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Is Geography Destiny? Lessons from Latin America

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  • John Luke Gallup
  • Alejandro Gaviria
  • Eduardo Lora

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This book is organized as follows: Introduction: Is Geography Destiny? Chapter 1 discuses The Channels of Influence of Geography: Latin America from an International Perspective. Chapter 2 discusses The Other Side of The Mountain: The Influence of Geography Within Countries. Chapter 3 discusses Policies to Overcome the Limitations of Geography

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  • John Luke Gallup & Alejandro Gaviria & Eduardo Lora, 2003. "Is Geography Destiny? Lessons from Latin America," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 14454.
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