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Published by ICS Press in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social conflict -- Latin America.,
  • Income distribution -- Latin America.,
  • Populism -- Latin America.,
  • Latin America -- Economic policy.,
  • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJeffrey D. Sachs.
SeriesOccasional papers / International Center for Economic Growth -- no.9, Occasional papers (International Center for Economic Growth) -- no.9.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC125
The Physical Object
Pagination38p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21933430M
ISBN 101558150994

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