Open Door Policy available online

The original publication of the “Open Door Policy of Liberia – An Economic History of Modern Liberia” (1983) now as pdf-file available. The study covers the prelude, introduction, growth and zenith of foreign investments in Liberia.

After the Doe Administration and the civil war Liberia had to start from scratch. The lessons of the past should not be forgotten.


I welcome here both reactions on Liberia’s experience with foreign investors and (personal) views on the lessons of the past. Liberians from all walks of life – civil servants, businessmen, researchers, students a.s.o. – foreign investors or people otherwise interested are also invited to make suggestions for future dealings with foreign investors. In particular, I am very interested to learn the foreign investors’ opinion on working in Liberia since ‘It takes two to tango’…


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