Introducing Race as a Variable into the Political Economy of Kenya Debate: An Incendiary Idea

Jan 01, 1998 | by
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This article examines the increasingly popular rediscovery of race and culture as determinants of entrepreneurship in Kenya. To distinguish genuine economic knowledge from the tendentious race-and culture-based arguments which have now resumed a prominent role in comparative development studies, it advocates a return to the fundamental rules that govern the formulation of tenable hypotheses, and the empirical proof of cause-effect propositions.