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The Latin American development debate

neostructuralism, neomonetarism, and adjustment processes

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Latin America -- Economic conditions -- 1982-,
    • Latin America -- Economic policy

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Patricio Meller.
      SeriesSeries in political economy and economic development in Latin America
      ContributionsMeller, Patricio.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC125 .L3479 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 220 p. :
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1884841M
      ISBN 100813379717
      LC Control Number90045811

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