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Essays in Latin American economic issues

Walton T. Wilford

Essays in Latin American economic issues

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Published by Division of Business and Economic Research, Louisiana State University in New Orleans in [New Orleans] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America,
  • Central America
    • Subjects:
    • Mercado Común Centroamericano.,
    • Latin America -- Economic conditions -- 1945-,
    • Central America -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statement[by] Walton T. Wilford [and] Raul Moncarz.
      ContributionsMoncarz, Raul.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC107.L8 L58 no. 12
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p.
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5172611M
      LC Control Number74633559

      Modern Latin America. New York: Oxford UP, This book provides relatively comprehensive coverage of the history of modern Latin America. For this paper, the section on economic systems in Latin America has been used in order to provide some understanding of economic changes towards ISI and neoliberalism that occurred in Peru. Tombs, David. While Ecuador was the first Latin American country to grant women the right to vote in , in practice Ecuadorian women have rarely enjoyed equal citizenship rights to men When the Spanish colonized Ecuador, they brought with them the Catholic faith, which promulgated the cult of marianismo, or women’s emulation of the Virgin Mary.


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OCLC Number: Description: 95 pages ; 23 cm. Contents: The Central American Common Market: structural change and economic integration, by WilfordTrade creation in the Central American Common Market, by WilfordA survey of national and regional monetary policy in Central American Common Market, by Moncarz and WilfordThe incremental capitaloutput ratio: Latin America and.

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