Clientelism and Ethiopia's post-1991 decentralisation

  title={Clientelism and Ethiopia's post-1991 decentralisation},
  author={Paulos Chanie},
  journal={The Journal of Modern African Studies},
  pages={355 - 384}
  • P. Chanie
  • Published 16 July 2007
  • Economics
  • The Journal of Modern African Studies
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