Africa and IMF Conditionality: The Unevenness of Compliance, by Kwame Akonor

By Kwame Akonor

Ghana used to be one of many first African international locations to undertake a complete IMF reform application and the one who has sustained adjustment longest. but, questions of Ghana's compliance - to what volume did it comply, how did it deal with compliance, what styles of non-compliance existed, and why? - haven't been systematically investigated and stay poorly understood.

This booklet argues that knowing the family political surroundings is essential in explaining why compliance, or the shortcoming thereof, happens. Akonor continues that compliance with IMF conditionality in Ghana has had excessive political bills and therefore, non-compliance happened as soon as the political survival of a regime was once at stake.

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