The political economy of development in Cameroon: relations between the state, indigenous businessmen and foreign investors

By examining the relations between the Government, indigenous businessmen and foreign investors, the author seeks to explain why and how Cameroon has achieved political stability and economic success and an international reputation as a ‘businessman’s paradise’. A brief introductory section outlines the principles behind Cameroon’s development policies, viz. planned liberalism, self-reliant development, balanced development, and social justice, and how such policies have influenced the process of capital accumulation from the 1960s to the 1980s. – Bibliogr., notes, sum. in German and French, tab.

Title: The political economy of development in Cameroon: relations between the state, indigenous businessmen and foreign investors
Author: Ndongko, Wilfred A.
Year: 1985
Periodical: Vierteljahres-Berichte: Probleme der internationalen Zusammenarbeit
Issue: 101
Pages: 231-248
Language: English
Geographic term: Cameroon
Abstract: By examining the relations between the Government, indigenous businessmen and foreign investors, the author seeks to explain why and how Cameroon has achieved political stability and economic success and an international reputation as a ‘businessman’s paradise’. A brief introductory section outlines the principles behind Cameroon’s development policies, viz. planned liberalism, self-reliant development, balanced development, and social justice, and how such policies have influenced the process of capital accumulation from the 1960s to the 1980s. – Bibliogr., notes, sum. in German and French, tab.