The puzzle of Latin American economic development /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Franko, Patrice M., 1958-
Format: Book
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2003]
Edition:2nd ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Development in Latin America: conceptualizing economic change in the region
  • Historical legacies: patterns of unequal and unstable growth
  • Import substitution industrialization: looking inward for the source of economic growth
  • Latin America's debt crisis: the limits of external financing
  • Price stabilization: a critical ingredient for sustained growth
  • The role of the state: defining a desirable and sustainable level of state activity
  • New international capital flows: the benefits (and hidden costs) of Latin America's return to markets
  • Contemporary trade policy: engine or brakes for growth?
  • International industrial competitiveness: improving the quality of labor, technology, and infrastructure
  • Agricultural policy: sowing the seeds of equitable, sustainable growth in Latin America
  • Poverty and inequality: addressing the social deficit in Latin America
  • Health policy: investing in people's future
  • Education policy: the source of equitable, sustainable growth
  • Environmental challenges: internalizing the costs of development.