Case study of Sierra Leone
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Davies, Victor A. B.;
United Nations.|b Economic Commission for Africa.;
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This paper illuminates the economic dimensions of Sierra Leone's rebel war. Sierra Leone's historical political economy to unearth the root cause of the war: Siaka Stevens' personalized dictatorship from 1968-85, using corruption and violence to exploit malleable political institutions for power and wealth, entrenching patrimonialism,and disabling agencies of restraint and institutions for conflict management.