Economic Development in Mexico: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs and the Subcommittee on International Economic Policy, Oceans, and Environment of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, Second Session, June 10, 1986, Volume 4

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Page 100 - Institution. He has written numerous articles and books on US foreign policy, Latin American politics, and international economics, including The Intemperate Zone: The Third World Challenge to US Foreign Policy (WW Norton); (as editor) Central America: International Dimensions of the Crisis (Holmes and Meier); and Subsidizing Success: The Export-Import Bank in the US Economy (Cambridge University Press.) He is also co-editor of ODC's US-Third World Policy Perspectives series, whose current volumes...
Page 100 - ODC in 1981, he served as the Latin American specialist on the Policy Planning Staff of the US Department of State, and as an international economist in the Treasury Department and with the House Banking Committee. Dr. Feinberg...
Page 100 - American politics, and international economics, including The Intemperate Zone: The Third World Challenge to US Foreign Policy (WW Norton); (as editor) Central America: International Dimensions of the Crisis (Holmes and Meier); and Subsidizing Success: The Export-Import Bank in the US Economy (Cambridge University Press.) He is also co-editor of ODC's US -Third World Policy Perspectives series, whose current volumes include Adjustment Crisis in the Third World; Uncertain Future: Commercial Banks...
Page 36 - I cannot do that off the top of my head, but I would be happy to supply that to you.
Page 10 - What the United States does best is to understand itself. What it does worst is understand others.
Page 90 - US fiscal spending by one quarter. Mexico made these sacrifices while continuing to service its foreign debt. Over the last four years Mexico has devoted nearly $40 billion, and roughly 40 percent of its export earnings, to meeting its international financial obligations. This outflow has absorbed over 20 percent of total savings, and about 6 percent of GNP. If the United States were paying out 6 percent of its GNP, that would equal $240 billion. To place this sum in perspective, $240 billion is...
Page 43 - Thank you, Mr. Chairman. First, let me apologize that I am late. Mr. Chairman, I will be very brief. Mr. Chairman, and members of the House Subcommittee on Interior and Insular Affairs, my name is Pedro G. Cruz, Jr., president of the Guam Junior Chamber of Commerce, an organization of young men between the ages of 21 and 38, many of whom hold key positions in the government and in the business community. The Guam Jaycees is affiliated...
Page 2 - ... nationalizations of banks and private industry have anything to do with the lack of investor confidence. We need to know whether massive state intervention in the economy has anything to do with Mexico's poor productivity. We need to know whether Mexico has official policies that discourage foreign investment. We need to know these things because one way or another, the United States taxpayer will shortly be asked to prop up the Mexican economy. With the fall in oil prices, Mexico has no way...
Page 77 - Roberts has the William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University. During 1981-82 he served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy.
Page 51 - Establish target figures for reducing the resource drain that is afflicting many developing nations. The country targets should be consistent with reasonable rates of economic expansion. Increased official flows are part of the answer, but there should...

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