NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

African Successes, Volume I: Government and Institutions

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil, editors

Published in September 2016 by University of Chicago Press
© 2016 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in Research on Africa

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445 pages
ISBN: 0-226-31622-X

Table of Contents

Series Introduction to "African Successes: Government and Institutions": Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, David N. Weil (p. 1 - 4) (bibliographic info)
Introduction to "African Successes: Government and Institutions": Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, David N. Weil (p. 5 - 11) (bibliographic info)
1. Healing the Wounds: Learning from Sierra Leone's Postwar Institutional Reforms: Katherine Casey, Rachel Glennerster, Edward Miguel (p. 15 - 32) (bibliographic info)
2. The Political Economy of Government Revenues in Postconflict Resource-Rich Africa: Liberia and Sierra Leone: Victor A. B. Davies, Sylvain Dessy (p. 33 - 55) (bibliographic info)
3. Does Decentralization Facilitate Access to Poverty-Related Services? Evidence from Benin: Emilie Caldeira, Martial Foucault, Grégoire Rota-Graziosi (p. 57 - 102) (bibliographic info)
4. Demographic Pressure and Institutional Change: Village-Level Response to Rural Population Growth in Burkina Faso: Margaret S. McMillan, William A. Masters, Harounan Kazianga (p. 103 - 143) (bibliographic info)
5. New Tools for the Analysis of Political Power in Africa: Ilia Rainer, Francesco Trebbi (p. 145 - 212) (bibliographic info)
6. Deals versus Rules: Policy Implementation Uncertainty and Why Firms Hate It: Mary Hallward-Driemeier, Gita Khun-Jush, Lant Pritchett (p. 215 - 260) (bibliographic info)
7. The Unofficial Economy in Africa: Rafael La Porta, Andrei Shleifer (p. 261 - 306) (bibliographic info)
8. State versus Consumer Regulation: An Evaluation of Two Road Safety Interventions in Kenya: James Habyarimana, William Jack (p. 307 - 330) (bibliographic info)
9. Fifteen Years On: Household Incomes in South Africa: Murray Leibbrandt, James Levinsohn (p. 333 - 355) (bibliographic info)
10. Is Tanzania a Success Story? A Long-Term Analysis: Sebastian Edwards (p. 357 - 432) (bibliographic info)
 
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