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structural adjustment Search catalogue 29493930X
Introducing changes to a nation's economy, such as currency devaluation, promotion of exports, and cuts in public services and subsidies. These cuts are usually made in order to qualify for a loan from the IMF, especially for countries experiencing difficulties in servicing foreign debt (A Dictionary of Geography, Oxford University Press, 1997).
structural adjustment policy
structural adjustment programmes
structural adjustment programs
11.01.01 ECONOMY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Added 2006. For publications indexed before 2006, see economic policy.
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