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Title Trade, industrialization, and integration in twentieth-century Central America / edited by Irma T. de Alonso
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994


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Description xii, 291 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Central America: The Challenges of Trade, Industrialization, and Integration in the Twentieth Century / Irma T. de Alonso and Bernadette West -- 2. A Macroeconomic Assessment of Central America / Irma T. de Alonso -- 3. The Structure of Trade in Central America / Irma T. de Alonso and David R. Hicks -- 4. Industrialization and Trade in Central America / Irma T. de Alonso and Bernadette West -- 5. Mexico as a Potential Market for Central American and Caribbean Products / Jorge Salazar-Carrillo and Irma T. de Alonso -- 6. The Intensity of Central American Economic Integration / Luis Rene Caceres and Carlos Arturo Imendia -- 7. Assembly Operations in Central America / Gregory K. Schoepfle and Jorge F. Perez-Lopez -- 8. Panama: Economic Integration Alternatives, Implications, and Perspectives / Francisco E. Thoumi -- 9. The Central American Common Market: An Analysis of Welfare Effects from 1970 to 1984 / Patrick C. Flower and Walton T. Wilford
10. Economic Prospects for Central America in the Decade of the 1990s / Raul Moncarz and Antonio Jorge -- 11. A Review of Economic Policies and Strategies for Trade and Industrialization in Central America / Juan J. Buttari -- 12. The Dilemma of Export Revival: Nicaraguan Agriculture at a Turning Point / Richard Weisskoff -- 13. Challenges and Prospects for Central America in a Global Trade Context / Juan Manuel Villasuso
Summary "Useful but uneven collection of essays on topics that receive little detailed attention elsewhere. Valuable mainly for the wealth of data and for essays on assembly operations, Mexican-Central American trade, and integration options for Panama. Covers trends since 1960, concentrating on 1980-91. Some essays are long on description but short on analysis"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.
Analysis Commerce
Industries Development
South America
Notes "Most of the chapters ... were presented at a conference held in March 1993 at Florida International University"--Pref
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [277]-278) and index
Subject Central America -- Commerce -- Congresses.
Central America -- Economic conditions -- 1979- -- Congresses.
Central America -- Economic integration -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Tirado de Alonso, Irma.
LC no. 93023678
ISBN 0275948048 (alk. paper)