the government created state enterprises and made conditions difficult for private merchants. These policies were popular with members of the élite, and their opposition to economic liberalization in the 1980s might have been expected. However, young members of the élite now
show strong support for private enterprise. This does not necessarily translate into support for cuts in social services or raises in prices for staple goods. It demonstrates, however, that in addition to demands for economic change from donor nations, there was substantial popular demand
for a greater role for private enterprise in the economy.
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