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Economic development for Latin America

International Economic Association.

Economic development for Latin America

proceedings of a conference held by the International Economic Association

by International Economic Association.

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Howard S Ellis and Henry C Wallich.
ContributionsEllis, Howard S., Wallich, Henry C. 1914-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14061693M

Latin America is attracting increasing interest due to the strong economic performance of the last decade and to the political changes that are taking place. This book gives a unique, comprehensive, and up to date view of Latin America economic development over the two centuries since Independence.   The Latin American Economic Outlook Development in Transition (LEO ) presents a fresh analytical approach to the region’s development trajectories. It assesses four development traps relating to productivity, social vulnerability, institutions and the .

accounting exercise for Latin America. Its message is one of relative failure. Latin America’s gross capital stock per worker lagged behind the OECD and the. NICs between and The gap grew. In education, Latin America’s. failure was less glaring. It substantially closed the gap with the OECD, although less rapidly than the NICs. Latin America and the Caribbean has seen a remarkable socio-economic progress since the beginning of the century. Countries strengthened their macroeconomic situations, living standards improved, and poverty and inequality declined. Yet, large structural vulnerabilities remain and new ones have emerged. Many of these are linked to countries’ transition to higher income and .

appeared in Mexico and parts of Central America, while South America returned to its com-modity-exporting vocation. This is a notable book in spite of its well-known framework for interpreting Latin America’s history and geography. It revisits the main ideas of the Economic Commission for Latin Ameri-. The expression “Latin America,” whose origin goes back to the mid-nineteenth century, at first had little more than geographical significance – it referred to all those independent countries south of the Río Grande in which a language derived from Latin (i.e., Spanish, Portuguese, and French) was predominantly spoken.


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