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From Analysis to Implementation: The Practice of Political Economy Approaches to Economic Reform09/20/2010
V. Bruce J. Tolentino
Occasional Paper No. 3, September 2010
This paper sketches out the operational features of emerging political economy-based approaches to sectoral economic policy reform. Section 1 traces some of the literature on the political economy analysis of reforms. Section 2 outlines the international development community’s increasing recognition of the political economy aspects of economic governance, and their efforts to undertake sharper political economy analysis of reform challenges. Finally, in Section 3 the paper identifies elements of operational reform approaches that move beyond disengaged political economy analysis towards on-the-ground implementation of political strategies in policy reform processes.
V. Bruce J. Tolentino, Director, Economic Reform and Development, The Asia Foundation