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Is Geography Destiny? Lessons from Latin America

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  • John Luke Gallup
  • Alejandro Gaviria
  • Eduardo Lora

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This book is organized as follows: Introduction: Is Geography Destiny? Chapter 1 discuses The Channels of Influence of Geography: Latin America from an International Perspective. Chapter 2 discusses The Other Side of The Mountain: The Influence of Geography Within Countries. Chapter 3 discusses Policies to Overcome the Limitations of Geography

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This book is provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Publications with number 14454 and published in 2003.

ISBN: 0-8213-5451-5
Handle: RePEc:wbk:wbpubs:14454

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  4. Grafe, Regina & Irigoin, Maria Alejandra, 2006. "The Spanish Empire and its legacy: fiscal redistribution and political conflict in colonial and post-colonial Spanish America," Journal of Global History, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press, vol. 1(02), pages 241-267, July.
  5. Lykke E. Andersen & Osvaldo Nina, 2007. "Geographical Constraints to Growth in Bolivia," Development Research Working Paper Series, Institute for Advanced Development Studies 05/2007, Institute for Advanced Development Studies.
  6. Carlos Roberto Azzoni & Aquiles Kalatzis, 2006. "Regional Differences in the Determinants of Investment Decisions of Private Firms in Brazil," ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association ersa06p161, European Regional Science Association.
  7. Carlos Azzoni & Aquiles Kalatzis, 2010. "Incorporating demand-side aspects into regional policy: variations in the importance of private investment decision factors across regions," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer, Springer, vol. 44(1), pages 69-82, February.
  8. Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza & Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, 2012. "Reexamining The Determinants Of Fiscal Decentralization: What Is The Role Of Geography?," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University paper1211, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.

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