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Title Paying the costs of austerity in Latin America / edited by Howard Handelman and Werner Baer.
Imprint New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2019.


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Description 1 online resource
Series Westview special studies on Latin America and the Caribbean
Westview special studies on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Note Originally published 1989 by Westview Press.
Includes index.
Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Bio/Hist Note Howard Handelman, Werner Baer
Note On-line resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 18, 2019)
Subject Latin America -- Economic policy.
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-
Debts, External -- Latin America.
Latin America.
Since 1980
Contents Introduction : the econommic and political costs of austerity / Howard Handelman and Werner Baer -- Austerity under different political regimes : the case of Brazil / Werner Baer, Dan Biller, and Curtis T. McDonald -- Austerity under authoritarianism : the neoconservative revolution in Chile / René Cortázar -- What difference does regime type make? : economic austerity programs in Argentina / Edward C. Epstein -- Austerity programs under conditions of political instability and economic depression : the case of Bolivia / Kenneth P. Jameson -- Austerity, external debt, and capital formation in Peru / Paul Beckerman -- The social and economic consequences of the national austerity program in Mexico / Miguel D. Ramírez.
Austerity policies in Ecuador : Christian democratic and social Christian versions of the gospel / David W. Schodt -- Venezuela : austerity and the working class in a democratic regime / Jennifer L. McCoy -- The costs of austerity in Nicaragua : the worker-peasant alliance (1979-1987) / David F. Ruccio.
Summary This book examines a number of the nations--Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Venezuela--in which the declines were far greater, ranging from -11.9 percent in Mexico to -27.0 percent in Bolivia.
Other Author Handelman, Howard, 1943- editor.
Baer, Werner, 1931-2016, editor.