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The Decline of Latin American Economies: Growth, Institutions, and Crises

Sebastian Edwards, Gerardo Esquivel and Graciela Márquez, editors

Conference held December 2-4, 2004
Published in July 2007 by University of Chicago Press
© 2007 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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418 pages
ISBN: 0-226-18500-1

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents: Sebastian Edwards, Gerardo Esquivel, Graciela Márquez (p. -8 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Sebastian Edwards, Gerardo Esquivel, Graciela Márquez (p. 1 - 14) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. When Did Latin America Fall Behind?: Leandro Prados de la Escosura (p. 15 - 58) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Before the Golden Age: Economic Growth in Mexico and Portugal, 1910-1950: Pedro Lains (p. 59 - 82) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Inequality and the Evolution of Institutions of Taxation: Evidence from the Economic History of the Americas: Kenneth L. Sokoloff, Eric M. Zolt (p. 83 - 138) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Financial Crises, 1880-1913: The Role of Foreign Currency Debt: Michael D. Bordo, Christopher M. Meissner (p. 139 - 194) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. The True Measure of Country Risk: A Primer on the Interrelations between Solvency and the Polity Structure of Emerging Markets, Argentina 1886-1892: Gerardo della Paolera, Martín Grandes (p. 195 - 212) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Related Lending: Manifest Looting or Good Governance? Lessons from the Economic History of Mexico: Noel Maurer, Stephen Haber (p. 213 - 242) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Sudden Stops and Currency Drops: A Historical Look: Luis A. V. Catão (p. 243 - 290) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Establishing Credibility: The Role of Foreign Advisors in Chile's 1955-1958 Stabilization Program: Sebastian Edwards (p. 291 - 332) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Some Economic Effects of Closing the Economy: The Mexican Experience in the Mid-Twentieth Century: Gerardo Esquivel, Graciela Márquez (p. 333 - 362) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. The Political Economy of Protectionism: The Mexican Textile Industry, 1900-1950: Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato (p. 363 - 406) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of Contributors, Indexes: Sebastian Edwards, Gerardo Esquivel, Graciela Márquez (p. 407 - 418) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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