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By Peter Lewis

"Growing Apart is a vital and extraordinary contribution to the literature at the political economic system of improvement. Indonesia and Nigeria have lengthy awarded the most ordinary possibilities for comparative learn. Peter Lewis, considered one of America's most sensible students of Nigeria, has produced the definitive therapy in their divergent improvement paths. within the approach, he tells us a lot theoretically approximately while, why, and the way political associations form fiscal growth."
—Larry Diamond, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution 


"Growing Apart is a cautious and complicated research of the political elements that experience formed the commercial fortunes of Indonesia and Nigeria. either students and policymakers will make the most of this book's beneficial insights."
—Michael L. Ross, affiliate Professor of Political technology, Chair of overseas improvement reviews, UCLA

"Lewis offers a very well-documented comparative case learn of 2 nations with very much in universal, and but with remarkably assorted postcolonial histories. His strategy is a welcome departure from presently stylish makes an attempt to provide an explanation for improvement utilizing huge, multi-country databases choked with frequently doubtful measures of varied facets of 'governance.'"
—Ross H. McLeod, Editor, Bulletin of Indonesian monetary Studies

"This is a hugely readable and critical booklet. Peter Lewis offers us with either a compelling institutionalist research of financial improvement functionality and a truly insightful comparative account of the political economies of 2 hugely advanced constructing international locations, Nigeria and Indonesia. His well-informed account generates fascinating findings through targeting the facility of leaders in either international locations to make credible commitments to the personal region and gather pro-growth coalitions. this sort of cross-regional political economic system is usually endorsed within the career yet really relatively infrequent since it is so tough to do good. Lewis's ebook will set the normal for a protracted time."

—Nicolas van de Walle, John S. Knight Professor of overseas reports, Cornell University


Peter M. Lewis is affiliate Professor and Director of the African experiences application, Johns Hopkins collage, university of complex overseas Studies.

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