Governance: An international journal of policy, administration and institutions

Book reviews: Corruption in India, financial governance in Africa

In the current issue of GovernanceJon Quah reviews Public Services Reform in India: A Fight Against Corruption by Shiladitya Chakraborty.  “Corruption remains a serious problem” despite decades of anti-corruption efforts in India, Quah observes.  While this book provides useful historical analysis, it may disappoint specialists looking for fresh approaches to corruption control.  Read the review.
And Anand Rajaram reviews Public Financial Governance for Inclusive Development in Africa by Salvatore Schiavo-Campo. “In much of Africa there has been almost no progress” on public financial management, Rajaram observes.  Schiavo-Campo “provides compelling arguments to explain this disappointing performance.”  Read the review.

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July 17, 2015 at 11:40 am

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