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Pinochet's economists : the Chicago school in Chile

Author: Juan Gabriel Valdés
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008
Series: Historical perspectives on modern economics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Narrates the story of the Chicago Boys in Chile - the Pinochet regime economists who were trained at the University of Chicago.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Gabriel Valdés
ISBN: 9780521064408 0521064406
OCLC Number: 472931864
Notes: Originally published: 1995
Description: xiii, 334 s.
Contents: Preface and acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Authoritarians Without a Project; 2. Ideological Transfer; 3. The Chicago School of Economics; 4. The Actors of ideological Transfer; 5. The Contracts between ICA, Chicago and the Universidad Catolica; 6. The Chile Project and the Birth of the Chicago Boys; 7. The Implantation of the Chicago School in Chile; 8. The Export of the Chicago Tradition; 9. In Search of Politics; 10 The Elusive Hegemony; 11. Under the Unidad Popular; Conclusions.
Series Title: Historical perspectives on modern economics
Responsibility: Juan Gabriel Valdes

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"Valdes, who is deeply critical of the Chicago School for its lack of social content and its influence in Chilean public life, has written an important history of an elite group of economists and Read more...

 
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