The Politics of economic adjustment : international constraints, distributive conflicts, and the state
This is a collection of essays offering comparative analysis of the divergent experiences of developing countries responding to economic crises by adopting macroeconomic stabilization and structural adjustment policies.
Print Book, English, ©1992
Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., ©1992
xiv, 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780691043005, 9780691003948, 0691043000, 0691003947
List of Figures and TablesContributorsPrefaceIntroduction: Institutions and Economic Adjustment3Pt. IInternational ConstraintsCh. 1International Influence on Economic Policy: Debt, Stabilization, and Structural Reform41Ch. 2External Influence, Conditionality, and the Politics of Adjustment89Pt. IIThe State and the Politics of AdjustmentCh. 3The State as Problem and Solution: Predation, Embedded Autonomy, and Structural Change139Ch. 4The Heart of the Matter? Public Enterprise and the Adjustment Process182Pt. IIIDistributive PoliticsCh. 5Poverty, Equity, and the Politics of Adjustment221Ch. 6The Political Economy of Inflation and Stabilization in Middle-Income Countries270Pt. IVConclusionCh. 7Economic Adjustment and the Prospects for Democracy319Index351