Economic Development in Latin America

Essay in Honor of Werner Baer

  • Hadi Salehi Esfahani
  • Giovanni Facchini
  • Geoffrey J. D. Hewings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Introduction

    1. Hadi Salehi Esfahani, Giovanni Facchini, Geoffrey J. D. Hewings
      Pages 1-6
  3. The Role of Institutions

  4. Income Distribution and Economic Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Charles Mueller, Bernardo Mueller
      Pages 133-162
    3. Mirta N. S. Bugarin
      Pages 163-175
  5. Regional Aspects of Economic Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. Joaquim J. M. Guilhoto, Silvio Massaru Ichihara, Márcio Guerra Amorim
      Pages 179-200
    3. Andre P. Souza, Carlos R. Azzoni, Veridiana A. Nogueira
      Pages 217-230
  6. New Challenges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
    2. Mauricio S. Bugarin, Mirta N. S. Bugarin, Henrique A. Pires
      Pages 254-272
    3. Tiago V. de V. Cavalcanti, Juliana Ferraz Guimarães, José Ricardo Nogueira
      Pages 273-285
  7. A Retrospective on Werner Baer

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 307-309

About this book


This book addresses a diverse set of challenges facing Latin American economies. These range from the role of neo-liberal policies, deficit targeting, import substitution, role of institutions, trade and regional development and human capital and poverty.


Brazil development Economic Development Import Industrialisierung regional development

Editors and affiliations

  • Hadi Salehi Esfahani
    • 1
  • Giovanni Facchini
    • 2
  • Geoffrey J. D. Hewings
    • 3
  1. 1.University of IllinoisUrbana-ChampaignUSA
  2. 2.University of TrentoItaly
  3. 3.Regional Economics Applications LaboratoryUniversity of IllinoisUSA

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