Liberalization in the Developing World: Institutional and Economic Changes in Latin America, Africa and Asiaby Alex E. Fernandez Jilberto, Andre Mommen
Pub. Date: 06/18/1996
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Liberalization in the Developing World compares the success of liberalization strategies in Asia, Africa and Latin America over the past decade. Three models emerge, corresponding to the three continents covered, which reflect the degree of state intervention in the economy and the success of liberalization policies adopted.
The conclusions drawn demonstrate that economic and political liberalization do not have to go hand in hand. On the contrary, the case studies presented illustrate that the role of the state can be crucial in mobilizing both the human and capital investment needed to be able to compete in the international economy.
Table of Contents1. Setting the neoliberal development agenda: Structural adjustment and export-led industrialization, Alex E. Fernandez Jilberto and Andre Mommen, 2. The Asian Miracle: A critical reassessment, Andre Mommen, 3. Economic transformation and liberalization in Indonesia, Batara Simatupang, 4. Vietnam's Gradualist Economic Reforms, David H.D. Truong and Carolyn L. Gates, 5. Neoliberalism and economic uncertainty in Brazil, Ana Maria Fernandez, 6. Controlling hyperinflation and structural adjustment in Nicaragua, Oscar Catalan Aravena, 7. Mexico's Integration in NAFTA: Neoliberal restructuring and changing political alliances, Alex E. Fernandez Jilberto and Barbara Hogenboom, 8. Bolivia: Crisis, structural adjustment and democracy, Carlos F. Toranza Roca, 9. Neoliberalism and the Central American peasantry, Kees Blokland, 10. Structural adjustment, democracy and the state in Argentina, Miguel Teubal, 11. The search for legitimation and liberalization in Algeria, Michiel Beker, 12. The post-colonial state
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