Latin America's Economy: Diversity, Trends, and Conflicts
Eliana Cardoso, Ann HelwegeISBN: 0262531259; 9780262531252;
"This is precisely the book that I have been waiting for. It is completely up to date, it deals with the most important questions, and the authors explain complex economic issues in simple and helpful ways, without loss of rigour or generality." -- DavidHojman, Journal of Latin American Studies "An important book. . . . Few other single-volume surveys of the region have so skillfully brought to our attention the complex tapestry of modern Latin American political economy." -- Antonia Jorge and Paul Moncarz, Journal of Developing Areas Latin America's Economy provides a clear, comprehensive, and accessible overview of major economic issues facing Latin America today, including balance of payments problems, inflation, stabilization, poverty, inequality, and land reform. Each chapter centers on an economic problem, presenting major economic theories about the causes and possible solutions to the problem. The authors provide numerous cross-country examples to...