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political economy of Latin American development

Albert Otto Hirschman

political economy of Latin American development

seven exercises in retrospection

by Albert Otto Hirschman

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Published by Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego in La Jolla, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Latin America -- Economic conditions -- 1982-,
    • Latin America -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Albert O. Hirschman.
      SeriesCopublications series ;, 3, Working paper / Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego ;, no. CE-03, Working paper / Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies ;, no. 88, Working paper (University of California, San Diego. Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies) ;, no. CE-03., Working paper (Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies) ;, #88.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC125 .H544 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination57 p. ;
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2496767M
      LC Control Number87621614

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages, 1 unnumbered pages of plates: maps ; 24 cm. Latin America has a rich economic history that traces its roots back to pre-Columbian times. Latin America consists of more than 20 countries across North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. The languages of these countries are primarily Spanish, Portuguese and French.

      The author analyzes the books regarded the political economy of Latin America such as a book "Latin America in the World Economy" is written by Frederick Stirton and "The StudentShare Our website is a unique platform where students can share their papers in a matter of giving an example of the work to be done. This volume offers a concise overview of the political factors that condition social and economic development in Latin America. It draws upon (and augments) the introductory chapters of Wiarda and Kline's highly successful Latin American Politics and Development, Fifth Edition, while omitting the larger book's comprehensive array of country-by-country chapters.

      Take a good look at Latin America’s 21 countries today, and one quickly concludes that this is not a region moving in unison but rather a patchwork of divergent political and economic motors firing at different speeds, headed in different directions. Rarely has it been this challenging to analyze Latin America as a whole. Thus, [ ]. The Long Economic and Political Shadow of History, Volume 3 Stelios Michalopoulos, Elias Papaioannou 06 March This e-book is the final volume in a series of three examining the shadow that history casts over various aspects of the economy and the polity.


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'This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on Latin American political economy currently available. It is well written, intellectually provocative, and touches upon all the most pressing issues affecting the economies of Latin America today.

Kingstone's institutional focus is insightful and by: 8. 'This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on Latin American political economy currently available. It is well written, intellectually provocative, and touches upon all the most pressing issues affecting the economies of Latin America today.

Kingstone's institutional focus is insightful and provocative.5/5(1). 'This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on Latin American political economy currently available. It is well written, intellectually provocative, and touches upon all the most pressing issues affecting the economies of Latin America today.

Kingstone's institutional focus is insightful and by: 2. Peter Kingstone has written an authoritative account of Latin America's contemporary political economy. This overview of more than years of development models has been updated to cover the region's more recent turn to the left with clear assessments of what worked, what didn't, and why.

Kingstone does more than synthesize scholarly polemics. In this book, China-Latin America relations experts Political economy of Latin American development book Myers and Carol Wise examine the political and economic forces that have underpinned Chinese engagement in the region, as well as the ways in which these forces have shaped economic sectors and policy-making in Latin America.

The contributors begin with a review of developments in cross-Pacific statecraft, including the role of. The book provides a comprehensive text for undergraduate economics courses on Latin America and is also suitable for use by students in other disciplines looking for a wide-ranging guide to the region.

This book will continue to be an invaluable resource for undergraduates looking at Latin American economics, growth, and s: 1.

The Political Economy of Latin America book. Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development after the Commodity Boom.

By Peter Kingstone. Edition 2nd Edition. First Published eBook Published 9 March Pub. location New York. and why Latin American ones limit democratic by: 2. Albert Otto Hirschman (born Otto-Albert Hirschmann; April 7, – Decem ) was an economist and the author of several books on political economy and political first major contribution was in the area of development economics.

Here he emphasized the need for unbalanced argued that disequilibria should be encouraged to stimulate growth and help mobilize. Latin American dependency theory is a strand of political-economic thought that developed out of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) shortly after World War II.

Dependency theorists sought to explain persistent levels of under-development in Latin America by situating national economies within their global economic context. The Political Economy of Latin America convincingly shows how various types of neo-conservative and state-led solutions to economic development tried from the s up to now have consistently failed to address poverty, education and a host of other basic needs because they have ignored the central role that government and civil society Price: $ Latin American Political Economy publishes new, relevant, and empirically-grounded scholarship that deepens our understanding of contemporary Latin American political economy and contributes to the formulation and evaluation of new theories that are both context-sensitive and subject to.

The political and economic transformation now emerging in Latin America, as some countries eschew rigid ideologies and adopt a more pragmatic combination of neoclassical orthodoxies and progressive social policies. Neither socialism nor free-market neoliberalism has been a very helpful model for Latin America, writes Javier Santiso in this witty and literate reading of that region's economic.

This book studies the historical roots of Latin America's contemporary economic and social development, focusing on poverty and income inequality dating back to colonial times. It addresses today's legacies of the market-friendly reforms that took hold in the s and s by examining successful stabilizations and homemade monetary and.

Boianovsky, Mauro and Ricaedo Solis. “The Origins and Development of the Latin American Structuralist Approach to the Balance of Payments, –” Review of Political Economy 26(1)– Cardoso, F. and Faletto, E. (), 'Dependency and development in Latin América'.

University of California Press. Cesaratto, Sergio. This book is a detailed comparative analysis of development politics in four urban regions of Latin America, two in Mexico and two in Colombia. John Walton has based his studies on the assumption that the problems of economic growth are essentially political, that is, are problems of choice, decision-making, and the exercise of power.

Again and again, Latin America has seen the populist scenario played to an unfortunate end. Upon gaining power, populist governments attempt to revive the economy through massive spending.

After an initial recovery, inflation reemerges and the government responds with wage an price controls. Shortages, overvaluation, burgeoning deficits, and capital flight soon precipitate economic crisis.

Latin America's recent development performance calls for a multidisciplinary analytical tool kit. This book adopts a political-economy perspective to understand Latin American economies.

This perspective is not new to the region; indeed, this volume consciously follows the approach pioneered by political economist Albert O. Hirschman a half century ago. As such, Morton makes an important interdisciplinary contribution to debates on state formation relevant to Mexican studies, postcolonial and development studies, historical sociology, and international political economy by revitalizing the debate on the uneven and combined character of development in Mexico and throughout Latin by: The Age of Productivity: Transforming Economies from the Bottom Up would be a fascinating read for anyone interested in the international political economy of Latin America and the Caribbean.

The book highlights and explains the various factors that can affect growth, productivity, and development. Latin America, however, still has abunclant povcrry, mdnutritio, disease, poor housing, and thc worst distribution of incomc in the worltj; its economic and political instirutions often ftril t'work well.r as iutendcd; rrnd social end political retbrms are still strongly needed.

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This is more of an economic historian’s approach to what has happened in Latin America in the past years. Bulmer-Thomas, in a very carefully constructed book, explains why Latin American countries have failed to develop and how they have been seduced by the notion of exporting raw.

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