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Latin America's Economy : Diversity, Trends, and Conflicts - Eliana A. Cardoso

Latin America's Economy

Diversity, Trends, and Conflicts

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Published: 9th February 1995
For Ages: 18+ years old
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"Latin America's Economy" provides a clear, comprehensive, and accessible overview of major economic issues facing Latin America today, including balance of payments problems, inflation, stabilization, poverty, inequality, and land reform. Each chapter centers on an economic problem, presenting major economic theories about the causes and possible solutions to the problem. The authors provide numerous cross-country examples to demonstrate how individual countries are affected by economic trends or policies. Chapters also include helpful summaries and ideas on what the future may hold.

An important book...Few other single-volume surveys of theregion have so skillfully brought to our attention the complex tapestry ofmodern Latin American political economy. -- Antonia Jorge and Paul Moncarz * Journal of Developing Areas * This is precisely the book that I have been waiting for. It is completely up to date, it deals with the most important questions, and the authors explain complex economic issues in simple and helpful ways, without loss of rigour orgenerality. -- David Hojman * Journal of Latin American Studies *

Detailed Contents
Figures
Tables
Acknowledgments
The Economic Landscapep. 1
Historical Rootsp. 23
Theories, Ideas, and Opinionsp. 55
From Import Substitution to Trade Liberalizationp. 73
Debtp. 109
Inflationp. 139
Stabilizationp. 169
Economic Populismp. 203
Povertyp. 223
Agrarian Reformp. 251
Appendixesp. 281
Notesp. 289
Bibliographyp. 299
Indexp. 313
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ISBN: 9780262531252
ISBN-10: 0262531259
Series: Mit Press
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 354
Published: 9th February 1995
Publisher: AMITY PUB CO
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.66 x 17.78  x 2.31
Weight (kg): 0.67
Edition Type: New edition