Description - An Economic History of Twentieth-Century Latin America by Enrique Cardenas
In the 1990s, 'protection', 'import substitution' and 'intervention' have become dirty words, part of the 'leyenda negra' of Latin America development in the postwar period. This book attempts a fresh look at the controversial years between the end of the Second World War and the point when, at varying dates in different countries, a discontinuity occurs in which the postwar 'style of development' ceased to play a central role in the economic evolution of the region. The analysis is based on seven case studies covering eleven countries.
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Author Biography - Enrique Cardenas
MARCELO DE PAIVA ABREU Professor of Economics, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro PABLO ASTORGA Research Fellow, St Antony's College, Oxford JOSE MIGUEL BENAVENTE Lecturer in Economics, University of Chile ALFONSO S. BEVILAQUA ISAAC COHEN RICARDO FFRENCH-DAVIS, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Chile VALPY FITZGERALD JORGE KATZ BERNARDO KOSACOFF Visiting Senior Fellow, St Antony's College, Oxford OSCAR MUNOZ Executive Secretary, Forum for Economic Development, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Chile DEMOSTHENES PINHO Central Bank of Brazil CAMILO TOVAR Advisor to Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean RICHARD WEBB President of Banco Latino in Peru