Who Gains from Free Trade: Export-Led Growth, Inequality and Poverty in Latin America
Taylor & Francis, Feb 7, 2007 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
The issue of the pros and cons of free trade from the point of view of developing countries refuses to dissipate, and in Latin America, the debate rages most fiercely. Argentina is still licking its wounds after a catastrophic past five years, and Brazil and others have hardened their line – even going so far as to initiate the influential new G20 group of the most powerful LDCs.
Who Gains from Free Trade examines the extent to which trade reforms have been an important source of the slowdown of economic growth, rising inequality and rising poverty as observed in many parts of the region. This volume presents a comprehensive analysis of this important topic, utilizing:
This important study, a valuable resource for postgraduate students of development economics and political economy, examines all the current issues and brings together some of the world’s leading experts.