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Nicaragua: el desafío pendiente de superación de la pobreza
[Nicaragua: a pending challenge to overcome poverty]

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  • Gallardo, Mauricio

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This 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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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 20863.

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Date of creation: 16 Feb 2010
Date of revision: 21 Feb 2010
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:20863

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Keywords: poverty; economic development; Nicaragua.;

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  1. Enrique Aldaz Carroll & Ricardo Morán, 2001. "Escaping the Poverty Trap in Latin America: The Role of Family Factors," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 38(114), pages 155-190.
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  6. Mauricio Gallardo Altamirano, 2009. "Estimación de Corte Transversal de la Vulnerabilidad y la Pobreza Potencial de los Hogares en Nicaragua," CEDLAS, Working Papers 0086, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
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