Africa and IMF Conditionality: The Unevenness of Compliance, 1983-2000

Africa and IMF Conditionality: The Unevenness of Compliance, 1983-2000

by Kwame Akonor

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135526030
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/13/2013
Series: African Studies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Kwame Akonor is Associate Professor of Political Science at Seton Hall University. He is also founding director of the New York-based African Development Institute, a non-governmental "think-tank" devoted to critical analyses of--and solutions to--the problems of development in Africa.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Justification for Research  2. Ghana's Evolving Political Economy and the Conundrum of IMF Compliance: 1957-1983  3. The Political Logic of IMF Compliance and its Initial Distributional Impact on Social Groups  4. Compliance with IMF Conditionality and the Politics of Power: 1983-2000  5. Conclusion: Lessons on Compliance and Conditionality

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