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Regulatory governance in African telecommunications: Testing the resource curse hypothesis

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  • Jayakar, Krishna
  • Martin, Brandie

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This paper examines regulatory governance in the context of African telecommunications. Though there is already a substantial literature devoted to the regulatory practices in developing countries, it generally conceptualizes the quality of regulation as an exogenous policy variable that affects the performance of the telecommunications sector or treats it as a normative recommendation to improve performance.

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  • Jayakar, Krishna & Martin, Brandie, 2012. "Regulatory governance in African telecommunications: Testing the resource curse hypothesis," Telecommunications Policy, Elsevier, vol. 36(9), pages 691-703.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:telpol:v:36:y:2012:i:9:p:691-703
    DOI: 10.1016/j.telpol.2012.06.017
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