1-e1473027298733

Global Capitalism in Disarray

Integrates inequality, crises, financial cycles, and political developments, which are often considered separately

Puts issues in historical perspective and draws on the history of economic thought

Links the problem of inequality with the occurrence of macroeconomic and financial shocks affecting stock markets and housing markets and examines cycles of boom and bust and processes of debt accumulation that hamper economic recovery

2-e1473028143388

Economic Elites, Crises, and Democracy

Examines main challenges of global capitalism using a blend of approaches combining economics with sociological insights and political economy perspectives

tapa

Elites Económicas, Crisis y Democracia

Este libro analiza el rol de las élites y la estructura social en el capitalismo del siglo 21, analiza temas de crisis económicas y la opción de la democracia económica

2-e1473028143388-1

International Migration in the Age of Crisis and Globalization: Historical and Recent Experiences

The international mobility of people and elites is a main feature of the global economy of today and yesterday. Immigration augments the labor force in receiving countries and provides many of the bodies and minds that are essential to any vibrant economy.

2-e1473028143388-1

Las termitas del estado. Ensayos sobre corrupción, tranparencia y desarrollo

Los autores de este libro, dos economistas y un cientista político, desarrollan un riguroso análisis de la corrupción estatal, examinando uno a uno de los factores que contribuyen a la existencia de este flagelo que afecta a la mayoría de los países latinoamericanos. El favoritismo, el clientelismo, el nepotismo, las privatizaciones sin transparencia y la politización excesiva de la administración pública se abordan en Las termitas del estado.

2312

Migraciones internacionales en América Latina: booms, crisis y desarrollo

La obra es el resultado de un riguroso análisis que logra colocar al trasluz uno de los fenómenos más complejos de las últimas décadas en el continente latinoamericano: los flujos migratorios de carácter internacional. Para lograr el objetivo, el economista Andrés Solimano reunió a un grupo de expertos que se hizo cargo de los casos de Argentina (Roxana Maurizio), Chile (Andrés Solimano y Víctor Tokman), Colombia (Mauricio Cárdenas y Carolina Mejía), Ecuador (Gustavo Arteta y Daniela Oleas) y República Dominicana (Jaime Aristy).

224

The International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes, and Development Impact

La obra es el resultado de un riguroso análisis que logra colocar al trasluz uno de los fenómenos más complejos de las últimas décadas en el continente latinoamericano: los flujos migratorios de carácter internacional. Para lograr el objetivo, el economista Andrés Solimano reunió a un grupo de expertos que se hizo cargo de los casos de Argentina (Roxana Maurizio), Chile (Andrés Solimano y Víctor Tokman), Colombia (Mauricio Cárdenas y Carolina Mejía), Ecuador (Gustavo Arteta y Daniela Oleas) y República Dominicana (Jaime Aristy).

3rfwc

La Mesa Coja. Prosperidad y Desigualdad en el Chile Democrático.

Chile is seen with admiration for its economic model by the international financial press. Even though there are achievements in growth and higher stability, a growing concern has risen for the persistence of economic inequality, the concentration of property and wealth, and the unsolved macro volatility.

2234

Vanishing Growth in Latin America: The Late Twentieth Century Experience

Economic growth in Latin America and the rise of material welfare has lagged behind that of more dynamic areas of the world economy. In a region prone to policy experiments, the policies of the Washington Consensus applied since the 1990s failed to bring sustained growth to most of Latin America. Andres Solimano and an impressive set of contributors analyze the last 40 years in order to determine the role of economic reforms, external conditions, factor accumulation, income inequality, political instability and productivity in explaining GDP increases.

342fef

Political Crises, Social Conflict and Economic Development

The contributors to this authoritative volume analyze the impact of political crises and social conflict on economic performance in the Andean region of Latin America. The blend of theory and case studies is also relevant for understanding other complex societies in the developing world and transition economies. The book provides illuminating insights on how to understand, and survive, the complicated interactions between volatile politics, unstable democracies, violence, social inequality and uneven economic performance

2345

Crisis and Dollarization in Ecuador: Stability, Growth, and Social Equity

Early in 2000, Ecuador, confronted with a serious economic and governance crises, adopted the U.S. dollar as its national currency. The economic situation was dire with high inflation, government intervention in the banking system including freezing of deposits to prevent further flight from the country, and large fiscal deficits. Politically, then President Mahaud was being challenged by a congressional lack of support for measures to stabilize the economic situation, a radicalized indigenous movement, and a restive armed forces. In this environment, and as a policy of last resort, the government decided to adopt the U.S. dollar as its currency.

57567

Colombia: Essays on Conflict, Peace, and Development

Achieving peace and promoting economic and social development are the two main challenges facing countries like Colombia, affected by a serious internal armed conflict. A variety of studies, including this one, indicate that Colombia’s violence and armed conflict stem from a complex interaction of economic, social, historical and political factors.

32456

Desigualdad social. Valores, crecimiento y el Estado

Esta obra examina el problema de la inequidad desde diferentes perspectivas económicas y políticas tomando como tema central la búsqueda de una sociedad justa. Solimano afirma que este tema se ha relegado debido al colapso del socialismo y al predominio del libertarismo y considera que el camino más viable para resolverlo es un enfoque equilibrado que combine las políticas estatales con una participación social más amplia.

4gd

Social Inequality: Values, Growth, and the State

Inequality of income, wealth, and opportunities is an ancient concern of economists, philosophers, political leaders, and the community at large. Is inequality the unavoidable dark side of capitalism? Is it the price to be paid for fostering wealth creation and material progress? Can economic growth and social equity coexist? Is inequality an ethical or moral problem? An economic problem? A political one?
3536

Los caminos de la prosperidad : ensayos del crecimiento y desarrollo

Escrita por destacados investigadores, aquí se reseña en la primera parte la inversión y el crecimiento y la teoría del desarrollo y sus nuevas vertientes para la investigación y el análisis de la política económica. La segunda parte se centra en el análisis de la experiencia de crecimiento y desarrollo económicos durante los pasados tres decenios en América Latina, Asia Oriental y los países de la OCDE.

2-3653

Road Maps to Prosperity: Essays on Growth and Development

The 1990s are witnessing a revitalization of analytical work and policy interest on themes of economic growth, savings generation, capital formation, and long-run development. The contributions to this volume, from leading scholars in the field, set out to examine critical issues in late-twentieth-century development.
The essays in the first part of the book critically review and expand recent contributions on growth and development issues.
346

Rebuilding Capitalism: Alternative Roads after Socialism and Dirigisme

A global and integrative perspective on the theory and practice of economic reform after socialism and dirigisme