The Macroeconomics of Populism in Latin America

The Macroeconomics of Populism in Latin America

by Rudiger Dornbusch, Sebastian Edwards

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ISBN-13: 9780226158488
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/01/2007
Series: National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 412
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Rudiger Dornbusch is the Ford International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Sebastian Edwards is the Henry Ford II Professor of Business Economics, University of California at Los Angeles. Both are research associates of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Rudiger Dornbusch and Sebastian Edwards
Part I. The Framework
1. The Macroeconomics of Populism
Rudiger Dornbusch and Sebastian Edwards
2. The Political Economy of Latin American Populism
Robert R. Kaufman and Barbara Stallings
Comment: Paul W. Drake
Comment: Alberto Alesina
3. Populism, Profligacy, and Redistribution
Eliana Cardoso and Ann Helwege
Comment: William R. Cline
Part II. Country Experiences
4. Description of a Populist Experience: Argentina, 1973-1976
Federico A. Sturzenegger
Comment: Guido Di Tella
5. What Have Populists Learned from Hyperinflation
Rosque B. Fernández
Comment: José De Gregorio
6. Sixty Years of Populism in Brazil
Paulo Rabello de Castro and Marcio Ronci
7. The Socialist-Populist Chilean Experience: 1970-1973
Felipe Larraín and Patricio Meller
Comment: Simón Teitel
8. Populism and Economic Policy in Mexico, 1970-1982
Carlos Bazdresch and Santiago Levy
Comment: Enrique Cárdenas
9. The Illusion of Pursuing Redistribution through Macropolicy: Peru's Heterodox Experience, 1985-1990
Ricardo Lago
Comment Javier Iguíñiz-Echeverría
Comment: Miguel A. Savastano
10. Collapse and (Incomplete) Stabilization of the Nicaraguan Economy
José Antonio Ocampo
Comment: Ann Helwege
Comment: Arnold C. Harberger
11. On the Absence of Economic Populism in Colombia
Miguel Urrutia
Comment: Juan L. Cariaga
Comment: Guillermo A. Calvo
Name Index
Subject Index

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