Why are Public Sector Reforms so slow in Africa?

Bertil Odén
Serier – Perspectives from researchers in the SouthDescription:
3/2005 Perspectives from researchers in the South / The series is based on publications from Sida-supported social science networks. Nr 3 is based on "New Public Sector Management approaches in Africa" - a special issue of "Africa Development", No 3 & 4 2002, published by the Council for Development of Social Science Research in Africa, CODESRIA. This issue investigates experiences and opportunities for New Public Management in an African context. The paper has been summarized and commented on by the editor Bertil Odén.