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Las cooperativas en América Latina: visión histórica general y comentario de algunos países tipo


  • Jorge Coque Martínez

    (Universidad de Oviedo)


Latin American cooperativism is heterogeneous, like its roots and paths of development. During the XX century this situation has arisen starting from two basic co-operative types: financial co-operatives and agricultural ones. The article describes these processes, their endogenous and exogenous forces and the three levels of current development which are derived from them. These levels are illustrated through three typical countries: Argentina, Venezuela and Chile.

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  • Jorge Coque Martínez, 2002. "Las cooperativas en América Latina: visión histórica general y comentario de algunos países tipo," CIRIEC-España, revista de economía pública, social y cooperativa, CIRIEC-España, issue 43, pages 145-172, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:cic:revcir:y:2002:i:43:p:145-172

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    Co-operatives; Latin America; history; types; promotion; problems; Argentina; Venezuela; Chile.;

    JEL classification:

    • G23 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Non-bank Financial Institutions; Financial Instruments; Institutional Investors
    • P13 - Economic Systems - - Capitalist Systems - - - Cooperative Enterprises
    • Q13 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Markets and Marketing; Cooperatives; Agribusiness


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