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Adjustment and Beyond
The Reform Experience in South Asia
Edited by Wahiduddin Mahmud
 
 
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06 Dec 2000
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Adjustment and Beyond: The Reform Experience in South Asia examines the experience of structural adjustment from the point of view of selected countries and the theory behind its application. Are further liberalization, privatization and opening of markets the way forward?


Description

Adjustment and Beyond: The Reform Experience in South Asia examines the experience of structural adjustment from the point of view of selected countries and the theory behind its application. Are further liberalization, privatization and opening of markets the way forward?


Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Notes on the Contributors
Introduction: W.Mahmud
PART I: COUNTRY OVERVIEWS
The Indian Economy: Looking Ahead; I.J.Ahluwalia
Macroeconomic Reforms in India: Short-tern Effects and Long-run Implications; D.Nayyar
Bangladesh: Structural Adjustment and Beyond; W.Mahmud
Structural Adjustment, Employment and Poverty in Pakistan; A.R.Kemal
Slow Adjustment and Faster Growth in Sri Lanka; G.Uswatte-Aratchi
PART II: GLOBALIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT MACROECONOMICS
Which Macroeconomic Policies are Sound?; M.Dailami & N.U.Haque
Theoretical Premises of Structural Adjustment: A Critique; P.Patnaik
Capital Surges, Investment Instability and Income Distribution after Financial Liberalization; E.V.K.FitzGerald
Boom and Bust in Capital Flows to Developing Countries; P.Nunnenkamp
Trade in the 2000s: New Rules, New Preferences, New Priorities; S.Page
PART III: ADJUSTMENT AND POVERTY
Adjustment and Poverty in Asia: Old Solutions and New Problems; F.Stewart
Growth and Poverty During Adjustment: The Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa; S.R.Osmani
PART IV: SUSTAINABILITY OF REFORMS
Sequencing and the Sustainability of Adjustment in India; J.Toye
Missing Markets or Missing Institutions? The Sustainability of Reform; W.van der Geest
PART V: COMMENTS: BEYOND ADJUSTMENT AND EMERGING ISSUES
N.Islam
K.Hamada
D.Lai
A.Bagchi

Index of Names
Subject Index


Authors

WAHIDUDDIN MAHMUD is Professor of Economics at the University of Dhaka. He is also Chairman of the PKSF, the apex institution for funding microcredit programmes of NGOs in Bangladesh. He has published on a wide range of development topics including macroeconomic models for developing countries, structural adjustment and agricultural and rural diversification.