The Political Economy of Venezuelan Oil

The Political Economy of Venezuelan Oil

by Laura Randall
     
 

The Political Economy of Venezuelan Oil describes the historic role of multinationals in establishing the oil industry there and the resulting coordination of an integrated, nationalized industry. Randall posits that the nationalization of the Venezuelan oil industry was strikingly different from that in Brazil and Mexico. Besides giving a detailed

Overview

The Political Economy of Venezuelan Oil describes the historic role of multinationals in establishing the oil industry there and the resulting coordination of an integrated, nationalized industry. Randall posits that the nationalization of the Venezuelan oil industry was strikingly different from that in Brazil and Mexico. Besides giving a detailed description of the structure and management of this industry, she also provides a history of labor conditions and an analysis of the impact of the oil industry on Venezuela's overall economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275928230
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/17/1987
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

LAURA RANDALL is Professor of Economics at Hunter College.

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