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Hacia una nueva agenda de desarrollo para América Latina


  • Joseph E. Stiglitz



En esta conferencia Stiglitz hace un análisis de las reformas aplicadas enAmérica Latina en los años noventa y que están representadas en el Consensode Washington. Examina los alcances y limitaciones de dichas reformas yllega a la conclusión de que tales reformas son en parte las responsables delbajo crecimiento, del incremento de la pobreza, de las altas tasas dedesempleo y de las desigualdades imperantes en América Latina. Igualmente,explica las fallas implícitas en este conjunto de reformas y plantea unaserie de ideas que permitan una nueva agenda de reformas, enfatizandoque cada país tiene unas condiciones muy particulares que deben ser tenidasen cuenta._________ABSTRACT:Stiglitz analyzes the reforms applied in Latin America in the 90´s. These arerepresented in the Washington Consensus. He looks over the achievementsan restrictions of these reforms. He concludes that these are responsible forthe low growth, poverty increase, high unemployment rates and inequity inLatin America. Likewise He explains the failures in this set of reforms andHe states a set of ideas that allows a new reform plan taking into accountthat each country has particular conditions.

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  • Joseph E. Stiglitz, 2002. "Hacia una nueva agenda de desarrollo para América Latina," REVISTA APUNTES DEL CENES, UNIVERSIDAD PEDAGOGICA Y TECNOLOGICA DE COLOMBIA, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:col:000152:009706

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    Reforms; washington consensus; ifm; growth; employ; inequity; economic policy; Reformas; Consenso de Washington; Fondo MonetarioInternacional (FMI); crecimiento; empleo; desigualdad; política económica.;

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    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • F43 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Economic Growth of Open Economies
    • J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure


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