New Economic Thinking in Latin America

  title={New Economic Thinking in Latin America},
  author={Jos{\'e} Antonio Ocampo},
It is difficult to state positively whether truly ‘autonomous’ economic thinking has ever existed in Latin America. Nevertheless, even if this reservation is correct, some ‘autonomy’ has existed in such currents as structuralism and the dependency school. In both there are undeniable outside influences. In the first, there is a clear association with the Keynesian school which took over economic thought in the developed countries in the 1930s and led to aggressive state interventionism. In the… CONTINUE READING


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