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Growing Pains: Binding Constraints to Productive Investment in Latin America

Eduardo Fernández-Arias, Fidel Jaramillo, Manuel R. Agosin, Gabriel Sanchez (), Inés Butler, Juan Blyde (), Armando Castelar Pinheiro, Christian Daude, Simon Cueva (), Vicente Albornoz, Leopoldo Avellán, Daniel Artana (), Sebastián Auguste, Mario Cuevas, Ricardo Hausmann (), Bailey Klinger, Rodrigo Bolaños Zamora, Felix Delgado (), Ramiro Moya, Sandra Sookram and Patrick Watson

No 305 in IDB Publications (Books) from Inter-American Development Bank

Abstract: Why are growth rates in Latin America so disappointing? This book reviews the results of an ambitious research project to determine the binding constraints to growth, that is, the barrier whose removal would yield the greatest benefit in terms of growth. Included are case studies from seven countries in the region: Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Guatemala, Peru, Nicaragua, Trinidad and Tobago.

Keywords: economic growth and development; Argentina; Brazil; Ecuador; Guatemala; Peru; Nicaragua; Trinidad and Tobago (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011-09
ISBN: 1597820962
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