This book explores whether the Sandinista 'mixed economy'—a 'transitional' mixed economy—could have been stable if the Sandinistas had been able to pursue their industrialization strategy for a longer period of time. It explains why Nicaragua's mixed economy was stable for almost eleven years.
1. Introduction 2. The New Economic Policy 3. Industrialization Before 1979 4. The Mixed Economy 5. Accumulation and Sources for Accumulation 6. The Mixed Economy and Industrialization 7. Summary and Conclusion 8. Epilogue