Counting the cost of reform

Ransdell, Eric
November 1992
U.S. News & World Report;11/23/92, Vol. 113 Issue 20, p65
Discusses the economic prosperity in Ghana. The iron-handed rule of Ghana's President Jerry Rawlings raises the unpleasant but real prospect that authoritarian leaders may be better equipped to carry out tough economic reforms than are fledgling democrats. Details of the economic reforms Rawlings introduced in 1983; The political change that has followed the economic gains; The country's deep-rooted social problems still not solved; Undemocratic methods.


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