The political economy of macroeconomic policy reform in Latin America the distributive and institutional context by Eduardo Wiesner DurГЎn

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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Economic development -- Latin America,
  • Economics -- Latin America,
  • Latin America -- Economic conditions -- 21st century,
  • Latin America -- Economic policy

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-267) and indexes.

Book details

StatementEduardo Wiesner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC125 .W485 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 278 p. :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23156354M
ISBN 101847205798
ISBN 109781847205797
LC Control Number2007038476

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Latin America as a region has multiple nation-states, with varying levels of economic complexity. The Latin American economy is an export-based economy consisting of individual countries in the geographical regions of North America, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.

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