The Political Economy of Investment in Human Capital

  • Irma Adelman
  • Jairus M. Hihn
Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)


The recent political history of Latin America has been characterised by frequent violent upheavals. From 1963 to 1979 coups have occurred in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Uruguay and Nicaragua. There has also been a marked increase in both left- and right-wing violence throughout the continent. The most recent examples are El Salvador and Guatemala.


Extreme Point Environment Space Income Share Catastrophe Theory Labour Intensity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Irma Adelman
    • 1
  • Jairus M. Hihn
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaUSA

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