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Les institutions de marche en Afrique subsaharienne. (With English summary.)

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Based on my May 2005 presentation to the Societe canadienne de science economique, this article summarizes the content of my book devoted to market institutions in sub-Saharan Africa. Organized around the ideas of trust and information sharing, the article discusses concepts and empirical findings pertaining to the enforcement of contracts in Africa. I argue that the fear of losing valuable relationships is the dominant enforcement mechanism in markets for manufactures and agricultural produc...

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Marcel Fafchamps More by this author
Journal:
L'Actualite Economique/Revue D'Analyse Economique
Volume:
81
Publication date:
2005
URN:
uuid:8c1570b7-7e24-43d5-ae0a-ce3bb42eefc3
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:11091
Language:
French

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