Governance: An international journal of policy, administration and institutions

Making legislative oversight work in Ghana

In a research note in the current issue of Governance, Rick Stapenhurst and Riccardo Pelizzo of the World Bank Institute examine a success story in “constitutional engineering”: the establishment of effective legislative oversight mechanisms within Ghana’s parliament.  Improved legislative oversight, they argue, has enhanced the reputation of parliament.  Low levels of partisanship and a general demand for good governance have helped to make the reforms work.  Read the research note.

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April 15, 2012 at 12:49 pm

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