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Policy reform and structural adjustment

the cases of Malaysia, Hungary, China, Peru, and Sri Lanka

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Published by Verlag für Entwicklungspolitik Breitenbach GmbH in Saarbrücken, [Fort Lauderdale, Fla.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Case studies -- Congresses.,
  • Economic policy -- Case studies -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOskar Gans, ed.
    SeriesHeidelberg studies in applied economics and rural institutions,, 24
    ContributionsGans, Oskar., Research Centre for International Agrarian & Economic Development., Conference on Policy Reform and Structural Adjustment (1991 : Heidelberg, Germany?)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD87.5 .P65 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 139 p. :
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL838638M
    ISBN 103881566201
    LC Control Number95114869

      The return of structural adjustment brings these decades-old criticisms of IMF programs back to the fore. The scale and pace of reforms to the IMF’s practices do not match the organization’s.


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