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  • Author:
    Professor Hiroyuki Hino,Professor John Lonsdale,Professor Gustav Ranis,Professor Frances Stewart
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    1107025990
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    Cambridge University Press (August 27, 2012)
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    352 pages
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There is growing consensus in the development economics literature that ethnic diversity is a very significant factor in explaining Africa's poor economic performance. Ethnic Diversity and Economic Instability in Africa challenges this conventional wisdom. Drawing on the insights of historians, anthropologists and political scientists as well as development economists, thi There is growing consensus in the development economics literature that ethnic diversity is a very significant factor in explaining Africa's poor economic performance

enhancing understanding on the relationship between ethnic diversity and economic instability in Africa.

A common thread running throughout the book is a dialogue that seeks to dispel the one-sided and rather simplistic view that ethnic diversity is a causal factor of economic instability in Africa.

Instead, the authors explore the actual experience of ethnicity in Africa and propose new methods of measuring ethnic diversity and inequalities.

Online ISBN: 9781139198998. Instead, the authors explore the actual experience of ethnicity in Africa and propose new methods of measuring ethnic diversity and inequalities. Finally some tentative conclusions are reached regarding appropriate policy reforms. Drawing on the insights of historians, anthropologists and political scientists as well as development economists, this book questions whether ethnicity is the most useful organising principle by which to examine the economic development of Africa, arguing that it is a more fluid and contingent concept than economic models allow.

Africa - Ethnic relations - Economic aspects. Dewey Classification Frances Stewart is Professor Emeritus of Development Economics at th. . Dewey Classification. Author Bio. Hiroyuki Hino is Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kenya. John Lonsdale is Fellow of Trinity College and Professor Emeritus of Modern African History at the University of Cambridge. Gustav Ranis is Frank Altschul Professor Emeritus of International Economics at Yale University. Frances Stewart is Professor Emeritus of Development Economics at the University of Oxford. More by Hiroyuki Hino.

5) 1969 'Local origins of nationalist politics in western Kenya', in Autonomy & Dependence in Parochial Politics (London, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, Collected Seminar Papers N. ), 76-91. 6) 1970 'Political associations in western Kenya', in Protest and Power in Black Africa, eds R Rotberg & A Mazrui (OUP, New York), 589-638.

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There is growing consensus in the development economics literature that ethnic diversity is a very significant factor in explaining Africa's poor economic performance. Ethnic Diversity and Economic Instability in Africa challenges this conventional wisdom. Drawing on the insights of historians, anthropologists and political scientists as well as development economists, this book questions whether ethnicity is the most useful organising principle by which to examine the economic development of Africa, arguing that it is a more fluid and contingent concept than economic models allow. Instead, the authors explore the actual experience of ethnicity in Africa and propose new methods of measuring ethnic diversity and inequalities. Finally some tentative conclusions are reached regarding appropriate policy reforms.