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The economies of Argentina and Brazil : a comparative perspective / edited by Werner Baer, David Fleischer ; with the assistance of Lawrence De Geest.

Publication:
Cheltenham UK ; Northampton MA : Edward Elgar, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 487 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Argentina -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
Brazil -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
Industrialization -- Argentina.
Industrialization -- Brazil.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Argentina.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Brazil.
Contents:
Part I: Industrialization. Industrial development in Argentina / Bernardo Kosacoff
A bird's eye view of Brazilian industrialization / André Villela
Comments on part I / Joseph L. Love
Part II: Agriculture. The agricultural sector in Argentina / César Gappa and Andrés Gallo
The evolution of Brazilian agriculture from 1987 to 2009 / Carlos José Caetano Bacha
Comments on part II / Andrew W. Horowitz
Part III: The service sector : formal and informal. General facts about the service sector in Argentina / Ricardo Bebczuk
Size and importance of tertiary activities in Brazil / Carlos R. Azzoni and Joaquim J.M. Guilhoto
Comments on part III / Edmund Amann
Part IV: Income distribution. Anatomy of distributive changes in Argentina / Walter Sosa-Escudero and Sergio Petralia
The evolution of income distribution in Brazil / Rodolfo Hoffmann
Comments on part IV / Adolfo Figueroa
Part V: The state and the privatization experience. Argentina's gas and electricity reform / Esteban Manuel Greco, Diego Petrecolla and Carlos Adrián Romero
Two decades of privatization in Brazil / Armando Castelar Pinheiro
Comments on part V / Werner Baer
Part VI: Regional development. Regional development, regional disparities and public policies in Argentina : a long-run view / Alberto Porto and Atilio Elizagaray
The regional question in Brazil : nature, causes and policies / Alexandre Rands Barros
Comments on part VI / Geoffrey J.D. Hewings
Part VII: Inflation and stabilization policies. Inflation and macroeconomic policies in post-convertibility Argentina / Daniel Heymann, Adrián Ramos and Horacio Aguirre
Inflation and stabilization in Brazil / Manuel A.R. da Fonseca
Comments on part VII / Daniel G. Arce M.
Part VIII: Foreign trade and investment : past and present. Trade and foreign investment in Argentina : from the agro-export model to the present / Andrés López
Foreign trade and foreign investments : the Brazilian experience in the last two decades / Simão Davi Silber
Comments on part VIII / Donald N. Coes.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Baer, Werner, 1931-
Fleischer, David V.
Geest, Lawrence de.
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
1849809968
9781849809962 (hbk.)
OCLC:
751791744
Publisher Number:
99949491726
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