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Botswana’s success story is built on disciplining transnational capital

Loubser, Jorich (2021) Botswana’s success story is built on disciplining transnational capital. Africa at LSE (19 Oct 2021). Blog Entry.

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The ‘good governance’ agenda has often used Botswana as its principal African case study in support of ‘market-friendly’ policy proposals. However, a deeper analysis of Botswana’s history shows that the country’s success has been facilitated by its aggressive stance towards foreign capital. Instead, a demanding tax and royalties regime has allowed Botswana to develop a strong rule of law and conservative fiscal approach.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2021 15:45
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2021 00:10

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