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El legado económico de la independencia en el Perú


  • Carlos Contreras Carranza

    () (Departamento de Economía- Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)


This text examines the economic consequences that there brought the war of independence of Peru in the short one and the long term. It examines which was the trend or economic cycle in the twilights of the colonial period, which were the costs of the war and which was the economic politics pushed by the State once gained the sovereignty. It serves to advance some reflections on the economic inheritance that brought the Independence to Peru, which can be summarized in short of mining protectionism, tax relief and fall of commercial production.

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  • Carlos Contreras Carranza, 2010. "El legado económico de la independencia en el Perú," Documentos de Trabajo / Working Papers 2010-301, Departamento de Economía - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
  • Handle: RePEc:pcp:pucwps:wp00301

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    1. José Joaquín Pinto Bernal & James Vladimir Torres, 2016. "Guerra y fisco en la Nueva Granada, 1811-1824," Revista de Economía Institucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía, vol. 18(35), pages 171-195, July-Dece.

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    Independence; Peru; political economy; economic history; 19th century;

    JEL classification:

    • N46 - Economic History - - Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation - - - Latin America; Caribbean


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