Institutions and Reform in Africa: The Public Choice Perspective

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Tables ix
  • Foreword xi
  • Notes xv
  • Acknowledgments xvii
  • 1 - General Introduction 1
  • 2 - The African Economies 19
  • Introduction 19
  • 3 - Changing Global Trade Patterns and Economic Dependence in Africa 33
  • Introduction 33
  • Conclusion 59
  • 4 - Public Choice and African Institutions 61
  • 5 - Origin of Inefficient Constitutional Rules 73
  • Introduction 73
  • 6 - Political Instability in Africa 91
  • Introduction 91
  • APPENDIX: REGRESSION ANALYSIS OF POLITICAL INSTABILITY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN AFRICA 105
  • 7 - Bureaucratic and Political Corruption 111
  • 8 - Post-Constitutional Opportunism in Africa 139
  • Introduction 165
  • 9 167
  • 10 - Public Choice and Institutional Reform 177
  • 11 - Democratization Strategies for Africa 189
  • Introduction 189
  • 12 - Preparing Africa for the Twenty- First Century: Lessons from Public Choice 209
  • Introduction 209
  • Conclusion 230
  • Notes 230
  • 13 - Conclusions: Looking Forward to the Twenty-First Century 233
  • Bibliography 239
  • Index 259
  • About the Author 283
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