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Economic Development Through Regional Trade

A Role for the New East African Community?

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Kato Kimbugwe, Nicholas Perdikis, May T. Yeung, William A. Kerr
    Pages 1-10
  3. Kato Kimbugwe, Nicholas Perdikis, May T. Yeung, William A. Kerr
    Pages 11-31
  4. Kato Kimbugwe, Nicholas Perdikis, May T. Yeung, William A. Kerr
    Pages 32-75
  5. Kato Kimbugwe, Nicholas Perdikis, May T. Yeung, William A. Kerr
    Pages 76-98
  6. Kato Kimbugwe, Nicholas Perdikis, May T. Yeung, William A. Kerr
    Pages 99-145
  7. Kato Kimbugwe, Nicholas Perdikis, May T. Yeung, William A. Kerr
    Pages 146-175
  8. Kato Kimbugwe, Nicholas Perdikis, May T. Yeung, William A. Kerr
    Pages 176-200
  9. Kato Kimbugwe, Nicholas Perdikis, May T. Yeung, William A. Kerr
    Pages 201-216
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 217-263

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

development Economic Development trade

Authors and affiliations

  • Kato Kimbugwe
    • 1
  • Nicholas Perdikis
    • 1
  • May T. Yeung
    • 2
  • William A. Kerr
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Management and BusinessAberystwyth UniversityUK
  2. 2.Estey Centre for Law and Economics in International TradeCanada
  3. 3.Department of Bioresource Policy, Business and EconomicsUniversity of SaskatchewanCanada

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