Institutions and Agrarian Development: A New Approach to West Africa (Palgrave Studies in Agricultural Economics and Food Policy) (Hardcover)

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1. Introduction2. Not All Is Markets3. Institutions on the Upper West African Forest Edge: A Fourfold Ordering4. Customary West African Rural Factor Markets5. Chiefs and Chieftaincy6. Institutional Clash: Empirical Evidence from Case Studies7. Agrarian Development in West Africa: Possibilities for Institutional Reform?8. Conclusion.

About the Author


Erwin Bulte is Professor of Development Economics at Wageningen University, the Netherlands, and Utrecht University, the Netherlands. He has published more than 125 papers in internationally refereed journals, including Science, The American Economic Review, The Journal of Development Economics, and The American Journal of Agricultural Economics. Paul Richards is Professor Emeritus of Technology and Agrarian Development at Wageningen University, the Netherlands, and an honorary professor at Njala University, Sierra Leone. He has carried out anthropological and agricultural research in West African countries at various periods over 45 years. His many papers and books include analyses of agrarian factors in civil wars and inter-communal conflicts in the West African region. Maarten Voors is Assistant Professor of Development Economics at Wageningen University, the Netherlands. His research focuses on institutions, (post-conflict) development and behavior, and his research has appeared in The American Economic Review, Management Science and African Affairs, among others.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783319984995
ISBN-10: 3319984993
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: October 20th, 2018
Pages: 178
Language: English
Series: Palgrave Studies in Agricultural Economics and Food Policy