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  1. Continuity Despite Change
    As the dust settles on nearly three decades of economic reform in Latin America, one of the most fundamental economic policy areas has changed far less than expected: labor regulation. To date, Latin America's labor laws remain... Learn More
    Published: 13th August 2014
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  2. Staying Afloat
    Early modern, long-distance trade was fraught with risk and uncertainty, driving merchants to seek means (that is, institutions) to reduce them. In the traditional historiography on Spanish colonial trade, the role of risk is... Learn More
    Published: 17th July 2013
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  3. Measuring Up
    Measuring Up traces the high levels of poverty and inequality that Mexico faced in the mid-twentieth century. Using newly developed multidisciplinary techniques, the book provides a perspective on living standards in Mexico prior... Learn More
    Published: 5th September 2012
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  4. Industrial Development in a Frontier Economy
    In 1890, Argentina was a wealthy nation on the brink of industrialization. Industrial Development in a Frontier Economy examines Argentina's failure over the next forty years to develop an efficient manufacturing sector, even... Learn More
    Published: 22nd June 2009
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  5. The Quest for “Just and Pure Law
    Focusing on the political culture forged by Rocky Mountain workers from the 1870s through the 1920s, this book shows how the unique working-class politics of the region led to remarkable successes in securing progressive labor... Learn More
    Published: 12th March 2009
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  6. Between Tyranny and Anarchy
    Between Tyranny and Anarchy provides a unique comprehensive history and interpretation of efforts to establish democracies over two centuries in the major Latin American countries. Drake takes an unusual interdisciplinary approach,... Learn More
    Published: 27th February 2009
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  7. Social Foundations of Limited Dictatorship
    This innovative new book contributes simultaneously to two different disciplinary fields: comparative political economy and Mexican history. It does so by attempting to explain why Mexico—contrary to the predictions of several... Learn More
    Published: 20th February 2008
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  8. Political Institutions and Financial Development
    Economists have long maintained that a well-developed and functioning financial system is a vital prerequisite to economic growth. Countries with robust banking sectors and securities markets—that is, countries in which... Learn More
    Published: 14th December 2007
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  9. Party, Process, and Political Change in Congress, Volume 2
    This work addresses the development of congressional practices and institutions and ties the changes to key political and economic events. In connecting political and economic events with changes in Congress, the authors examine... Learn More
    Published: 16th August 2007
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  10. The Ancient Economy
    Historians and archaeologists normally assume that the economies of ancient Greece and Rome between about 1000 BC and AD 500 were distinct from those of Egypt and the Near East. However, very different kinds of evidence survive... Learn More
    Published: 26th January 2007
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  11. Chimneys in the Desert
    This book offers new topics and new perspectives on the economic history of Argentina before the 1930 Depression. It focuses on the evolution of early industrialization in a country primarily associated with cattle-ranching and... Learn More
    Published: 23rd December 2005
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  12. Native Capital
    This book studies the development of banks and stock and bond exchanges in São Paulo, Brazil, during an era of rapid economic diversification. It assesses the contribution of these financial institutions to that diversification,... Learn More
    Published: 30th September 2005
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  13. James Madison
    In recent years, the study of James Madison and his contributions to early American politics has enjoyed a growing audience among scholars and students of modern American politics. Not only did Madison establish the fundamental... Learn More
    Published: 5th August 2003
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  14. The Political Economy of Protection
    The Political Economy of Protection explains why countries, especially developing countries, change their trade policies over the course of history. It does so through an interdisciplinary approach, which borrows analyses from... Learn More
    Published: 29th March 2005
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  15. Order Against Progress
    How did foreign investment in infrastructure affect a relatively backward Latin American economy? The author engages this long-standing issue in Latin American history by applying the methods of the “new economic history”... Learn More
    Published: 25th August 2003
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  16. Slavery and the Economy of São Paulo, 1750-1850
    Today the Brazilian state of São Paulo is one of the world’s most advanced agricultural, industrial, and urbanized regions. Its historical evolution, however, is poorly understood. Most scholarly attention has been... Learn More
    Published: 8th July 2003
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