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The politics of government-business relations in Ghana, 1982-2000

Darko Kwabena Opoku

The politics of government-business relations in Ghana, 1982-2000

by Darko Kwabena Opoku

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial policy -- Ghana,
  • Government business enterprises -- Ghana,
  • Ghana -- Economic policy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDarko Kwabena Opoku.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD3616.G533 O66 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24110464M
    ISBN 109780230105560
    LC Control Number2010007917

    More information about Ghana is available on the Ghana Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. U.S.-GHANA RELATIONS The United States established diplomatic relations with Ghana in , following Ghana’s independence from the United Kingdom. In , Ghana hosted the first cohort of Peace Corps [ ]. Book Translation (from English into Chinese) Opoku, Darko Kwabena. The Politics of Government-Business Relations in Ghana, Trans. Shaonan Liu. Democracy and Construction Press: Beijing, Conference Presentations.

    An independent judiciary and clean law enforcement are central to democracy and rule of law. Strengthening independent judiciaries through higher salaries and better legal protections is an effective way to tackle corruption, holding the corrupt accountable and giving their victims justice. Local government system in Ghana, especially District Assemblies (DAs), has been part of the country’s way of life, its heritage and culture. The history of local government is traceable to the colonial period, where chiefs and traditional authorities held military, political, and social power to administer the local affairs (Ahwoi, ).

    Ghana’s political system combines competitive elections with what social scientists have called neo-patrimonial rule.1 The principal democracy and governance problem we identify in this report is the ex-cessive concentration of political power in the executive branch. The powers of the president dwarf thoseFile Size: KB. It is anticipated that the Single Spine Pay Policy will be able to restore equity and transparency in Ghana’s public service remuneration structure (Government of Ghana, ). The Policy is designed to cover all the public sector employees specified under Article of the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana.


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"The Politics of Government-Business Relations in Ghana, is a fascinating review of the response by the Ghanaian private business sector to neo-liberal economic reforms. Opoku draws on both liberal and 'governed market' approaches to account for the failure of neo-liberal reforms to galvanize the Ghanaian private sector industrial and manufacturing by: "The Politics of Government-Business Relations in Ghana, is a fascinating review of the response by the Ghanaian private business sector to neo-liberal economic cturer: Palgrave Macmillan.

Since the early s, the World Bank, backed by aid donor countries, has been involved in a determined effort to stimulate capitalist growth in Africa by prescribing a set of orthodox, neoliberal economic policies. Using Ghana as a case study, this book considers why this is the case.

The Politics of Government-Business Relations in Ghana by ROGER TANGRI* T HE emergence of a consensus that the performance of the public sector in Ghana had been poor, and that there were limits as to what it could achieve in terms of economic growth, led the Provisional National Defence Council (P.N.D.C.) to implement various policy reforms.

12 ‘Discussion Paper on Private Sector Development Issues, /90’. 13 It is also alleged that P.N.D.C. leaders interfered in the affairs of the Association of Ghana Industries by influencing the removal of its president, A.

Appiah-Menkah, an ex-government minister, from 1982-2000 book in Cited by: After a summary of the colonial and post-colonial politics of Ghana up to the coup, the article then outlines the PNDC years in relation to Ghana's domestic politics; economic performance.

The Politics of Government-Business Relations in Ghana, [Darko Kwabena Opoku] -- Since the early s, the World Bank, backed by aid donor countries, has been involved in a determined effort to stimulate capitalist growth in Africa by prescribing a set of orthodox, neoliberal.

Lee "The Politics of Government-Business Relations in Ghana, " por D. Opoku disponible en Rakuten Kobo. Since the early s, the World Bank, backed by aid donor countries, has been involved in a determined effort to stimul Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US.

Government-business relations in Ghana: the experience with consultative mechanisms (English) Abstract. This study of consultative mechanisms (CMs) in Ghana is motivated by the increasing use of these bodies in the work of the work of the World Bank Group on private sector development (PSD).Cited by: 7.

Read "The Politics of Government-Business Relations in Ghana, " by D. Opoku available from Rakuten Kobo. Since the early s, the World Bank, backed by aid donor countries, has been involved in a determined effort to stimul Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US. Cite this chapter as: Opoku D.K.

() The Theoretical Implications of Ghana’s Experience. In: The Politics of Government-Business Relations in Ghana, –Author: Darko Kwabena Opoku. Politics of Ghana takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Ghana is both head of state and head of government, and of a two party seat of government is at Golden Jubilee House.

Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and Parliament. Prof. Ninsin was Head/Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Ghana, (for 3 terms from the s to ).

He was a visiting scholar at several universities in the US and UK, and has authored several works on Ghanaian and African politics. He served as a member of Ghana's Consultative Assembly ().

Morrison, M. () ‘ Political parties in Ghana through four republics ’, Comparative Politics 36 (4): – Nugent, P.

() ‘ Living in the past: urban, rural and ethnic themes in the and elections in Ghana ’, Journal of Modern African Studies 37 (2): – Cited by: 6.

Business and Government Relations in Africa examines the key players in the game—federal and state governments and business groups—and the processes that govern the relationships between them. It looks at the regulatory regimes that have an impact on business and provides a number of case studies of the relationships between government and.

Ghana Politics | Today's political news in Ghana. Don’t impose incumbent MP on Agona West - Concerned Delegates. BY: Gilbert Mawuli Agbey. Date:Some delegates of the. The Politics of Government-Business Relations in Ghana, – Book.

Jan ; Darko Kwabena Opoku; Using Ghana as a case study, this book considers why this is the case. : Ishmael Ayanoore. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Politics of Government-Business Relations in Ghana, (Hardcover) at Government is the source of the largest cost of doing business.

Corporations and business associations must, therefore, manage the business-government relationship with uncommon skill and vigor. Charles Mack, drawing upon his long, successful experience as a practitioner and teacher, asks other corporate and association executives to rethink their current government relations programs and.

Source: The world fact book —Ghana; personal. Domestic Budget Management: Ghana achieved real economic growth of % in in spite of an energy crisis that slowed down economic activity in the first half of the year. The growth rate was a slight improvement over the % recorded in.

Implications of quasi-fiscal activities in Ghana [electronic resource] / prepared by Mali Chivakul and Robert C. York. Main author: Chivakul, Mali. Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Other authors: York, Robert C. Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central.Nkrumah's Ghana and East Africa: Pan-Africanism and African Interstate Relations Paul Nugent Big Men, Small Boys and Politics in Ghana: Power, Ideology and the Burden of History, into the political system.

To make the governance structure reader-friendly, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung cooperated with the Human Rights Advocacy Centre to write this in simple language – The Structure of the Ghanaian State.

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