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The economies of Latin America : new cliometric data

Author: César Yáñez Gallardo; Albert Carreras
Publisher: London : Pickering & Chatto, 2012.
Series: Perspectives in economic and social history, no. 17.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The economic backwardness of Latin America and the Caribbean has long been discussed, but seldom been the subject of such a wide-ranging quantitative study. The twelve essays in this collection  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Statistics
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Economies of Latin America.
London : Pickering & Chatto, 2012
(DLC) 2013496824
(OCoLC)756607278
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: César Yáñez Gallardo; Albert Carreras
ISBN: 9781317320883 1317320883 9781317320890 1317320891
OCLC Number: 933782456
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 240 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface / César Yáñez and Albert Carreras --
Introduction: Latin American economic backwardness revisited / César Yáñez and Albert Carreras --
Expectations, institutions and economic performance: Latin America and the Western European periphery during the twentieth century / Albert Carreras --
On the accuracy of Latin American trade statistics: a non-parametric test for 1925 / María del Mar Rubio and Mauricio Folchi --
Latin America and its main trade partners, 1860-1930: did the First World War affect geographical patterns? / Marc Badia-Miró and Anna Carreras-Marín --
The structure of Latin American investment in equipment goods during the mature period of the first globalization / Xavier Tafunell --
Factorial distribution of income in Latin America, 1950-2000: new series from the national account data / Vicente Neira Barría --
The influence of the First World War on the economies of Central America, 1900-29: an analysis from a foreign trade perspective / Frank Notten --
Economic modernization in adverse institutional environments: the cases of Cuba and Chile / César Yáñez --
Capital goods imports, machinery investment and economic development in the long run: the case of Chile / André A. Hofman and Cristián Ducoing --
The sugar industry, the forests and the Cuban energy transition, from the eighteenth century to the mid-twentieth century / José Jofré González --
Empirical debate on terms of trade and the double factorial terms of trade in Colombia, 1975-2006 / Santiago Colmenares --
Public revenues in Bolivia, 1900-31 / José Alejandro Peres Cajías --
The consumption of durable goods in Latin America, 1890-1913: analysis and estimation of a demand function / Carolina Román Ramos.
Series Title: Perspectives in economic and social history, no. 17.
Responsibility: edited by César Yáñez and Albert Carreras.

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