Latin America's widespread poverty and multi-dimensioned inequalities have long perplexed and provoked observers. This title brings together some of the most important results of this work to measure and explain changes in Latin American living standards as far back as the colonial era.
Ricardo Salvatore is Professor of Modern History at Universidad Torcuato di Tella Buenos Aires. John H. Coatsworth is Dean of the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and former Director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University. Amilcar Challu is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Bowling Green State University.
Date of Publication
Economics: Professional & General
Series on Latin American Studies
Country of Publication
Harvard University, The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
Amilcar E. Challu, John H. Coatsworth, Ricardo Salvatore