Why structural adjustment failed in Africa
- Is the IMF listening? Versi, Anver // African Business;Sep98, Issue 235, p7
Recounts on how the author and his companion was treated in a hotel in Zambia because of the latter's connection with the World Bank. How the Zambia people view the Structural Adjustment Program of World Bank; Assertion of the author on the boundary between theoretical and real economics;...
- Economic interdependence: Japan, Asia, and the world. Nakamura, Yoichi; Matsuzaki, Izumi // Journal of Asian Economics;Summer97, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p199
Presents information on the results of a study on the structural changes in the interdependence of Japan and other countries in the world. Methods used to analyse structural changes in Japan; Indepth look at the bilateral input-output system; Discussion of the findings of the study.
- African unions under structural adjustment programs. Tidjani, Bassirou // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations;Spring98, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p278
Examines the use of structural adjustment programs by unions in African countries. Attempts of African labour to limit labour's demands; Implementation of structural adjustment programs in Africa; What the degree of implementation depended on.
- Abandoning structural adjustment in Nigeria. Iheduru, Okechukwu C. // TransAfrica Forum;Fall92, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p75
Criticizes the neo-liberal approach to economic development promoted in World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) structural adjustment programs, using the case of Nigeria as example. Argument for the continuation of the privatization policy of the government; Following of the East Asian...
- Stagnation as a problem of transition: Arguments and proposals. Driver, Ciaran // Cambridge Journal of Economics;Sep96, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p553
Focuses on the uncertainty generated by structural change or adjustment. Policy response to mass unemployment in advanced capitalist economies; Presence of a break between patterns of accumulation; Increase in uncertainty adjustment from inhibiting capital and other irreversible investments.
- Structural adjustment and health. Wakhweya, Angela M. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/8/95, Vol. 311 Issue 6997, p71
Argues that structural adjustment programs imposed on countries with substantial debts by the World Bank benefits Western companies and Africa's urban elite, but make life worse for rural people, particularly women and children. Programmes as requiring currency devaluation; Liberalization of...
- Structural change in the Russian Far East: The implications for trade and factor markets. Thornton, Judith // Atlantic Economic Journal;Sep96, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p208
Compares actual directions of structural adjustment in the Russian Far East since the collapse of the former Soviet Union. Revaluing of a 1987 input-output table for the Russian Far East by price relatives between internal Soviet prices and world prices.
- Testing for gradual structural change in a personal... // Atlantic Economic Journal;Dec91, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p58
Tests the hypothesis of gradual structural change. Presentation of the equation which was estimated via maximum likelihood with allowance for AR disturbance using annual data from 1941 to 1990; Explanation of the presented equation; Reestimation the equation.
- Structural Adjustment and the African Crisis: A Theoretical Appraisal. Stein, Howard; Nissanke, Machiko // Eastern Economic Journal;Fall99, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p399
Examines the structural adjustment programs (SAP) in African countries. Methodological and theoretical foundations of adjustment; Inconsistencies in the theories underlying adjustment; Structural features of African economies which are not addressed by SAP; Conclusions.
- The impact of structural adjustment on community life: Undoing development. // Women's International Network News;Autumn95, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p38
Discusses the significance of structural adjustment to peoples's lives. Disproportionate burden of poverty among women; Direct negative impacts of structural adjustment policies; Poverty and the changing role of women; Intensification of income inequalities and poverty by structural adjustment...