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Public Procurement Reforms in Africa: Challenges in Institutions and Governance

Christine Léon de Mariz, Claude Ménard, and Bernard Abeillé

Abstract

Institutional reforms and their contribution to development and growth have been the source of renewed interest as well as of many challenges over the last two decades. Identifying forces that push towards reform and conditions that determine the success or failure of reforms, building organizational arrangements needed to make modifications to the rules of the game sustainable, understanding the limits to the transfer of reforms and to the help that international organizations and foreign institutions can provide to support change, raise intellectually difficult and politically highly sensiti ... More

Keywords: public procurement, institutions, micro-institutions, transaction costs, corruption, delegation, enforcement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198714910
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714910.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christine Léon de Mariz, author

Claude Ménard, author
Full Professor of Economics, University of Paris (Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Bernard Abeillé, author