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Development problems in Latin America

an analysis

by United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America.

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Published by University of Texas Press for the Institute of Latin American Studies in Austin, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America ; with a foreword by Carlos Quintana.
ContributionsUniversity of Texas at Austin. Institute of Latin American Studies.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21235800M
ISBN 100292700423

  In part, Latin America’s continued march toward economic development and growth depends on their success. Eric Farnsworth, Contributor Eric Farnsworth is vice president of the Council of the. This is an introductory survey of the history and recent development of Latin American economy and society from colonial times to the establishment of the military regime in Chile. In the second edition the historical perspective has been enlarged and important events since the Cuban Revolution, such as the agrarian reforms of Peru and Chile, the difficulties of the Central America .

Bello Latin America’s new war of religion. Blurring the separation between church and state. print-edition icon. Knotty tale The mystery of quipus—Incan . Brazil has worked to boost its economy by tapping the rain forest's vast mineral resources (petroleum, iron, copper, and tin); roads have been carved out of the rain forest to open up Brazil's interior to settlement/development (ex: Trans-Amazonian highway); development of interior has proved disastrous for Amazon rain forest; indeigenous people of Brazil's interior .

'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: 7. According to statistics on the Latin American economy prepared by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, the rate of increase of total domestic production stood at % in compared with the figure (%), whereas inflation rekindled again, with its rate soaring to % from % in


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