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Productive Development Policies and Supporting Institutions in Latin America and The Caribbean

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  • Alberto Melo
  • Andrés Rodríguez-Clare

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This paper examines the evolution of productive development policies in Latin America in the last half century, with an emphasis on the post-reform period. The paper begins with a review of the import-substitution era and goes on to describe and make a preliminary assessment of the meaning and implications of productive development policies in the liberalization period.

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  • Alberto Melo & Andrés Rodríguez-Clare, 2006. "Productive Development Policies and Supporting Institutions in Latin America and The Caribbean," Research Department Publications 1005, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
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    1. Alvaro Forteza & Mario Tommasi, 2005. "Understanding reform in Latin America," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 2205, Department of Economics - dECON.
    2. Ramiro Moya & Anne-Marie Mohammed & Sandra Sookram, 2010. "Productive Development Policies in Trinidad and Tobago: A Critical Review," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 1492, Inter-American Development Bank.
    3. Monica Panadeiros & Warren Benfield, 2010. "Productive Development Policies in Jamaica," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 1495, Inter-American Development Bank.
    4. Julio Rosales-Tijerino & Luis Rivera & Ricardo Monge-González, 2010. "Productive Development Policies in Costa Rica: Market Failures, Government Failures, and Policy Outcomes," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 1706, Inter-American Development Bank.

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