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Puzzle of Latin American Economic Development

ISBN-10: 0742524663

ISBN-13: 9780742524668

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Patrice Franko

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Description:

Fully revised and updated, this text provides the basic economic tools for students to understand the problems facing the countries of Latin America. It analyzes challenges to the neoliberal model of development and highlights macroeconomic changes in the region.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/4/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

List of Tables, Figures, and Boxes
Preface
List of Abbreviations
Maps
Development in Latin America: Conceptualizing Economic Change in the Region
Historical Legacies: Patterns of Unequal and Unstable Growth
Import Substitution Industrialization: Looking Inward for the Source of Economic Growth
Latin America's Debt Crisis: The Limits of External Financing
Price Stabilization: A Critical Ingredient for Sustained Growth
The Role of the State: Defining a Desirable and Sustainable Level of State Activity
New International Capital Flows: The Benefits (and Hidden Costs) of Latin America's Return to Markets
Contemporary Trade Policy: Engine or Brakes for Growth?
International Industrial Competitiveness: Improving the Quality of Labor, Technology, and Infrastructure
Agricultural Policy: Sowing the Seeds of Equitable, Sustainable Growth in Latin America
Poverty and Inequality: Addressing the Social Deficit in Latin America
Health Policy: Investing in People's Futures
Education Policy: The Source of Equitable, Sustainable Growth
Environmental Challenges: Internalizing the Costs of Development
Lessons Learned: Cycles in Latin American Development
A Sampling of Institutional Actors in Latin American Economic Policy
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
About the Author