Growing Pains in Latin America: An Economic Growth Framework as Applied to Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Peru

Growing Pains in Latin America: An Economic Growth Framework as Applied to Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Peru

by Liliana Rojas-Suarez (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933286310
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 06/30/2009
Pages: 275
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Liliana Rojas-Suarez is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development and chair of the Latin American Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee. She has previously served as managing director and chief economist for Latin America at Deutsche Bank and as the principal advisor in the Office of the Chief Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank.



Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xiii

1 Introduction: A New Approach to Growth in Latin America Liliana Rojas-Suarez 1

2 Helping Reforms Deliver Growth in Latin America: A Framework for Analysis CGD Task Force 38

3 Pro-and Anti-Market Reforms in Democratic Brazil Armando Castelar Pinheiro Regis Bonelli Samuel de Abreu Pess&ohat;a 68

4 Colombia's Efforts at Achieving Inclusive and Sustainable Growth Roberto Steiner Irene Clavijo Natalia Salazar 111

5 Political and Institutional Obstacles to Reform in Costa Rica Jorge Cornick Albreto Trejos 153

6 How Can Reforms Help Deliver Growth in Mexico? Gerardo Esquivel Fausto Hernández-Trillo 192

7 Helping Reforms Deliver Inclusive Growth in Peru Eduardo Morón Juan Francisco Castro Cynthia Sanborn 236

Contributors 295

Index 297

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