Author Haber, Stephen
Title Political Institutions and Economic Growth in Latin America : Essays in Policy, History, and Political Economy
Imprint Stanford : Hoover Institution Press, 2000
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Note Front Cover -- Title Page -- Half Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- 1 Introduction: Institutional Change, Economic Growth,and Economic History - Stephen Haber -- 2 Institutional Determinantsof Railroad Subsidy and Regulationin Imperial Brazil - William R. Summerhill -- 3 The Political Economy of Financial Market Regulation andIndustrial Productivity Growth in Brazil, 1866-1934 - Stephen Haber -- 4 Latin America and Foreign Capital in the Twentieth Century: Economics, Politics, and Institutional Change - Alan M. Taylor -- 5 Schooling, Suffrage, and the Persistence of Inequalityin the Americas, 1800-1945 - Elisa Mariscal and Kenneth L. Sokoloff -- 6 Privately and Publicly Induced Institutional Change:Observations from Cuban Cane Contracting, 1880-1936 - Alan Dye -- 7 Concluding Remarks: The Emerging New EconomicHistory of Latin America - Douglass C. North and Barry R. Weingast -- Index
Political Institutions and Economic Growth in Latin America offers a new contribution to the literature on institutions and growth through the analysis of historical cases of institutional change and economic growth in Latin America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
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Link Print version: Haber, Stephen Political Institutions and Economic Growth in Latin America : Essays in Policy, History, and Political Economy Stanford : Hoover Institution Press,c2000 9780817996628
Subject Latin America -- Economic conditions.;Latin America -- Politics and government
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