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Globalization and Development

Why East Asia Surged Ahead and Latin America Fell Behind

  • Authors
  • Anthony Elson

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Introduction

Comparing the experience of East Asia and Latin America since the mid-1970s, Elson identifies the key internal factors common to each region which have allowed East Asia to take advantage of the trade, financial, and technological impact of a more globalized economy to support its development, while Latin America has not.

Keywords

development East Asia economic development economic policy globalization trade

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