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Journal of African Economies, Volume 15, Aerc Supplement 1, Pp. 10-61 : Institutions and Development

By Batesq, Robert H.

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Title: Journal of African Economies, Volume 15, Aerc Supplement 1, Pp. 10-61 : Institutions and Development  
Author: Batesq, Robert H.
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Language: English
Subject: Economics, Finance & business, World Bank.
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Batesq, R. H. (n.d.). Journal of African Economies, Volume 15, Aerc Supplement 1, Pp. 10-61 : Institutions and Development. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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Economics

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In the latter decades of the last century, those championing economic development in Africa championed as well political reform. They attributed the failure of development to government policies, including the tendency for rent seeking and the adoption of macroeconomic policies that distorted market signals and thereby weakened incentives to invest and manage efficiently Africa?s scarce resources (Ake, 1996; van de Walle, 2001). In seeking to promote political accountability in Africa, reformers championed the introduction of competitive elections (Diamond and Plattner, 1995; Oyugi et al. 1998). The desire for economic betterment imparted added impetus to these efforts. When searching for the factors that account for Africa?s low growth rates over the period 1960?1994, for example, Ndulu and O?Connell (1999) assign fully two-thirds of Africa?s shortfall to the ?slow growth in the residual? (p. 45). In interpreting this finding, they stress the impact of authoritarian rule (p. 45) and thereby join the chorus of scholars and intellectuals (e.g., Ake, 1996,Achebe, 1987) who associate authoritarian government with economic decline in Africa.


 

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