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Can Latin America compete? Confronting the challenges of globalization

Author: Haar, Jerry ; Price, JohnPublisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 309 p. : Graphs ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780230612143Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Can Latin America Compete? Confronting the Challenges of Globalization Contents List of Figures and Tables Foreword Preface Notes on Contributors Introduction: Can Latin America Compete? John Price and Jerry Haar 1 The Macroeconomic Environment of Competitiveness Claudio M. Loser 2 Coveting Human Capital: Is Latin American Education Competitive? Jeffrey M. Puryear and Tamara Ortega Goodspeed 3 Competitive Capital Markets: Brazil's Capital Markets Finally Maturing John H. Welch 4 Consumer and Small Business Credit: Building Blocks of the Middle Class Jan Smith, Tricia Juhn, and Christopher Humphrey 5 Closing the Technology Gap Peter T Knight and Rosane A. Marques 6 Fostering Innovation: Technological Innovation in Urban Clusters Scott Tiffin and Isabel Bortagaray 7 Not All Infrastructure Is Created Equally: Learning from the Best Practices and Stunning Failures of Latin American Water Infrastructure Lee M Tablewski ix xiii xv xix 1 27 45 63 79 99 121 143 8 Logistics: The Software That Drives an Economy John Price 9 Legal Reform: Some Emerging Paradoxes of Latin America's Legal and Judicial Reform Movement Linn Hammergren 10 Property, the Rule of Law, and Development in the Americas Peter F. Schaefer and P. Clayton Schaefer 11 Tax Reform: Tax Policy, Reform, and Competitiveness in Latin America Mauricio Carrizosa 12 Labor Reform: Undercompetitive Economies and Unprotected Workforce Christopher Sabatini 13 Regulatory Reform: Increasing Competitiveness through Regulatory and Investment Climate Improvements in Latin America; the Case of Mexico Jose' Luis Guasch and Benjamin Herzberg 14 Public Safety: The Cost of Living Dangerously John Price Conclusion: Lessons Learned and Looking Forward Jerry Haar and John Price Index 163 175 197 215 239 253 271 295 303

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