Political Economy Of Latin America: Recent Economic Performance

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EditorPhilip Arestis

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This is the third volume of the series of International Papers in Political Economy (IPPE). The theme of this volume is the political economy of a number of Latin American countries in the aftermath of the introduction of liberalization policies in this part of the world. In particular, the book concentrates on recent economic performance. The book assesses notions of neoliberalism, democracy and economic policy in Latin America, examines the economic policies of the first period of President Lula da Silva in Brazil, appraises Chile's experience between neo-liberalism and equitable growth, considers of the possibility of Argentina in the late twentieth century and early Twenty-First being a case of disruptive international financial integration, and assesses recent political economy in Venezuela, examining the extent to which political stability matters in the case of Ecuador.

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This is the third volume of the series of International Papers in Political Economy (IPPE). The theme of this volume is the political economy of a number of Latin American countries in the aftermath of the introduction of liberalization policies in this part of the world. In particular, the book concentrates on recent economic performa...

PHILIP ARESTIS is University Director of Research, Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy, University of Cambridge, Senior Research Fellow, Wolfson College Cambridge, UK, and Professor of Economics at the Levy Economics Institute, New York City, USA. His research interests are in the areas of macroeconomics, monetary economic...
Format:PerfectDimensions:240 pages, 8.69 × 5.79 × 0.72 inPublished:September 1, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230547036

ISBN - 13:9780230547032

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Preface * Neoliberalism, Democracy and Economic Policy in Latin America--A.Saad-Filho, F.Iannini & E.J.Molinari * Assessing the Economic Policies of President Lula da Silva in Brazil: Has Fear Defeated Hope?--P.Arestis, L.F.de Paula & F.Ferrari * Chile between Neoliberalism and Equitable Growth--R.Ffrench-Davis * A Case of Disruptive International Financial Integration: Argentina in the Late Twentieth Century and Early Twenty First--M.Damill & R.Frenkel * Recent Political Economy in Venezuela--C.Pagliacci & J.Portillo * Does Political Stability Matter? Evidence from Ecuador 1990-2005--D.Igliori & G.Long