Posts from February 2016

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The Developmental State in Africa: Back to Basics

by Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa

Introduction The role of the state in the economy has been at the centre of Africa’s development debates from the early 1960s. In those post-independence years, state control of the “commanding heights” was more the rule than the exception. National development plans laid out detailed strategies for resource mobilization and identified sectors that required special […]