IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/eaa/eedein/v7y2007i7_1.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Desarrollo Economico De America Latina En 2000-2005: Industria, Comercio Exterior E Inversion

Author

Listed:
  • Guisan, Maria-Carmen
  • Aguayo, Eva

Abstract

This article analyzes the evolution of real Gross Domestic Product per head in Latin American Countries for the period 2000-2005 with special focus on the role of industry, foreign trade, and foreign direct investment. We estimate some econometric models and find that these variables have not reached a level of increase enough to guarantee a high rate of increase in real income per inhabitant nor an outstanding diminution in the poverty indexes in many countries. We analyze the main factors addressed to improve the evolution of those variables and to achieve a high degree of convergence with richer countries. Analizamos la evolución del Producto Interior Bruto por habitante de los países de América Latina en el período 2000-2005, con especial énfasis en la industria, el comercio exterior y la inversión extranjera directa. Estimamos algunos modelos econométricos y encontramos que estas variables no han alcanzado un nivel de incremento suficiente para garantizar una alta tasa de incremento de la renta real por habitante ni una disminución substancial de los índices de pobreza en muchos países. Analizamos los principales factores que pueden impulsar la evolución de dichas variables y contribuir a un mayor nivel de desarrollo y convergencia con países más prósperos.

Suggested Citation

  • Guisan, Maria-Carmen & Aguayo, Eva, 2007. "Desarrollo Economico De America Latina En 2000-2005: Industria, Comercio Exterior E Inversion," Estudios Economicos de Desarrollo Internacional, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 7(1), pages 5-24.
  • Handle: RePEc:eaa:eedein:v:7:y2007:i:7_1
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.usc.es/economet/reviews/eedi711.pdf
    Download Restriction: No

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Linda S. Goldberg, 2007. "Financial sector FDI and host countries: new and old lessons," Economic Policy Review, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, issue Mar, pages 1-17.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    More about this item

    Keywords

    América Latina; Desarrollo Económico; Industria; Inversión extranjera; Comercio Exterior;

    JEL classification:

    • C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation
    • L6 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing
    • L8 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services
    • F1 - International Economics - - Trade
    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
    • O54 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Latin America; Caribbean

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eaa:eedein:v:7:y2007:i:7_1. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (M. Carmen Guisan). General contact details of provider: http://www.usc.es/economet/eaa.htm .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.