Trade liberalization in IMF-supported medium-term adjustment programs in Sub-Saharan Africa
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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This paper seeks to assess the role of trade reform in IMF supported programs in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), by reviewing multi year arrangements With SSA Countries in the 1990s, The paper also provides an anaIytica1 framework for trade liberalization and introduces an index which classifies the relative aggregate restrictiveness of trade regimes.