Politicians and Economic Reform in New Democracies: Argentina and the Philippines in the 1990s
Kent EatonISBN: 0271021934;
"This book makes a significant contribution by synthesizing topics (legislators, party systems, bureaucracies, executive-legislative relations, and public policy) and regions (Latin America and Asia) that are not commonly compared. [It] applies a wide range of methods, from following bills through legislatures to interviewing local actors and collecting local scholarship and archival materials."?Gretchen Casper, Penn State University "Given the tremendous problems caused by recurrent budget deficits in many developing countries today, the book?s focus on fiscal policy is particularly timely. Anyone concerned with the relationship between institutions and policy will benefit from reading this excellent book, as will those concerned more generally with economics and politics in Argentina or the Philippines."?Mark P. Jones, Michigan State University As economic reform in developing countries has shifted from macroeconomic stabilization to liberalization,...
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