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Reuters/Thierry Gouegnon - A woman from a local cocoa farmers association called BLAYEYA cuts a cocoa fruit in a cocoa farm in Djangobo, Niable in eastern Ivory Coast, November 17, 2014.
Expensive Chocolate and Cheap Oil: A Window of Opportunity for Madagascar
December 11, 2014, Soamiely Andriamananjara and Amadou Sy
Soamiely Andriamananjara and Amadou Sy examine two opportunities that could help alleviate Madagascar's most pressing macroeconomic challenges: the increase in the price of chocolate and the sharp decline in the price of oil.
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Michael W. Klein
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development
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