International Economic Development: Latin America

This presentation will explore the current situation in Latin America and discuss the obstacles to development and a number of conditions required for prosperity in the region.


Recommended Readings

Acemoglu, Daron, and James A Robinson (2012). Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty. New York: Crown.

Fukuyama, Francis (ed.), Falling Behind: Explaining the Development Gap Between Latin America and the United States. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008

KRAUZE, Enrique. Decálogo del populismo ibero-americano. El País (website). 2005, 14 de outubro:

Reid, Michael (2007). Forgotten Continent: The Battle for Latin America’s Soul. New Haven and London: Yale University Press

Grudem, Wayne and Asmus, Barry (2013). The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solution. Crossway Press

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