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Brazilian Economy / Edition 5

Brazilian Economy / Edition 5

by Werner Baer


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ISBN-13: 9780275966782
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/30/2001
Edition description: 5TH
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.31(d)
Lexile: 1560L (what's this?)

About the Author

WERNER BAER is Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign./e Previously he taught at Harvard, Yale, and Vanderbilt, and he has been a visiting professor at the University of Sao Paulo, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, and the Instituto Tocuato De Tella in Buenos Aires. He specializes in the study of Latin American economies, including the process of industrialization, its positive and negative impact, the region's inflationary experiences, the role of the state, and the process of privatization.

Table of Contents


Historical Perspective

Introduction and Overview

Historical Perspective

Early Industrial Growth

The Post-World War II Industrialization Drive: 1946-61

Stagnation and Boom: Brazil in the 1960s and 1970s

From Adjustment to External Shocks to the Debt Crisis: 1973-85

The Resurgence of Inflation in Brazil: 1974-86

The Decline and Fall of Brazil's Cruzado

Brazil's Drifting Economy: Stagnation and Inflation During 1987-93

The Illusion of Stability: The Brazilian Economy Under Cardoso

Contemporary Issues

The External Sector: Trade and Foreign Investments

Brazil's Extended Public Sector: Its Changing Role and Privatization

The Banking System: Privatization and Restructuring

Regional Imbalances

The Performance of Agriculture

Environmental Aspects of Brazil's Development

Health in Brazil's Development Process

Structural Changes in Brazil's Industrial Economy, 1960-80



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