The Role of the Computer in Economic and Social Research in Latin America

Nancy D. Ruggles

Published in 1974 by NBER

NBER Program(s):PR, PE

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395 pages
ISBN: 0-87014-260-7

Table of Contents

Front matter to "The Role Of The Computer In Economic And Social Research": (p. -11 - -4) (bibliographic info) (download)
Foreword to "The Role Of The Computer In Economic And Social Research": Nancy Ruggles (p. -3 - -2) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Computer and Goverment Statistics: I. P. Fellegi, S. A. Goldberg (p. 1 - 18) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. The Data Bank of the Latin American Demographic Center: Julio Morales Vergara (p. 19 - 32) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The NBER Time Series Data Bank: Charlotte Boschan (p. 33 - 56) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Micro-economic Data Banks: Problems and Potential: Harold Watts (p. 57 - 66) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Uses of Tax Files Combined with Field Surveys: Benjamin Okner, Joseph Pechman (p. 67 - 88) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Comparative Simulation Analysis of Social Security Systems: James Schulz (p. 89 - 108) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Microanalytic Simulation of Household Behavior: Harold W. Guthrie, Guy Orcutt, Steven Caldwell, Gerald E. Peabody, George Sadowsky (p. 109 - 138) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Models of the Brazilian Economy: Janes A. de Souza, Jorge Monteiro (p. 139 - 150) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. A Simulation Model of the Economy of Brazil: Thomas H. Naylor, Martin Shubik, Moacyr Fioravante, Ibrahim A. S. Ibrahim (p. 151 - 160) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Macroeconomic Model Building in Latin America: The Mexican Case: Abel Beltran del Rio, Lawrence R. Klein (p. 161 - 190) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Development Alternatives Under Conditions of Reduced External Dependency: Alejandro Foxley (p. 191 - 210) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Economic Alternatives for Mexico: A Quantitative Analysis: Alan S. Manne (p. 211 - 230) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. A Simulation Model of the Mexican Educational System: Ernesto Schiefelbein (p. 231 - 252) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. International Trade Prices and Price Proxies : Irving Kravis, Robert E. Lipsey (p. 253 - 268) (bibliographic info) (download)
15. Data Preparation for Latin American Comparisons of Consumption: Howard Howe, Roberto Villaveces (p. 269 - 290) (bibliographic info) (download)
16. The Use of the Computer in Handling Large Price Files: The Experience with a Benchmark Collection in Latin America: Jorge Salazar-Carrillo (p. 291 - 312) (bibliographic info) (download)
17. The Computer in International Price Comparisons: Zoltan Kenessey (p. 313 - 318) (bibliographic info) (download)
18. Price Comparisons for Calculating Rates of Equivalence in Member States of the EEC, 1954-1970 : Silvio Ronchetti, Guy Bertaud (p. 319 - 330) (bibliographic info) (download)
19. Indicators of Protection and Other Incentive Measures : Bela Balassa, Daniel Schydlowsky (p. 331 - 346) (bibliographic info) (download)
20. Analysis of Foreign Trade Policies by Means of a Numerical Experimentation Computer Model Within the Context of Alternative Economic Development Strategies for Venezuela: Juan Pablo Perez Castillo, Lourdes Yero, Luis Leal (p. 347 - 368) (bibliographic info) (download)
21. Summary of the Conference : Richard Ruggles (p. 369 - 382) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of Papers Presented: (p. 383 - 386) (bibliographic info) (download)
Index of Names: (p. 387 - 390) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject index: (p. 391 - 395) (bibliographic info) (download)
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