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Turning people power into economic power

By Rosslyn Hyams

In the countries in transition in the Arab world, the force unleashed by the revolts can be harnessed to kick-start their economies with well-adapted policy frameworks. Inger Andersen, a senior executive at the World Bank explains.

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