Development and Growth in the Mexican Economy

Development and Growth in the Mexican Economy : An Historical Perspective

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This book provides an overview of Mexico's economic development since Independence identifying its binding constraints in different periods and the ways in which they have been tried to be removed by economic policies. It gives special attention to developments since 1940 and presents a re-evaluation, critical of the dominant trend in the economic literature, of Mexico's development policies during the State-led industrialization period from 1940 to 1982 and during the more recent market reform more

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  • Hardback | 324 pages
  • 158 x 236 x 24mm | 598.74g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 37 black and white line illustrations
  • 019537116X
  • 9780195371161
  • 1,693,931

About Juan Carlos Moreno-Brid

Juan Carlos Moreno-Brid is an economist at ECLAC-UN, specializing in development and economic growth of Mexico and Latin America. He has published articles in academic journals such as World Development, Development and Change, CEPAL-Review, Metroeconomica, Investigacion Economica, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, International Review of Applied Economics, Harvard Review of Latin America, International Journal of Political Economy, Nueva Sociedad, Revista Mexicana de Sociologia, Economia Mexicana. He is a member of the Refereeing Board of El Trimestre Economico and EconomiaUNAM. Jaime Ros is professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame and fellow of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. He specializes in development economics with special reference to Mexico and Latin America. His most recent book is Development Theory and the Economics of Growth. His articles have appeared in the Cambridge Journal of Economics, World Development, Journal of Development Studies, The Manchester School of Economic and Social Studies, El Trimestre Economico, Desarrollo Economico and other scholarly journals and edited more

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This book proposes an interpretation of Mexican economic history over the past two centuries based on a simple but strong institutional thesis: growth has been fast when there has been a 'developmental consensus' but has slowed down otherwise. It is a must-read for Mexican and Latin American specialists but particularly for institutional economists. Jose Antonio Ocampo, Professor, Columbia University, and former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbeanshow more

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