The Economic Development of Latin America in the Twentieth Century
'Researchers and scholars of Latin America will find this volume a gold mine of information . . . Highly recommended for academic and research collections, upper-division undergraduate and up.' - J.L. Dietz, Choice 'A major contribution to the analysis of Latin American economic performance and policies in the 20th century. Provides quantitative growth accounts, with new estimates of capital stock, labour and total factor productivity. Lengthy appendices provide estimates of key magnitudes adjusted to ensure international comparability. An invaluable reference work for all students, teachers and researchers in this field.' - Angus Maddison, University of Groningen, the Netherlands This book provides an assessment of Latin American 20th century economic performance from a comparative and historical perspective. the author uses growth accounting methods and previously unavailable long-term series data to present a comprehensive analysis of Latin American development over the course of the century.
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Some Distinctive Characteristics of Latin America over the Long
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Economic Performance in Latin America A Comparative
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1980 international dollars advanced countries Appendix Argentina Brazil Chile Arithmetic average Asian Average Ages Average Service Lives Banco de Mexico benchmark Brazil Chile Colombia capital formation capital stock estimates Capital-Output Ratio CELADE cent Chile Colombia Mexico Colombia Mexico Venezuela compared comparison constant crisis cruzeiros depreciation disaggregated ECLAC economic growth employment exchange rate exports factor productivity growth fixed capital stock GDP and Capital-Output Gross Fixed Gross Net Gross Gross stocks growth accounting IBGE import substitution increase inflation labour input Latin America Latin American countries Lives and Capital-Output M&E Structures Res machinery and equipment Maddison Mid-year Total Total million million million national currencies Non-residential Mid-year Total non-residential structures OECD period perpetual inventory pesos PPPs purchasing power parities ratio ratio ratio Residential capital sector Six Countries Source stocks Non-residential Mid-year Table total factor productivity Total M&E Structures Total Total M&E twentieth century World World Bank
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