#193 Eastern Europe, Latin America and Comparative Politics
By Genaro Arriagada and Rudiger Dornbush
In this working paper, Arriagada focuses on the usefulness of functionalist analyses of the political system as a method of studying the limitations on and conditions of the economic reform process in Eastern Europe and-using the foundations and conceptual framework of these analyses--seeing to what degree the studies and structural experiences of transition-todemocracy economic reform and structural adjustment in a variety of political systems, such as South America and some recently industrialized nations, have been useful.
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