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Crises, reforms, and regime persistence in sub-Saharan Africa

  • McBride, Michael

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 21 (2005)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 688-707

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