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The Puzzle of Latin American Economic Development

The Puzzle of Latin American Economic Development

by Patrice Franko

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Thoroughly revised and updated, this foundational text provides the basic economic tools for students to understand the problems facing the countries of Latin America. In the fourth edition, Patrice Franko analyzes challenges to the neoliberal model of development and highlights recent macroeconomic changes in the region. Including charts and tables with the most current data available, the book also offers a wealth of new boxed discussions and vignettes.

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ISBN-13: 9781442212183
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/07/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 592
File size: 9 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Patrice Franko is Grossman Professor of Economics & Global Studies at Colby College and director of the Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs.

Table of Contents

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1 Development in Latin America

2 Historical Legacies

3 Import Substitution Industrialization

4 Latin America’s Debt Crisis

5 Macroeconomic Stabilization

6 Public and Private Capital Flows to Latin America

7 Contemporary Trade Policy

8 Microeconomic Foundations for Growth and Competitiveness in the Global Economy

9 Latin American Agriculture

10 Poverty in Latin America

11 Health Policy

12 Education

13 Promoting Sustainable Environments in Latin America

14 Lessons (Not Quite) Learned



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