Economic development through regional trade: A role for the new East African community?

Kato Kimbugwe, Nicholas Perdikis, May T. Yeung, William A. Kerr

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Abstract

Post-colonial Africa is littered with regional trade agreements that amounted to little more than a photo opportunity for the leaders that signed them. This book explores conventional explanations for past failures and posits a new theory rooted in the symbiotic relationship between authoritarian politics and crony-capitalism.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages280
ISBN (Electronic)9780230369924
ISBN (Print)9780230314214
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 2012

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