importance of the three main sectors of any economy (agriculture, industry and services). As countries grow, they move from having larger shares of resources in the agriculture sector towards the industrial and then the service sector. In … Continue reading Structural Change in Africa

How economic recessions can affect the mental health of a population

There is an unfortunate commonality in society today and it is that issues relating to mental health of individuals are usually put in the background where overall health is concerned. This is usually because mental health disorders are difficult to detect, diagnose and report.  A combination of biological, psychological and environmental factors have been shown … Continue reading How economic recessions can affect the mental health of a population