27 July 2012
Myanmar: The Politics of Economic Reform
Along with political reforms, Myanmar has embarked on a program of economic changes aimed at rebuilding its economy and integrating it with the global system. Yet, the path of economic reconstruction will not be smooth or straightforward. To achieve President Thein Sein’s objective of broad-based and equitable growth, effectively implemented policies are required. With so much to be changed, and limited capacity at both the policy-formulation and policy-implementation levels, there is a risk that the administration will be overwhelmed. But if it is able to manage this complex process, Myanmar has the possibility to finally realize its enormous economic potential.
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