Africa: Review of K.Y. Amoako’s Know the Beginning Well

[African Arguments] K.Y. Amoako has had a remarkable life. Born and schooled in pre-independence Ghana, he did a PhD in economics at the University of California, Berkeley and joined the World Bank ("a largely white institution that controlled much of Africa's destiny" (p. 24)), where he was one of the first Africans in the young professionals program. After a stellar career including serving as country economist for Sudan, the Bank's representative in Zambia, and director of the Education and Social Policy Department, he wasRead the Original Article