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The life and times of Raúl Prebisch, 1901-1986

Author: Edgar J Dosman
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2008.
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"Raúl Prebisch was a leader in economic development theory and international economic policy, an institution builder, and an international diplomat. The Life and Times of Raúl Prebisch, 1901-1986 provides the first book-length account of his life and work, a story cast against the backdrop of Latin America, the Cold War, the rise of the United Nations, and the struggle for equity between First and Third Worlds. A  Read more...
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Dosman, Edgar J.
Life and times of Raúl Prebisch, 1901-1986.
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)609095472
Named Person: Raúl Prebisch; Raúl Prebidch; Raúl Prebisch; Raúl Prebisch; Raúl Prebisch; Raúl Prebisch; Raúl Prebisch
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar J Dosman
ISBN: 9780773534124 0773534121 9780773537750 0773537759
OCLC Number: 229034798
Description: xi, [13] pages of plates, 599 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Childhood : the dreams of Tucumán --
University in Buenos Aires --
Apprenticeship --
Taste of power --
Central banker --
Opening to Washington --
The Pearl Harbor squeeze --
The wilderness --
Discovery of Latin America --
Solitary scholar --
Triumph in Havana --
Claiming ECLA --
The creation of Latin America --
Paradise lost --
Return to Santiago --
The Kennedy offensive --
Global gamble --
The gospel of Don Raúl --
Trials in Washington --
Prophet --
House of the spirits.
Responsibility: Edgar J. Dosman.
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"Best known for his ideas about trade, Raul Prebisch, an Argentine economist who was often talked about as "Latin America's Keynes", may be due for rehabilitation. An invaluable biography." Economist Read more...

 
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