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Development Policies and Policy Processes in Africa

Development Policies and Policy Processes in Africa

Modeling and Evaluation

by Christian Henning, Ousmane Badiane, Eva Krampe


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The book examines the methodological challenges in analyzing the effectiveness of development policies. It presents a selection of tools and methodologies that can help tackle the complexities of which policies work best and why, and how they can be implemented effectively given the political and economic framework conditions of a country. The contributions in this book offer a continuation of the ongoing evidence-based debate on the role of agriculture and participatory policy processes in reducing poverty. They develop and apply quantitative political economy approaches by integrating quantitative models of political decision-making into existing economic modeling tools, allowing a more comprehensive growth-poverty analysis. The book addresses not only scholars who use quantitative policy modeling and evaluation techniques in their empirical or theoretical research, but also technical experts, including policy makers and analysts from stakeholder organizations, involved in formulating and implementing policies to reduce poverty and to increase economic and social well-being in African countries.

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Book Details

Subject
Economics and Finance
Publisher
Springer
Published
2018
Pages
355
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319607139
ISBN10
3319607138
ISBN13 Digital
9783319607146
ISBN10 Digital
3319607146
PDF Size
6.1 MB
License
CC BY

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