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Unformatted text preview: LAS 333 – February 28, 2007 Economic Development How should we explain it?- Economic Structure? o Position of La in the world economy o Comparative advantages in primary products o Late development- Ideas and Ideology? o Political culture o Economic strategy: ISI, neoliberalism, etc. Two Qs: what causes development and what are the political consequences? ISI and Authoritarianism- Earlier explanations for democratic breakdowns in LA o Political culture/ “tradition” o Poorly designed institutions o US intervention/fear of communism o Modernization- What ISI does o State intervention in the economy o Creation of winners and losers o Winners are: Concentrated Dependent on state policy- Links to Authoritarianism o Deepening/ backward linkages o Uneven expansion of consumption; inequality o Interest group analogue – concentrated winners - Fall of ISI and return to democracy?- Look at when military governments ended: o Chile 1970-1989 o Argentina 1976-1983 o Brazil 1964-1985 o...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course LAS 333 taught by Professor Dontremember during the Fall '08 term at Syracuse.
- Fall '08