The Political Economy of Ethiopia


The papers collected here describe and interpret the Ethiopian Revolution and explore its successes, failures, and intrinsic qualities. The contributors express a variety of viewpoints and approaches to the current crisis situation in Ethiopia, demonstrating that although the 15-year revolution has failed to measurably improve the lot of Ethiopians, Ethiopia's history, demographics, and climate have also been important contributing factors. A number of articles deal with aspects of the political crisis while others analyze the economic crisis, looking at present problems and their historical roots.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Negussay Ayele
  • Amare Tekle
  • Dawit Wolde Giorgis
  • John W. Harbeson
  • Edmond J. Keller
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1990


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