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Is Latin America saying adios to market-friendly reforms?


  • William C. Gruben
  • Richard Alm


This issue of the Economic Letter finds that Latin America hasn't lost faith in open markets, despite recent left-leaning election results. ; In analyzing several economic policy measures for 12 nations that make up the bulk of the Latin American population, authors William C. Gruben and Richard Alm find no wholesale erosion of market-based policies outside of Argentina, the Dominican Republic and Venezuela, and most countries are running in place.

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  • William C. Gruben & Richard Alm, 2007. "Is Latin America saying adios to market-friendly reforms?," Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, vol. 2(jul).
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:feddel:y:2007:i:jul:n:v.2no.7

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