9780230018938

Economic Growth with Equity Challenges for Latin America

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230018938

  • ISBN10:

    0230018939

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-01-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of the challenge to grow-with-equity in Latin America.

Author Biography

RICARDO FFRENCH-DAVIS is an Adviser at CEPAL and Professor of Economics at the Universidad de Chile, Chile. In 2005, he was awarded the Chilean National Prize for the Humanities and Social Sciences. He is the author of Economic Reforms in Chile: From Dictatorship to Democracy and Reforming Latin America's Economies after Market Fundamentalism. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago.

JOSÉ LUIS MACHINEA is Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), United Nations, Chile. He is the Former Minister of Economics and President of the Central Bank of Argentina. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Minnesota.

Table of Contents

List of Tablesp. vii
List of Figuresp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Notes on the Contributorsp. xiv
Growth and Equity: In Search of the "Empty Box"p. 1
Recent Successful Experiences on Economic Development
What Produces Economic Success?p. 27
Development Success: May History Breed Humilityp. 44
The Dual Divergence: Growth Successes and Collapses in the Developing World Since 1980p. 61
Interrelations Between Growth and Equity
Is Greater Equity Necessary for Higher Long-Term Growth in Latin America?p. 95
Pro-Growth Social Policies for Latin Americap. 126
Financial Market Development for Growth and the Capital Account
Financial Development, Growth and Equity in Brazilp. 153
Financial Globalization: From Crises-Prone to Development-Friendly?p. 175
Trade for Growth
Trade and Growth: Why Asia Grows Faster than Latin Americap. 201
Trade and Growth: Past Experience and Perspectives for Latin Americap. 220
Indexp. 242
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