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Venezuela before Châavez : anatomy of an economic collapse

Author: Ricardo Hausmann; Francisco Rodríguez
Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of essays that explore the collapse of economic growth in Venezuela since the 1970s. Essays discuss the relevance of public investment, labor markets, fiscal policy, institutions, politics, and values"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ricardo Hausmann; Francisco Rodríguez
ISBN: 9780271056319 0271056312 0271056320 9780271056326
OCLC Number: 841515624
Description: xii, 468 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Why did Venezuelan growth collapse? / Ricardo Hausmann and Francisco Rodríguez --
Venezuela after a century of oil exploration / Osmel Manzano --
Public investment and productivity growth in the Venezuelan manufacturing industry / José Pineda and Francisco Rodríguez --
The incidence of labor market reforms on employment in the Venezueland manufacturing sector, 1995-2001 / Omar Bello and Adriana Bermúdez --
Understanding economic growth in Venezuela, 1970-2005 : the real effects of a financial collapse / Matías Braun --
Much higher schooling, much lower wages : human capital and economic collapse in Venezuela / Daniel Ortega and Lant Pritchett --
Income distribution and redistribution in Venezuela / Samuel Freije --
Competing for jobs or creating jobs? : the impact of immigration on native-born unemployment in Venezuela, 1980-2003 / Dan Levy and Dean Yang --
Sleeping in the bed one makes : the Venezuelan fiscal policy response to the oil boom / María Antonia Moreno and Cameron A. Shelton --
Institutional collapse : the rise and decline of democratic governance in Venezuela / Francisco Monaldi and Michael Penfold --
The political economy of industrial policy in Venezuela / Jonathan Di John --
Explaining Chavismo : the unexpected alliance of radical leftists and the military in Venezuela under Hugo Chavez / Javier Corrales --
Oil, macro volatility, and crime in the determination of beliefs in Venezuela / Rafael Di Tella, Javier Donna, and Robert MacCulloch --
Understanding the collapse : Venezuela's experience in cross-national perspective / Ricardo Hausmann and Francisco Rodríguez.
Responsibility: edited by Ricardo Hausmann and Francisco Rodrâiguez.

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"A collection of essays that explore the collapse of economic growth in Venezuela since the 1970s. Essays discuss the relevance of public investment, labor markets, fiscal policy, institutions, politics, and values"--Provided by publisher.
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