Bureaucratic resistance to institutional reforms

Institutional reforms have been recently generating considerable interest and excitement. Good institutions are seen as paramount to developmental success and everyone has an expert view about what needs to change and why. ‘How’ seems to garner much less attention. It is not as clear if most people actually understand – or consider – how institutions go through reforms. Implementation of a reform tends to fall into the gap between policy formulation and policy outcomes and hence, is usually taken for granted or ignored

More here, on livemint – by Doug and Suvojit


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