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The Economic Development of Latin America since Independence
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The Economic Development of Latin America since Independence

Luis Bértola and José Antonio Ocampo

Abstract

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. It considers Latin American economies within the wider context of the international economy, and covers economic growth, international trade, capital flows, and trends in inequality and human development. With chapters that cover different eras, it traces the major developments of Latin American cou ... More

Keywords: Latin America, economic growth, international trade, capital flows, inequality, human development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199662135
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662135.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Luis Bértola, author
Professor, Economic and Social History Programme, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay

José Antonio Ocampo, author
Professor, School of International and Public Affairs and Member of the Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University

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