The Global Economic Crisis in Latin America

The Global Economic Crisis in Latin America : Impacts and Responses

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When the 2008 housing market bubble burst in the United States, a financial crisis rippled from the epi-center in the United States across borders into economies both near and far, causing persistent social and economic detriment in many countries. The Global Economic Crisis in Latin America: Impacts and Responses is an examination of the impacts and responses in the diverse Latin American region through the lens of three countries: Mexico, Brazil, and more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 340.19g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 24 black & white illustrations, 33 black & white tables, 24 black & white line drawings
  • 1138808482
  • 9781138808485

About Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen is Professor of International Affairs and Director of the International Affairs Program at the New School University, more

Table of contents

1. Introduction Michael Cohen, Mitch Cook and Tanushree Dutta Isaacman Part 1: Setting the Global Context 2. How Has Latin America Fared During the Global Financial Crisis? Jose Antonio Ocampo 3. The Global Economic Crisis: What does it mean for the Developming World? Deepak Nayyar Part 2: Argentina, Brazi, and Mexico 4. Argentina and the International Economic Crisis: Unconventional Resilience 5. The Mexican Economy and the International Financial Crisis Juan Carolox, Moreno-Brid and Ramon Padilla-Perz 5. Brazilian Economic Policy and the 200-2009 Crisis Nelson Barbosa 6. The Mexican Economy and the International Financial Crisis Juan Carolos Moreno-Brid and Ramon Padilla-Perez Part 3: Cross-Cutting Issues 7. Global Recession and the Informal Economy: Evidence from Latin America and Beyond Martha Alter Chen 8. The City in the Global Crisis: Understanding Impacts and Strengthening the Performance of Stimulus Packages Michael Cohen 9. Municipal Finance and State Performance in the Crisis: The Experience of Brazil and Mexico Mitchell Cook 10. Conclusion, A Criticial Juncturre: Expermentation & Recovery Michael Cohen, Tamushree Dutta Isaacman and Mitchell Cookshow more