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Falling behind [[electronic resource] ] : explaining the development gap between Latin America and the United States / / edited by Francis Fukuyama



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Titolo: Falling behind [[electronic resource] ] : explaining the development gap between Latin America and the United States / / edited by Francis Fukuyama Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Oxford, : Oxford University Press, 2008
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (327 p.)
Disciplina: 338.98
Soggetto geografico: Latin America Economic policy Congresses
United States Economic conditions Congresses
Latin America Foreign economic relations United States Congresses
United States Foreign economic relations Latin America Congresses
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Altri autori: FukuyamaFrancis  
Note generali: Papers presented at an international seminar held in Buenos Aires, November 2005.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Contents; 1. Introduction; Part I: The Historical Context; 2. Two Centuries of South American Reflections on the Development Gap between the United States and Latin America; 3. Looking at Them: A Mexican Perspective on the Gap with the United States; 4. Explaining Latin America's Lagging Development in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century: Growth Strategies, Inequality, and Economic Crises; Part II: The Politics of Underdevelopment in Latin America; 5. Does Politics Explain the Economic Gap between the United States and Latin America?
6. The Role of High-Stakes Politics in Latin America's Development GapPart III: Institutional Factors in Latin America's Development; 7. The Latin American Equilibrium; 8. Do Defective Institutions Explain the Development Gap between the United States and Latin America?; 9. Why Institutions Matter: Fiscal Citizenship in Argentina and the United States; 10. Conclusion; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z;
Sommario/riassunto: In 1700, Latin America and British North America were roughly equal in economic terms. Yet over the next three centuries, the United States gradually pulled away, and today the gap is huge. Why did this happen? Was it culture? Geography? Economic policies? Natural resources? Differences in political development? The question has occupied policymakers and scholars for decades, and the debate remains intense. In Falling Behind, Francis Fukuyama, acclaimed author of The End of History and America at the Crossroads, gathers together some of the world's leading scholars on the subject to explain th
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ISBN: 0-19-983753-8
1-281-51515-9
9786611515157
0-19-970927-0
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910532349003321
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