Price Policies and Economic Growth

Price Policies and Economic Growth

by Jorge Salazar-Carrillo, Antonio Jorge


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275953225
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/28/1997
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile: 1570L (what's this?)

About the Author

ANTONIO JORGE is Professor in the Departments of International Research and of Economics at Florida International University, and a Senior Research Scholar at the University of Miami.

JORGE SALAZAR-CARRILLO is Professor of Economics and Director of the Center of Economic Research at Florida International University. Dr. Salazar-Carrillo has published Oil and Development in Venezuela During the Twentieth Century (Praeger, 1994), among other books and journal articles.

Table of Contents

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Introduction and Overview by Antonio Jorge, Jorge Salazar-Carrillo, and Bernadette West

Price Structures, Market Signals, and Reform

A Comparison of Government Costs in Latin America by Jorge Salazar-Carrillo

The Role of Rational Prices in the Adoption of Market Structures by Developing Command Economies by Antonio Jorge and Jorge Salazar-Carrillo

Price Comparison Studies in Central America by Enrique Delgado

External Sector Prices and Economic Growth

Protection, Price Structure, and Export Growth by Felipe Pazos

Implications of a Fixed Exchange Rate for Stability and Growth in Small, Open Economies: The Case of the Bahamas by Carlene Y. Francis

Import Demand and Foreign Debt: A Latent-Variable Systemwide Approach by James L. Seale Jr. and Charles B. Moss

Primary Commodity Prices and Productivity

Oil Prices, Economic Growth, and Economic Productivity by Antonio Casas Gonzalez

A Reassessment of Agricultural Price Policy in Developing Countries by Dodla Sai Prasada Rao, Kailash Chandra Sharma, and William Sheperd

Methods and Comparisons

The European Comparison Program by Ilona Kovacs

The GDPs and Populations of the G-7 Countries, 1950-1990 by Charles B. Moss, Henri Theil, and Sri Devi Deepak

Price Structures, Productivity, and Growth Within a Composite Commodities Framework by Markos Mamalakis

The Florida Model for Demand Analysis with Cross-Country Data by Henri Thiel

A Critique of the ICP and Related Work by Jorge Salazar-Carrillo and Antonio Jorge


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