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EC 214 Economic Policy & Performance in Contemporary Latin America: Resources

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Latin American Studies Librarian

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Laine Thielstrom
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esthiels@colby.edu

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Latin American Economics: Library Resources


Photo: IMF 2014 Santiago Conference by Stephen Jaffe, IMF

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Public policy grey literature is generated from government agencies, intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other groups and think tanks that are involved in research, advocacy or business.

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KEYWORD search:  country name AND "economic conditions"
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Reference Books

The Cambridge Economic History
of Latin America

Volume 1. The Colonial Era and the Short Nineteenth Century. Cambridge University Press, 2005

Volume 2. The Long Twentieth Century. Cambridge University Press, 2006

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Economics Librarian

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Bonnie Paige
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