An exploratory analysis of governance dynamics, institutional reforms and development: a comparative study of India and Bangladesh

Abu Elias Sarker, Saba Khalid

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Abstract

Governance has become a prominent issue over the last three decades or so in the intellectual and practical domains of public administration. Significant debates have proliferated about the significance, domains and types of governance and their implications for democracy and development, particularly in developing countries. Amidst the debates on the relationship between governance and development, political settlements analysis has become quite prominent that focuses on the implications of political settlement for reforming and enforcing institutions leading towards negative/positive economic development. This article aims to examine how the interlocked relationships among the members of the dominant power coalition in the governing system help reform the institutions, distribute privileges, maintain stability and affect economic development with particular reference to India and Bangladesh.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-140
Number of pages20
JournalAsian Journal of Political Science
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Bangladesh
  • Governance
  • India
  • Institutional Reforms
  • Political Settlement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Political Science and International Relations

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