Latin America and East European Economies in Transition: A Comparative View (Routledge Research EADI Studies in Development No. 21)
By: Claude Auroi (editor)Paperback
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Within the global framework of the major transformation of development models from statist-protectionist to private-liberal the various contributors to this collection seek to compare the Latin American experiences of macroeconomic changes or adjustments with those of East European countries. This comparison may not be mechanically applied from one region to another because of differences relating to political environment, historical socio-economic background and the time schedule of reforms. Hence it constitutes mainly an appreciation of the transformation processes which have taken place in Latin America within the perspective of their hypothetical relevance to the situation in Central-East Europe.
Part I Stabilization, liberalization and privatization: external debt management in Latin America and its relevance to Russia; stabilization, privatization and debt management in Chile - a Hungarian view; the nominal anchor approach to stabalization - lessons from Argentina; financial development and economic growth - evidence from Latin America; privatization-cum-liberalization - lessons from Chile for Eastern Europe. Part II Competitiveness and globalization - the main challenges of transition: systemic competitiveness - lessons fro Latin America and beyond - perspectives for Eastern Europe; Latin America and Eastern Europe on the Common European market - competitive conditions in comparison. Part III The institutional setting - the need for stability: Chile and Peru - political stability as a factor of successful adjustment; stabilization, liberalization and reform - from "mixed" to "market" in Nicaragua.
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