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Fiscal policy for industrialization and development in Latin America

Fiscal policy for industrialization and development in Latin America

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Published by University Presses of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Proceedings of the 21st Annual Latin American Conference, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida [1971].

Statemented. by David T. Geithman.
ContributionsGeithman, David T., University of Florida. Center for Latin American Studies., Latin American Conference, (21st : 1971 : Gainsville)
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Open LibraryOL14606067M

6 hours ago  Soon afterwards John left Birkbeck and joined Liz in Lima, collecting data that would form the basis of his book The Limits to Capitalist Development: The Industrialization of Peru,   Fiscal centralization was more extreme in Mexico than in most other places in the world, but the challenges and problems tackled by Mexican politicians were not unique. The book thus analyzes fiscal centralization and the origins of intergovernmental financial transfers in the other Latin American federal regimes, Argentina, Brazil, and Venezuela.

(): “Industrialization in Latin America was fact before it was policy, and policy before it was theory” (p. ). Th e idea of industrialization emerged from th e facts to the point that it was adopted in Latin America at a time when—with a few exceptions such as Mexico—the interests of commodity exporters continued to be dominant.   Latin America and the Caribbean spends four times more on the elderly than its younger cohorts. If current pension and health expenditure regimes are kept in place, their share in the budget could jump form 35% today to as much as 78% by , putting fiscal sustainability at risk and starving other priorities such as developing the job skills.

development in Latin America. Victor Bulmer-Thomas is Honorary Professor, Institute of the Americas, University College London, and Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of London. He is the author of The Economic History of the Caribbean since the Napoleonic Wars () and many other books on Latin America. FISCAL POLICY IN LATIN AMERICA – TECHNICAL APPENDIX 2 INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND I. DISCRETIONARY STIMULUS PLANS Table A1. Fiscal Policy Actions during the Global Financial Crisis Brazil –11 Chile Colombia –10 .


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Fiscal policy for industrialization and development in Latin America Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Fiscal policy for industrialization and development in Latin America. [David T Geithman; University of Florida. Center for Latin American Studies.;] -- Proceedings of the 21st annual Latin American conference, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida, February The central theme was to analyse and evaluate the interaction among.

Focusing on current issues, this chapter discusses four topics that distinguish Latin America from other regions, and discusses the most compelling explanations provided in the analytical literature, starting with the broad topic of fiscal state capacity in Latin America.

The second topic is the well-documented pro-cyclical nature of fiscal policy in Latin by: 3. Fiscal Policy in Latin America * 13 in sharp contrast to the industrial economies, fiscal policy has been procyclical, and particularly so in recessions, casting doubt on the appli- cability of the Barro () tax-smoothing hypothesis for Latin America.

We then turn to an analysis of the relationship between fiscal policy and. Fiscal Policy for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean The LAC Fiscal Initiative The OECD’s Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Initiative fosters policy dialogue and peer review in the LAC region.

It covers fiscal, investment, public governance and innovation policies. This document. Development Macroeconomics in Latin America and Mexico brings the attention of academics, practitioners, and policy makers to the neglected macroeconomic factors that can account for both the unsatisfactory average growth performance of Latin American and the diversity around this : Palgrave Macmillan US.

The Monetary and Fiscal History of Latin America The goal of this project is to better understand the causes of economic stagnation and decline in Latin America. The papers use a common conceptual framework and a comparable data set to narrate the economic histories of 11 Latin. Why has no country in Latin America reached living standards like those enjoyed by other countries.

In a new book, The Economics of Contemporary Latin America, Beatriz Armendáriz and Felipe Larraín analyze the historical roots of Latin America’s economic and social development dating back to the colonial times.

We talked to Felipe Larraín, Professor of Economics at the Catholic. This brief article seeks to introduce the reader to this special number on industrialization in contemporary Latin America.

It does so considering three issues. First, the importance of industrialization in sustaining high rates of economic growth leading to high levels of income per capita.

Second, the long-standing debate in global historiography regarding the successes and failures of. In this sense, as market failure returns, and the state is (again) called upon to respond, the debate on industrial policy has come full circle.

Latin America´s history of industrialization in the twentieth century is best synthesised by Love: “fact before policy, and policy before theory” (, ).

Nora Lustig and Jorge Mariscal () "Mitigating the impact of Covid in Latin America: Time to be bold", Organisation for Economic Coordination and Development, Development Mattes, May Fiscal Policy, Stabilization, and Growth explores the conduct of fiscal policy in Latin America and its consequences for macroeconomic stability and long-term growth.

In particular, the book highlights the procyclical and anti-investment biases embedded in the region's fiscal policies, explores their causes and macroeconomic consequences, and.

"The poor growth performance of Latin America in the post-market reforms era is one of the central facts - and, in a sense, paradoxes - that development economics must explain.

This is particularly so of Mexico, a great performer in and a major reformer but. Industrialization also led to improvement of the public welfare (Hyunwoo, ).

Industrialization in Brazil led to development of urbanization (Gutberlet, ). This was due to development of auxiliary services around the physical locations of the industries, which eventually led to development of urban areas in these areas.

In Latin America, poli-cies were indeed “inward looking,” which made the continent vulnerable to external shocks. Industrialization was what it was rather than what the ECLAC wanted it to be. The chapter on industrialization discards another widely accepted cause of the debt crisis: un-sound fiscal policy and inflation.

The industrialization pattern followed imposes dominant characteristics on economic and social d e v e l o p m e n t, and highly differentiated and important alternative options are outlined against these problems. Latin America, more so than o t h e r T h i r d World a r e a s, has accumulated a certain experience in industrial development.

Diaz-Bonilla, E., De Salvo, C.P. and Egas, J., Fiscal policies in agriculture and producer support estimates in Latin America and the Caribbean.

- Food, agriculture and rural development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Santiago, Document No 8. FAO. 24 p. Licence: CC BY-NC-SA IGO. Import substitution in Latin America: the story of policy failure We begin with a brief historical overview of the implementation of ISI in Latin America.

From the late 19 th century to the mid th century, Latin American development was consistent with the neoclassical ideas of comparative advantage and free trade.

Fiscal policy has been mentioned as a key driver of the resilience that many large Latin American countries have seen during the global financial crisis. Mauricio Cárdenas and José Tessada. In much of the developing world, fiscal policy has expanded in good times and tightened in bad times, reinforcing output fluctuations.

Many places in Latin America. Import substitution industrialization (ISI) is a trade and economic policy which advocates replacing foreign imports with domestic production.

ISI is based on the premise that a country should attempt to reduce its foreign dependency through the local production of industrialized products. The term primarily refers to 20th-century development economics policies, although it has been advocated.

This is the first book to compare the distinctive welfare states of Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe. Stephan Haggard and Robert Kaufman trace the historical origins of social policy in these regions to crucial political changes in the mid-twentieth century, and show how the legacies of these early choices are influencing welfare reform following democratization and globalization.Fiscal policy in Latin America has been understudied, in part because of inadequate data.

This paper utilizes a new, comprehensive database on fiscal outcomes in 13 major Latin American economies which covers central government, local government, and nonfinancial public enterprises at a reasonably detailed level of aggregation.

Armed with this database, we lay out some basic facts about fiscal.Industrialization in Latin America: Successes and Failures Werner Baer This paper examines Latin America's development strategy based on import substitution industrialization (ISI). I shall review its implementation; its im-pact on growth, employment, and income distribution; and the role it im-plied for multinationals and the state.