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La economía rural en Chile: entre la pobreza y el desarrollo/The Rural Economy in Chile: Between Poverty and Development

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    (Instituto de Turismo, UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE, CHILE.)



    (Departamento de Economía Aplicada. Universidad de Valladolid)

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    El trabajo ofrece la visión de la economía rural chilena. Una realidad dicotómica que se mueve entre un medio rural diversificado (turismo, frutales, madera, pesca y vino, fundamentalmente), innovador, que exporta, dominado por empresas transnacionales, y la pequeña agricultura campesina, que se asocia con elevados índices de pobreza y que, en estos momentos, se encuentra ante un futuro incierto. Es hacia este sector de la población rural hacia donde deben dirigirse determinadas políticas de desarrollo encaminadas a lograr la reducción de la pobreza. The paper offers a view of rural economy in Chile. A dichotomical reality between a rural diversified sector (tourism, fruit trees, wood, fishing and wine, mainly), innovator, exporter, under control by transnational enterprises, and the short farming agriculture which shows high levels of poverty and it has an uncertain future at this moment. Specific development policies must be implemented to affect this kind of rural population and to reduce poverty.

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    Article provided by Estudios de Economía Aplicada in its journal Estudios de Economía Aplicada.

    Volume (Year): 29 (2011)
    Issue (Month): (Abril)
    Pages: 31-56

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    Handle: RePEc:lrk:eeaart:29_1_8
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