The Internationalization of Chicago’s Economics in Latin America*

  title={The Internationalization of Chicago’s Economics in Latin America*},
  author={G. Biglaiser},
  journal={Economic Development and Cultural Change},
  pages={269 - 286}
  • G. Biglaiser
  • Published 1 January 2002
  • Economics
  • Economic Development and Cultural Change
During the 1950s–1960s, the United States provided economic assistance toLatin America in an effort to spread support for market-oriented ideas. TheDepartment of Economics at the University of Chicago served as an importantfacilitator in the United States’s attainment of its political and economic goals.Known for its staunch support of neoliberalism, the economics faculty at theUniversity of Chicago offered courses in an atmosphere highly conducive tothe inculcation of the neoliberal doctrine… 

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