Poverty, Economic Reform, and Income Distribution in Latin America

Poverty, Economic Reform, and Income Distribution in Latin America

by Albert Berry
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555877460
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Critical Perspectives Series
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Introduction1
Pt. 1Comparative Analyses of Poverty and Income Distribution in Latin America
1Confronting the Income Distribution Threat in Latin America9
2Income Distribution and Poverty Through Crisis and Adjustment43
Pt. 2The Experience of Individual Latin American Countries
3State Intervention, the Labor Market, and Inequality in Argentina81
4Chile's Structural Adjustment: Relevant Policy Lessons for Latin America111
5Increasing Wage Inequality and Trade Liberalization in Mexico137
6Trade Liberalization, Labor Reform, and Income Distribution in Colombia155
7Structural Adjustment, Income Distribution and Employment in Ecuador179
8The Effects of Macroeconomic Adjustment on the Labor Market and on Income Distribution in Brazil205
Pt. 3Conclusion
9Conclusion235
References249
Index267
About the Book273

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