Political mandate, institutional change and economic reform

  • Leila Frischtak
  • Patrick McAuslan


During the 1980s the economic picture in much of the developing world looked rather dismal. Many governments either resisted adjustment at ever-increasing costs of macro imbalances and income foregone, or tried at varying degrees of ambivalence to promote it, facing rising political opposition to the unpopular austerity policies. Even in those countries which eventually moved to a stronger commitment to economic reform, it was difficult to detect unequivocal achievements.


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  • Patrick McAuslan

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