Studies in the History of Latin American Economic Thought
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This is the first study of the development of economic thought in Latin America. It traces the development of economic ideas during five centuries and across the whole continent. It addresses a wide range of approaches to economic issues including: * the scholastic tradition in Latin American economies * the quantity theory of money * cameralism * human captal theory.show more

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 17.53mm | 453g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138866164
  • 9781138866164

About Oreste Popescu

Oreste Popescu was born in Romania in 1913. He has held a number of academic posts, including technical consultancies on various UN/UNDP programmes, and has published more than 100 papers in addition to several books. He currently teaches at the Argentine Catholic University of Buenos Aires and directs the Institute of History of Latin American Economic Thought.show more

Table of contents

Acknowledgements; Contents; Introduction: A Historiography of Hispanic Economic Thought; Indian Economics; Juan de Matienzo and Tomas de Mercado; Scholastic Economics; Quantity Theory of Money; Indoamerican Development Doctrines; Cameralism; Jose Cardiel; Colombian Economic Development; The Economic Development of Argentina in the thinking of Manuel Belgrano; The Treatise of Diego Padilla; Esteban Echeverria; A Treatise on Political Economy in 1823; The Lopez - Pellegrini School; Human Capital in Bolivia; Silvio Gesell; Raul Prebisch; Notes; Bibliographyshow more