Economic Growth with Equity: Challenges for Latin America

Economic Growth with Equity: Challenges for Latin America

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Overview

This book analyses the development challenge faced by Latin America at a time at which the concerns for the large inequality in the region are at a peak. This volume focuses on growth-with-equity, and is written by an outstanding group of Latin American and international researchers and policy-makers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230018938
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/28/2006
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

MANUEL R. AGOSIN Professor, Department of Economics, Universidad de Chile, Chile
REGES BONELLI Research Associate, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA), Brazil
FRANÇOIS BOURGUIGNON Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President, World Bank, USA
JOSÉ ANTONIO CAMPO Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, the United Nations, Brazil
MARCELO DE PAIVA ABREU Professor of Economics, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
WILLIAM EASTERLY Professor of Economics (Joint with African Studies Program), New York University, USA
OSVALDO LUIS KACEF Officer in Charge, Economic Development Division, CEPAL/ECLAC, Chile
MARíA ANGELA PARRA Advisor to the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, the United Nations, Brazil
ARMANDO CASTELAR PINHEIRO Senior Researcher, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA) and Professor at the Instituto de Economia of the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
DANI RODRIK Professor of International Political Economy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA
MIGUEL SZÉKELY Under-Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Ministry of Social Development of Mexico, 2002-2006, Mexico
MICHAEL WALTON Lecturer in International Development, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA

Table of Contents

Preface; R.Ffrench-Davis & J.L.Machinea Growth and Equity: In Search of the 'Empty Box' J.L. Machinea and O. Kacef PART 1: RECENT SUCCESSFUL EXPERIENCES ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT What Produces Economic Success? D.Rodrik Development Success: May History Breed Humility; W.Easterly The Dual Divergence: Growth Successes and Collapses in the Developing World Since 1980; J.A.Ocampo & M.A.Parra PART 2: INTERRELATIONS BETWEEN GROWTH AND EQUITY Is Greater Equity Necessary for Higher Long-term Growth in Latin America? F.Bourguignon & M.Walton Pro-Growth Social Policies in Latin America; M.Szekely PART 3: FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENT FOR GROWTH AND THE CAPITAL ACCOUNT Financial Development, Growth and Equity in Brazil; A.C.Pinheiro & R.Bonelli Financial Globalization: From Crises-Prone to Development-Friendly? R.Ffrench-Davis PART 4: TRADE FOR GROWTH Trade and Growth: Why Asia Grows Faster than Latin America; M.R.Agosin Trade and Growth: Past Experience and Perspectives for Latin America; M.de Paiva Abreu

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