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March 26, 2009
Why is the private sector yet to take off in much of sub-Saharan Africa? In Africa's Private Sector, Vijaya Ramachandran and her co-authors identify...
March 4, 2009
Abstract: Can brief, foreign-funded efforts to build local institutions have positive effects on local patterns of governance, cooperation, and...