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Pathways to Growth: Comparing East Asia and Latin America

Ernesto Talvi, Pablo Serra (), Nancy Birdsall (), Howard Pack, Andrés Solimano, Barbara Stallings, Michael Gavin, Richard H. Sabot, Nora Lustig (), Humberto Petrei, Sebastián Edwards, Ricardo Hausmann (), Frederick Jaspersen, Paulo Vieira da Cunha, Vinod Thomas, Mary M. Shirley, John Page, Eleanor Howard, Guy Pfeffermann, David Ross, John Shilling, Paul Boeker, Jisoon Lee and Eduardo Bitran Colodro

No 377 in IDB Publications (Books) from Inter-American Development Bank

Abstract: The authors of this volume analyze the policies that led to East Asia's economic success, including those affecting human resources, savings, the financial sector, trade and institutions, and examine the lessons these policies carry for Latin America. The genesis of this book was an IDB-sponsored conference, "Development Experience of the Latin American and East Asian Countries" held in Santiago, Chile in June 1994. The conference was attended by policymakers, scholars and community leaders from Latin America, North America and East Asia. The Japan Special Fund and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean provided financial and logistical support. The papers presented in this volume draw on the conference discussions. Valuable contributions and comments came from many participants, including government officials from Latin American and Caribbean countries and staff of the World Bank, ECLAC, and IDB.

Keywords: Savings rates; capital markets; exports; macroeconomic policies; economic reforms; human capital; macroeconomic stability; fiscal discipline; economic growth (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
ISBN: 9781886938137
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