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La Sociedad Civil, el bienestar social y las transformaciones del Estado en Costa Rica
[Civil society, social welfare and tranformation in Costa Rica]


  • Reuben, Sergio


This paper select the theoretical point of view of the “Regulation” to analyze the currents chan-ges in the Costa Rica’s State. This point of view is used to explain the orientation of the social policies after the economic shock of the 80’s and the reorientation of the costarrican’s Welfare State or “estado desarrollista” into a neo-liberal state incapable to attend the development re-quirements in the historical and social conditions of Latin America. Ends with a abstracts pro-posal for establish a new social contract.

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  • Reuben, Sergio, 2004. "La Sociedad Civil, el bienestar social y las transformaciones del Estado en Costa Rica
    [Civil society, social welfare and tranformation in Costa Rica]
    ," MPRA Paper 1191, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:1191

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    1. Lobianco, Antonello & Roberto, Esposti, 2006. "The regional model for Mediterranean agriculture," MPRA Paper 1181, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Happe, Kathrin & Balmann, Alfons & Kellermann, Konrad, 2004. "The agricultural policy simulator (AgriPoliS): an agent-based model to study structural change in agriculture (Version 1.0)," IAMO Discussion Papers 71, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO).
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    1. Reuben Soto, Sergio, 2008. "La crisis económica actual: una visión desde la economía política," Revista de Ciencias Económicas, Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias Económicas, Universidad de Costa Rica, vol. 26(2), December.
    2. Sergio, Reuben, 2009. "La crisis económica actual: una visión desde la economía política
      [The actual economic crisis: a vision from the political economy]
      ," MPRA Paper 15048, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Social policies; Theroy of Regulation; Costa Rica; State;

    JEL classification:

    • O11 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
    • K2 - Law and Economics - - Regulation and Business Law
    • J80 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Standards - - - General
    • H50 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - General
    • I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being
    • I3 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
    • J01 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General - - - Labor Economics: General
    • P16 - Economic Systems - - Capitalist Systems - - - Political Economy of Capitalism


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