• Robert H. Bates


Revisiting African Agriculture: Institutional Change and Productivity Growth. Robert H. Bates, April 2013, Paper. "Africa is largely agrarian, and the performance of agriculture shapes the performance of its economies. It has long been argued that economic development in Africa is strongly conditioned by politics. Recent changes in Africa’s political systems enables us to test this argument and, by extension, broader claims about the impact of political institutions on economic development..." Link Verified October 12, 2014