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Modern political economy and Latin America [electronic resource] : theory and policy / edited by Jeffry Frieden, Manuel Pastor Jr. and Michael Tomz.

Contributor(s): Frieden, Jeffry A | Pastor, Manuel, 1956- | Tomz, Michael.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xix, 348 p.).ISBN: 9781429490948 (electronic bk.); 1429490942 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Latin America -- Economic policy | Latin America -- Economic conditions | Am�erique latine -- Politique �economique | Am�erique latine -- Conditions �economiques | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Economic Conditions | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Comparative | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic Conditions | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic History | Economische politiekGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Modern political economy and Latin America.DDC classification: 330.98 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Part I. Theoretical perspectives. Section I. Contending perspectives on market failure and government failure. The origins of structuralism / H.W. Arndt -- Government failures in development / Anne 0. Krueger -- What Washington means by policy reform / John Williamson -- How can states foster markets? / Brian Levy -- Improving the state's institutional capability / Sanjay Pradhan. Section II. Explanations of government policy. The method of analysis : modern political economy / Jeffry A. Frieden -- Political models of macroeconomic policy and fiscal reforms / Alberto Mesina -- Understanding economic policy reform / Dani Rodrik -- What do we know about the political economy of economic policy reform? / Stephan Haggard and Steven B. Webb -- Uses and limitations of public choice / Barbara Geddes -- Part II. Applications. Section III. The political economy of growth since independence. Obstacles to economic growth in nineteenth-century Mexico / John H. Coatsworth -- Economic retardation in nineteenth-century Brazil / Nathaniel H. Leff -- Factor endowments, institutions, and differential paths of growth among new world economies / Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff -- Latin American manufacturing and the First World War / Rory Miller -- Latin America in the 1930s / Carlos F. Diaz Alejandro. Section IV. Foreign trade and industrial policy. Import substitution industrialization / Eliana Cardoso and Ann Helwege -- Was Latin America too rich to prosper? / James F. Mahon -- The case for trade liberalization in developing countries / Rudiger Dornbusch -- The origins of Mexico's free trade policy / Manuel Pastor and Carol Wise -- The political economy of MERCOSUR / Luigi Manzetti. Section V. Foreign capital and the macroeconomy. Forms of external capital and economic development in Latin America : 1820-1997 / Werner Baer and Kent Hargis -- External debt and macroeconomic performance in Latin America and East Asia / Jeffrey D. Sachs -- Inflows of capital to developing countries in the 1990s / Guillermo A. Calvo, Leonardo Leiderman, and Carmen M. Reinhart -- Foreign direct investment in developing countries : progress and problems / Joel Bergsman and Xiaofang Shen -- The political economy of foreign direct investment in Latin America / Stephan Haggard. Section VI. Political institutions and economic policy. Challenging the conventional wisdom / Barbara Geddes -- Democratic institutions, economic policy, and development / Stephan Haggard -- A game theoretic model of reform in Latin American democracies / Barbara Geddes -- International capital flows and the politics of central bank independence / Sylvia Maxfield -- Preemptive strike : central bank reform in Chile's transition from authoritarian rule / Delia M. Boylan. Section VII. Social and environmental issues. Facing up to inequality in Latin America / Interamerican Development Bank -- Income distribution, capital accumulation, and growth / UNCTAD -- Public finance from a gender perspective / Ingrid Palmer -- The political economy of environmental policy reform in Latin America / David Kaimowitz -- National factor markets and the macroeconomic context for environmental destruction in the Brazilian Amazon / Steven C. Kyle and Aercio S. Cunha.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-332) and index.

Part I. Theoretical perspectives. Section I. Contending perspectives on market failure and government failure. The origins of structuralism / H.W. Arndt -- Government failures in development / Anne 0. Krueger -- What Washington means by policy reform / John Williamson -- How can states foster markets? / Brian Levy -- Improving the state's institutional capability / Sanjay Pradhan. Section II. Explanations of government policy. The method of analysis : modern political economy / Jeffry A. Frieden -- Political models of macroeconomic policy and fiscal reforms / Alberto Mesina -- Understanding economic policy reform / Dani Rodrik -- What do we know about the political economy of economic policy reform? / Stephan Haggard and Steven B. Webb -- Uses and limitations of public choice / Barbara Geddes -- Part II. Applications. Section III. The political economy of growth since independence. Obstacles to economic growth in nineteenth-century Mexico / John H. Coatsworth -- Economic retardation in nineteenth-century Brazil / Nathaniel H. Leff -- Factor endowments, institutions, and differential paths of growth among new world economies / Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff -- Latin American manufacturing and the First World War / Rory Miller -- Latin America in the 1930s / Carlos F. Diaz Alejandro. Section IV. Foreign trade and industrial policy. Import substitution industrialization / Eliana Cardoso and Ann Helwege -- Was Latin America too rich to prosper? / James F. Mahon -- The case for trade liberalization in developing countries / Rudiger Dornbusch -- The origins of Mexico's free trade policy / Manuel Pastor and Carol Wise -- The political economy of MERCOSUR / Luigi Manzetti. Section V. Foreign capital and the macroeconomy. Forms of external capital and economic development in Latin America : 1820-1997 / Werner Baer and Kent Hargis -- External debt and macroeconomic performance in Latin America and East Asia / Jeffrey D. Sachs -- Inflows of capital to developing countries in the 1990s / Guillermo A. Calvo, Leonardo Leiderman, and Carmen M. Reinhart -- Foreign direct investment in developing countries : progress and problems / Joel Bergsman and Xiaofang Shen -- The political economy of foreign direct investment in Latin America / Stephan Haggard. Section VI. Political institutions and economic policy. Challenging the conventional wisdom / Barbara Geddes -- Democratic institutions, economic policy, and development / Stephan Haggard -- A game theoretic model of reform in Latin American democracies / Barbara Geddes -- International capital flows and the politics of central bank independence / Sylvia Maxfield -- Preemptive strike : central bank reform in Chile's transition from authoritarian rule / Delia M. Boylan. Section VII. Social and environmental issues. Facing up to inequality in Latin America / Interamerican Development Bank -- Income distribution, capital accumulation, and growth / UNCTAD -- Public finance from a gender perspective / Ingrid Palmer -- The political economy of environmental policy reform in Latin America / David Kaimowitz -- National factor markets and the macroeconomic context for environmental destruction in the Brazilian Amazon / Steven C. Kyle and Aercio S. Cunha.

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