Ideas in the History of Economic Development: The Case of Peripheral Countries

1st Edition

Estrella Trincado, Andrés Lazzarini, Denis Melnik

Routledge
Published August 8, 2019
Reference - 296 Pages - 24 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367220549 - CAT# K421257
Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

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Summary

This edited volume examines the relationship between economic ideas, economic policies and development institutions, analysing the cases of 11 peripheral countries in Europe, Latin America and Asia across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

It sheds light on the obstacles that have prevented the sustained economic growth of these countries and examines the origins of national and regional approaches to development. The chapters present a fascinating insight into the ideas and visions in the different locations, with the overarching categories of economic nationalism and economic liberalism and how they have influenced development outcomes.

This book will be valuable reading for advanced students and researchers of development economics, the history of economic thought and economic history.

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