The Political Economy of Reform in Latin America

University of California at Los Angeles Working Papers No. 784

47 Pages Posted: 8 Oct 1999

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Deepak Lal

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics; University College London

Date Written: June 1998

Abstract

This paper outlines the elements of the colonial heritage which led to divergences in both economics and politics between North and Latin America; the inflence of natural resource abundance on the politics and economics of the region and the reasons for the continent wide reforms and the likelihood of their being sustained.

JEL Classification: P16, O54

Suggested Citation

Lal, Deepak K., The Political Economy of Reform in Latin America (June 1998). University of California at Los Angeles Working Papers No. 784, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=185632 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.185632

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