Roots of Brazilian Relative Economic Backwardness

Roots of Brazil’s Relative Economic Backwardness explains Brazil’s development level in light of modern theories regarding economic growth and international economics. It focuses on both the proximate and fundamental causes of Brazil’s slow development, turning currently dominant hypotheses upside down. To support its arguments, the book presents extensive statistical analysis of Brazilian long-term development, with some new series on per capita GDP, population ethnical composition, and human capital stock, among others. It is an important resource in the ongoing debate on the causes of Latin American underdeveloped economies. Argues that low human capital accumulation is the major source of Brazilian relative underdevelopment Considers class conflict as the major determinant of Brazil’s historically low human capital accumulation and underdevelopment Presents new statistical information about Brazilian early development

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  • Author : Alexandre Rands Barros
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 292 pages
  • ISBN : 0128097574
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Roots of Brazilian Relative Economic Backwardness

Roots of Brazilian Relative Economic Backwardness
  • Author : Alexandre Rands Barros
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 July 2016
GET THIS BOOKRoots of Brazilian Relative Economic Backwardness

Roots of Brazil’s Relative Economic Backwardness explains Brazil’s development level in light of modern theories regarding economic growth and international economics. It focuses on both the proximate and fundamental causes of Brazil’s slow development, turning currently dominant hypotheses upside down. To support its arguments, the book presents extensive statistical analysis of Brazilian long-term development, with some new series on per capita GDP, population ethnical composition, and human capital stock, among others. It is an important resource in

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The Oxford Handbook of the Brazilian Economy
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 01 August 2018
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Brazil is a globally vital but troubled economy. This volume offers comprehensive insight into Brazil's economic development, focusing on its most salient characteristics and analyzing its structural features across various dimensions. This innovative Oxford Handbook provides an understanding of the economy's evolution over time and highlights the implications of the past trajectory and decisions for current challenges and opportunities. The opening section covers the country's economic history, beginning with the colonial economy, through import-substitution, to the era of neoliberalism. Second,

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  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 11 February 2022
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In this timely book, Benjamin J. Cohen identifies and analyses a range of critical pathologies currently afflicting the field of international political economy (IPE) and offers remedies to restore the field’s vitality. The book addresses the purpose of IPE as a field of study, highlighting the key questions posed by scholars since the modern field’s inception, and explores how research seeks to engage with politics in practice.

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  • Author : Dr. V.V.L.N. Sastry
  • Publisher : Idea Publishing
  • Release : 06 April 2020
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India is the second most populous country in the world. India’s economy is characterized by marginalization and exclusion due to social inequalities. Low rates of female participation in the labor force has also hampered the growth of the Indian economy. The majority of businesses in India are small-scale enterprises (SSEs). It does not have adequate skilled workers given that its system of offering vocational training is not tailor-made to address the specific needs of the informal or casual labor

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  • Publisher : University of California Press
  • Release : 28 May 2021
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This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1963.

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 19 September 2018
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  • Author : Leslie Bethell
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 26 May 1989
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Political Crises, Social Conflict and Economic Development

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  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 01 January 2005
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Political Crises, Social Conflict and Economic Development is a rare attempt to undertake comparative political economy analysis of the Andean region and thus represents a welcome contribution. . . It is clearly written and will engage scholars interested in Latin America from a wide range of disciplines. Jonathan di John, Journal of Agrarian Change This collection of essays on the political economy of the Andean region goes to the heart of the struggle these smaller economies face in completing crucial reforms and

The Economic Development of Latin America in the Twentieth Century

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  • Author : André A. Hofman
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Pub
  • Release : 02 July 2022
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Hofman, a researcher with the Chile-based Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, uses growth accounting methods and previously unavailable long-term series data to assess the economic performance of the region during the century from a comparative and historical perspective. In particular he compares Latin American economies to those of advanced capitalist economies, to newly industrialized economies, and to Spain and Portugal because of the historical ties. He looks at the reasons for the poor or negative growth during

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  • Author : Werner Baer,Joseph LeRoy Love
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 27 November 2000
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The essays in this volume describe, analyse and compare the achievements and the failures of societies that adopted market-based economies within a democratic polity after a long period of communist rule (Russia and Eastern Europe) or military authoritarianism (Latin America). Together, they also trace the rocky course of liberal economic policies over the whole twentieth century.

International Capital Flows

International Capital Flows
  • Author : Martin Feldstein
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 01 December 2007
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Recent changes in technology, along with the opening up of many regions previously closed to investment, have led to explosive growth in the international movement of capital. Flows from foreign direct investment and debt and equity financing can bring countries substantial gains by augmenting local savings and by improving technology and incentives. Investing companies acquire market access, lower cost inputs, and opportunities for profitable introductions of production methods in the countries where they invest. But, as was underscored recently by

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  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release : 28 June 2022
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Revolutionary account of the transformative potential of the knowledge economy Adam Smith and Karl Marx recognized that the best way to understand the economy is to study the most advanced practice of production. Today that practice is no longer conventional manufacturing: it is the radically innovative vanguard known as the knowledge economy. In every part of the production system it remains a fringe excluding the vast majority of workers and businesses. This book explores the hidden nature of the knowledge