The Chilean Economy: Policy Lessons and Challenges

The Chilean Economy: Policy Lessons and Challenges

by Barry P. Bosworth
     
 

In this book a prominent group of international scholars review the history of economic reform in Chile and assess the effectiveness of its policies. This information encompasses not only the successful approaches that turned around the Chilean economy, but also the significant mistakes that raised transition costs along the way. See more details below

Overview

In this book a prominent group of international scholars review the history of economic reform in Chile and assess the effectiveness of its policies. This information encompasses not only the successful approaches that turned around the Chilean economy, but also the significant mistakes that raised transition costs along the way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815710455
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
441
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.22(d)
Lexile:
1500L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Barry Bosworth is a senior fellow and Robert V. Roosa Chair in International Economics at the Brookings Institution. Rudiger Dornbusch is Ford International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Raúl Labán is an economist at CIEPLAN, a nonprofit research institution based in Chile. Raúl Labán is an economist at the Ministerio de Hacienda in Chile.

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Lessons from the Chilean Stabilization and Recovery29
Exchange Rate Policy and Trade Strategy81
The Chilean Experience with Capital Mobility117
Saving, Investment, and Economic Growth165
The Distribution of Income and Economic Adjustment217
Social Security Reforms257
Privatization and Regulation in Chile329
The State and Economic Policy: Chile 1952-92379
Conference Participants431
Index433

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