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TABLE OF CONTENTS Acknowledgments PREFACE Enrique Krauze 1 Introduction Francis Fukuyuma PART ONE: THE HISTORICAL CONTEXT 2 Two Centuries of South American Reflections on the Development Gap between the United States and Latin America Tulio Halperin Donghi 3 Looking at Them: A Mexican Perspective on the Gap with the United Status Enrique Krauze 4 Explaining Latin America¿s Lagging Development in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century: Growth Strategies, Inequality, and Economic Crises Jorge I. Domínguez PART TWO: THE POLITICS OF UNDERDEVELOPMENT IN LATIN AMERICA 5 Does Politics Explain the Economic Gap Between the United States and Latin America? Adam Przeworski and Carolina Curvale 6 The Role of High Stakes Politics in Latin America¿s Development Gap Riordan Roett and Francisco E. Gonz lez PART THREE: INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS IN LATIN AMERICA¿S DEVELOPMENT 7 Institutions and the Latin American Equilibrium James A. Robinson 8 Do Defective Institutions Explain the Development Gap Between the United States and Latin America? Francis Fukuyama 9 Why Institutions Matter: Fiscal Citizenship in Argentina and the United States Natalio R. Botana PART FOUR: CONCLUSIONS 10 Conclusion Francis Fukuyama About the contributors
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Latin America -- Foreign economic relations -- United States -- Congresses.
United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Latin America -- Congresses.