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political economy of corruption and under-development

Abdul-Razaq A. Olopoenia

political economy of corruption and under-development

by Abdul-Razaq A. Olopoenia

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Published by Vantage Publishers in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Political corruption -- Nigeria.,
    • Nigeria -- Economic conditions -- 1970-

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Abdul- Razaq A. Olopoenia.
      SeriesFaculty lecture series ;, no. 10, Faculty lecture series (University of Ibadan. Faculty of the Social Sciences) ;, no. 10.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ3089.5.C6 O54 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 69 p. ;
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6807286M
      ISBN 109782458341
      LC Control Number00271207
      OCLC/WorldCa43262638

      Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa Leander Heldring and James A. Robinson NBER Working Paper No. November JEL No. N37,N47,O55 ABSTRACT In this paper we evaluate the impact of colonialism on development in Sub-Saharan Africa. In the world context, colonialism had very heterogeneous effects, operating through many. This book uses the political economy approach to examine the relative failure of federalism in Nigeria. It shows the nexus between the political and the economic aspects of the country’s federalism. The central feature of Nigeria’s political economy is the relationship between oil resources and the state.

      Corruption affects the poorest the most, in rich or poor nations, though all elements of society are affected in some way as corruption undermines political development, democracy, economic development, the environment, people’s health and more. Around the world, the perception of corruption in public places is very high. Corruption has a significant effect on the growth. This effect is non linear. Keywords: Bureaucratic Corruption, Economic Growth, political institutional quality. Introduction: Corruption is widely regarded as one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. Corruption is a complex social, political and economic phenomenon that affects all.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Olopoenia, Abdul-Razaq A. (Abdul-Razaq Afolabi). Political economy of corruption and under-development. Political economy is the study of production and trade and their relations with law, custom and government; and with the distribution of national income and a discipline, political economy originated in moral philosophy, in the 18th century, to explore the administration of states' wealth, with "political" signifying the Greek word polity and "economy" signifying the.

political scientists are divided over the overall influence of corruption on economic growth or development, political events speak more clearly.

Corruption has been the principal argu- ment used by the leaders of the recent coup d’etat in Liberia to justify the overthrow of the regime of President Size: 1MB. This book is a concise guide to the main doctrines and trends in Western social and political thought since the French Revolution.

Clearly and simply written, the book includes brief biographical details of major individual thinkers as well as an Author: Vicky Randall. Corruption, some say, is endemic in all governments.' Yet it has received remarkably little attention from students of government.

Not only is the study of corruption prone to moralism, but it involves one of those aspects of government in which the interests of the politician and the political scientist are likely to conflict. The book 'Configuring the World.

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10% revenues will go to Handicap International for whom his daughter works in West Africa/5(41). Political corruption has been blamed for the continued underdevelopment of Nigeria. Despite the creation of two anti-corruption agencies, corruption still strives in : Oladayo Awojobi.

CORRUPTION AND UNDERDEVELOPMENT (A Case Study Of Halliburton) TABLE OF CONTENT Title Page Approval Page Dedication Acknowledgement CHAPTER ONE BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Statement Of The Problem Objectivity Of The Study Significance Of The Study Literature Review Theoretical Frame Work Hypotheses.

Development Administration: From Underdevelopment to Sustainable Development (International Political Economy Series) [Dwivedi, O.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Development Administration: From Underdevelopment to Sustainable Development (International Political Economy Series)Cited by: Corruption in Africa is purely driven by low levels of economic growth, bad governance structures weak constitutions political instability, high levels of poverty coupled with high and ever.

Corruption additionally, has become a hot topic among citizens and investors both apparently risen, due in part, to a battered and depressed economy, and since, the discussion or debate regarding corruption, has tended to be focused or centered around the government or public sector component of the hydra-head corruption monster.

Causes of under development are not same in all under developing nation states, somewhere corruption is the major cause, somewhere lack in resources are the major cause, and somewhere wrong policies are the major cause of under development.

But the most common cause of under development is the dependency upon developed countries, and : Aqeel Ahmed Rajpar. Underdevelopment, relating to international development, reflects a broad condition or phenomena defined and critiqued by theorists in fields such as economics, development studies, and postcolonial primarily to distinguish states along benchmarks concerning human development—such as macro-economic growth, health, education, and standards of.

militancy, book-haram and syndromes, plagiarisms among others. The definitions of these authors commonly agreed that corruption manifests for personal gratification and therefore it is anti-economic, or political.

It erodes the values system of Cited by: 7. These problems generated by political, social and economic instability and the prevalence of ethnic, communal and religious crises, which have bedeviled Africa, call our attention to the problems of leadership and governance in the continent.

The political machine created at Tammany Hall by Boss Tweed of New York City during the Gilded Age of American politics and the Industrial Revolution has become synonymous with political corruption. At the beginning of the book on another Tammany Hall politician, introduced and assembled by the historian William L.

Riordon, George Washington. Review of International Political Economy. ; 11 (1)– Mercer C. NGOs, Civil Society and Democratization: A Critical Review of the Literature. Progress in Development Studies. ; 2 (1):5– Szeftel M. Between Governance & Under-development: Accumulation & Africa’s “Catastrophic Corruption” Review of African Political Cited by: Corruption And Underdevelopment with abstract, chapterreferences and questionnaire.

Africa’s economy and political instability Despite the bleak predictions, most African economies are doing well even though some country cases are still experiencing difficult times in terms of political stability, economic development and challenges posed by poverty and diseases, trade volumes and foreign investments haveFile Size: KB.

AN ASSESSMENT OF CORRUPTION AND UNDERDEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF HALLIBURTON) CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION Background of the Study A man can be born again; the springs of life can be cleansed instantly if this is true of one, it can be true of any number.

Thus, a nation can be born in a day if the ideals of the people. Corruption additionally, has become a hot topic among citizens and investors both apparently risen, due in part, to a battered and depressed economy, and since, the discussion or debate regarding corruption, has tended to be focused or centered around the government or public sector component of the hydra-head corruption monster.

Its features include pervasive poverty, deficit of social amenities, weak economy, high rate of unemployment and social vices, low life expectancy, poor standard of living, and socio-political instability. Corruption has often been the major impediment of Africa’s development.Political corruption: This involves the subversion of the political process and it is aimed primarily at capturing power to determine the rules of economic and political engagement.

It also seeks elicit pecuniary benefit and is associated with Grand corruption. Petty or Bureaucratic Corruption: This one occurs at the level of government.