Governance indicators for African smart status of the 21st century
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Olowu, Bamidele;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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This paper starts by making a case for the measurement of governance. This is quickly followed by an identification of the major dilemmas and frustrations confronting such a project.Then go on to provide the various meanings of governance and discuss some of the current approaches to measuring it. A critique of these efforts is provided. The latter forms the basis for proposing a model of Governance Indicators Measures for African Smart States of the 21st Century. The suggested model emphasizes indicators, which involve state and society institutions, which are cost-effective and strategic and which are demand rather than supply driven.
Citation“Olowu, Bamidele; United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa (1999-09). Governance indicators for African smart status of the 21st century. Addis Ababa :. © UN. ECA,. http://hdl.handle.net/10855/15382”
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