1 edition of Latin American and the Caribbean in the World Economy 1999-2000 found in the catalog.
Latin American and the Caribbean in the World Economy 1999-2000
by United Nations Publications
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||333|
Latest research from the World Bank on development in Latin America and Caribbean, including reports, studies, publications, working papers and articles. Learn how the World Bank Group is helping countries with COVID (coronavirus). Latin American dependency theory is a strand of political-economic thought that developed out of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) shortly after World War II. Dependency theorists sought to explain persistent levels of under-development in Latin America by situating national economies within their global economic context.
Latin America and the World Economy since edited by John H. Coatsworth and Alan M. Taylor marks a watershed in the research agenda. It is important for several reasons. First, as the editors argue, because it demonstrates that a coming methodology has achieved a critical mass. Data and research on health including biotechnology, cancer, health care, health spending, health insurance, fitness, dementia, disability, obesity, smoking, genetics and mortality., Health at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean presents key indicators on health and health systems in 33 Latin America and the Caribbean countries. This first Health at a Glance publication to cover the.
The book, which targets college students, scholars, policy makers and others in the Caribbean and beyond, provides an intellectually stimulating political economy perspective that offers a sound alternative to the cultural/literary turn in Caribbean studies in an updated manner for the 21st century. Latin America and the Caribbean in the world economy (CD-ROM) (DLC) (OCoLC) Online version: Latin America and the Caribbean in the world economy (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Journal / Magazine / Newspaper, Internet Resource.
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The edition of Latin America and the Caribbean in the world economy is divided into three parts. The first part concerns trade and regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean while the second is devoted to Latin American trade policy, particularly export promotion policy.
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Latin America as a region has multiple nation-states, with varying levels of economic complexity. The Latin American economy is an export-based economy consisting of individual countries in the geographical regions of North America, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
The socioeconomic patterns of what is now called Latin America were set in the colonial. Print book: International government publication: English: ed., 1st ed: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.
Subjects: Latin America -- Foreign economic relations. Caribbean Area -- Foreign economic relations. Latin America -- Economic conditions -- View all. After several years of slow growth, the Latin American and the Caribbean economy is facing a new setback because of the COVID pandemic.
The World Bank is working with member countries to accelerate support for the pandemic and other development priorities in the region. Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Romance languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, and French are predominantly spoken.
However, it is often used as a synonym for Ibero-America or Hispanic America in categorizing the New World, thus excluding Latin-language speaking territories such as term is recent in origin and comes from the. ATLANTA — Georgia State economist Alberto Chong has co-edited a new book with Mónica Yañez-Pagans, a senior economist at the World Bank, that explores Latin America and the Caribbean’s dramatic expansion of modern technologies and modes of communication over the past couple of decades.
Information Technologies in Latin America, published earlier this year by Anthem. It is an absolutely essential text for courses on Inter-American relations and the foreign affairs of the Third World., Mora and Hey's book raises some critical questions about the extent to which Latin American republics might expect to exercise autonomy in their foreign relations in the early twenty-first century, or if the complementary.
Dependency theory is the notion that resources flow from a "periphery" of poor and underdeveloped states to a "core" of wealthy states, enriching the latter at the expense of the is a central contention of dependency theory that poor states are impoverished and rich ones enriched by the way poor states are integrated into the "world system".
The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With o members, over 60% of whom reside outside the United States, LASA is the one association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe.
This manual has been designed and written with the purpose of introducing key concepts and areas of debate around the "creative economy", a valuable development opportunity that Latin America, the Caribbean and the world at large cannot afford to miss. The creative economy, which we call the "Orange Economy" in this book (you'll see why), encompasses the immense wealth of talent.
Updated and revised with many new detailed maps and photographs, Latin America and the Carribbean: A Systematic and Regional Survey, 7th Edition enables geographers to explore the changes and major issues facing this dynamic region today.
The historical material has been streamlined in order to focus on contemporary issues. A new chapter was written to focus on Brazil and the Amazonia region. The book explores why Latin America and the Caribbean lag behind other parts of the world in terms of growth, economic development, and productivity.
Despite covering both regions, the discussion primarily references Latin American countries. The low-lying Bahamian islands are found to the north of Cuba and Hispaniola.
Additionally the eastern coasts of some South American countries (Venezuela, Guyana, Belize and Surinam) are considered to be part of the Caribbean Cultural area. In general the climate and vegetation are tropical, but can range from rain forest to semi-arid. This collection is a sober assessment of the state of regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean.
It studies the question from four perspectives: economic, institutional, political. in economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean. It is sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, and the World Bank, and represents the highest quality in each institution’s research and activity output.
Titles. Gale World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean is an innovative resource for regional studies, combining primary and secondary sources to meet the needs and workflows of students and researchers.
It gathers together instructive learning content with high-value, rare research material, giving regional studies an exciting perspective. We propose an original definition of the middle class, tailor-made for Latin America, centered on the concept of economic security and thus a low probability of falling into poverty.
Given our definition of the middle class, there are four, not three, classes in Latin America. Founded inthe Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CJLACS) publishes distinguished research and debates on Latin America and the CJLACS makes an important contribution to furthering knowledge about these regions in Canada and around the world.
It offers scholars, graduate students, and independent researchers a Canadian venue for publishing. The original purpose of this book is unchanged: It continues to provide a topically current and analytically integrated survey of the region's role in the world.
Still organized around the idea of Latin America and the Caribbean as a separate subsystem within the global international system, the discussion gives special emphasis to complex.
Latin America is a region of the Americas consisting of countries where the people speak Romance languages (languages that came from Vulgar Latin). People do not completely agree as to which countries are in Latin America, but in most cases, it is made up of the parts where Spanish and Portuguese are spoken.
This includes most of South America and Central America (sometimes also the Caribbean.The Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) is an international association of economists with common research interests in Latin was founded in Julyto encourage professional interaction and foster increased dialogue among researchers and practitioners whose work focuses on the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean.GDP declines relative to pre-crisis baseline scenarios of up to 19 percent.
The study is also included in the new book from the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) Latin America and the Caribbean will suffer an unprecedented economic shock from a sharp downturn in tourism, according to a new paper by the Inter-American Development Bank.