Nicaragua: el desafío pendiente de superación de la pobreza
[Nicaragua: a pending challenge to overcome poverty]
AbstractThis paper discusses why Nicaragua is today one of the poorest countries in the region of Latin America and the Caribbean. Lack of sustained economic growth is viewed as the main cause of poverty in the country. The effects of political conflicts on the breaks of the long term growth path are analized and it is warned about the risk of a new disruption in the economic development of the country due to the absence of a political consensus as a nation.
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Date of creation: 16 Feb 2010
Date of revision: 21 Feb 2010
poverty; economic development; Nicaragua.;
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- I39 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Other
- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
- O16 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance
- I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
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- NEP-ALL-2010-03-06 (All new papers)
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