Regulating Development: Evidence from Africa and Latin America

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Edmund Amann
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2006 - Political Science - 328 pages
Regulating Development examines the impact that regulation good or bad can have on the development of poorer societies. It opens with a succinct review of critical issues, including the implications of the spread of intellectual property rights legislatio
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
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Chapter 2 Creating the conditions for international business expansion the impact of regulation on economic growth in dveloping countries a crossc...
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Chapter 3 The World Trade Organisation and domestic regulation
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Chapter 4 Learning to love patents capacity building intellectual property and the reproduction of governance norms in the developing world
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Chapter 5 From the developmental to the regulatory state the transformation of the governments impact on the Brazilian economy
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Chapter 6 Brazilian regulatory agencies early appraisal and looking challenges
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Chapter 7 Corporate governance rgulation and the lingering role of the state in the postprivatized Brazilian steel industry
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Chapter 8 Privatization and regulation in South Africa an evaluation
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Chapter 9 A comparative analysis of the performance of public and private water utilities in Africa
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Chapter 10 Why regulations matter a smallbusines perspective
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Chapter 11 The changing regulatory environment and its implications for the performance of small and mediumsized enterprises in Ghana
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Chapter 12 Regulating for competition the case of Telkom in South Africa
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Index
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