Sustaining Latin America's Resurgence : Some Historical Perspectives

Author/Editor:

Anoop Singh ; Martin D. Cerisola

Publication Date:

November 1, 2006

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper looks at the historical lessons that might serve to entrech Latin America's newly resurgent growth phase. It briefly reviews the post-World War II experiences in Latin America and Asia, focusing on the conditions that favored capital accumulation and productivity growth in the faster growing economies. Among these, the paper highlights the importance of stable macroeconomic policies, especially fiscal policy.

Series:

Working Paper No. 06/252

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

November 1, 2006

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451865127/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA2006252

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

37

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