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Published: 14 August 2014

226 Pages | 21 Figures, 16 Tables, 8 Boxes


ISBN: 9780198714910

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Public Procurement Reforms in Africa

Challenges in Institutions and Governance

Christine Léon de Mariz, Claude Ménard, and Bernard Abeillé

  • Identifies the forces that push towards reforms and the obstacles reform faces
  • Asks why reforms are so difficult and looks at the problems specific to African countries, particularly sub-Saharan countries
  • Examines the political economy of reforms, the interests at stake, and the issue of delegation in government decision-making
  • Analyses corruption as a key obstacle to reform
  • Shows the role of micro-institutions as a factor of success

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