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Pol EconInteg Latn Amer

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Pol EconInteg Latn Amer ITRN 767

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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mariam Huel IV on Monday September 28, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to ITRN 767 at George Mason University taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 16 views. For similar materials see /class/215248/itrn-767-george-mason-university in International Commerce &Policy at George Mason University.

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Date Created: 09/28/15
ITRN 767 Political Economy and Economic Integration in Latin America Study Guide Revised 1 December 2005 Introduction Elements of the Washington consensus History and Overview Institutional economics and path dependence Colonial histories in very rough outline including mercantilism Colonial legacies e g dutch disease latifundiominifundio duality primary exports Franko39s quotfive issuesquot external balance credibility of reform distribution environmental sustainability role of state BulmerThomas39 quotthree ideasquot commodity lottery mechanics of exportled growth the economic policy environment Import Substitution Industrialization Graphical supply and demand interpretation of ISI argument Schools of thought dependency theory structuralism ECLA CEPAL Rationale of ISI eg declining terms of trade infant industry considerations learning The nominal exchange rate ISI policy quottoolboxquot Consequences of ISI policies positive and negative BulmerThomas chapter differences between the LA6 and the LA14 income distribution ISI and regional integration Reasons why ISI did not succeed in the long run eg import intensivity debt competitiveness Debt and Stabilization Open economy accounts fundamental accounting equation The debt trap Monetariststructuralist debate eg CardosoHelwedge table quotmiddle groundquot Macroeconomic balance equation Domestic Investment 7 Domestic Savings Foreign Savings Trade Deficit The Trilemma or Impossible Trinity Change in international environment that set off crisis 197982 IMF policy package and the quotWashington consensusquot Baker 1985 and Brady 1989 Plans Bolivian monetarism Heterodoxy in Brazil Austral and convertability plans in Argentina Mexican stabilization including El Pacto Stabilizationinduced poverty RojasSuarez chapter roles of managed oating and in ation targetting The State Order of economic liberalization The concepts of quotfiscal inadequacy and public goods Rodrik s positive correlation and the size of Latin American state Three theoretical approaches new political economy neoliberal new institutionalism neostructuralism Means of increasing tax revenue including VAT IVA Privatization valuation ownership competition corruption banking and prudential regulation Artana et al chapter role of countercyclical scal policy The quotNew Opennessquot Exchange rate determination and capital ows Portfolio vs direct investment in Latin America Costs and bene ts of FDI Capital ight Mexican peso crisis Trade liberalization and currency overvaluation Primary product exports in the contemporary era quotOpen regionalismquot EPZs and maquilas Labor relations Unemployment and the informal sector Technology and labor productivity Infrastructure Bouzas and Keifman chapter openness employment and inequality NAFTA Trade creation vs trade diversion Hufbauer and Schott Basic sectoral features agriculture autos textiles and clothing energy nancial services transportation telecoms Ramirez reading Role of FDI maquilas and maize markets Role of rules of origin Employment implications Investment and intellectual property MercosurFTANCAFTA Notion of new regionalism or open regionalism World Bank chapter on CAFTA Limitations to trade liberalization in Central America Basic provisions Protecting the rural poor Complementary policies Mercosur history and structure Leipziger et al reading Mercosur institutional weaknesses SalazarXirinachs and Tavares du Araujo Obstacles to FTAA integration exchange ratescurrencies scal imbalances technological obsolescence Negotiating groups Rural Development Lewis model 181 and rural neglect Importance of rural nonfarm sector Latifundia legacies rural dualism Land reform and property rights Nontraditional agricultural exports Supporting policies credit technical assistance roads services World Bank chapter Notion of rurality Rural public goods


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