Crisis and Reform in Latin America: From Despair to Hope

@inproceedings{Edwards1995CrisisAR,
  title={Crisis and Reform in Latin America: From Despair to Hope},
  author={Sebastian Edwards},
  year={1995}
}
  • S. Edwards
  • Published 1 September 1997
  • Economics, Political Science
During the past few years, the Latin American countries have gone through major economic reforms that have greatly changed the region's economic landscape. What started as an isolated and slow process -- Chile the sole reformer in the 1970s -- has become a sweeping movement affecting virtually every country in the region. The economic system that had emerged in the 1930s, based on heavy government intervention, protectionism, and broad regulations, has given way to one based on market… 
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