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CEPAL Review no.110
Revista CEPAL no.108
Natural resources: the current debate
Productivity, growth and industrial exports in Brazil
Because productivity is a determinant of comparative advantages over the medium and long terms, the relationship between productivity, industrial growth and exports of manufactures is coming under increasing scrutiny in studies on development and trade policy. This article analyses that relationship in Brazil, where the rise in industrial productivity ...
Technological change and structuralist analysis
Dedicated to Fernando Fajnzylber, In memoriam This article analyses the approach which ECLAC has taken to the subject of technology. In this respect, the author identifies two different periods. The first starts with the inception of ECLAC and continues up to the 1970s. This period, during which efforts focused on achieving Latin America's ...
Public-private alliances for long-term national development strategies
Few developing countries have succeeded in consistently closing theincome gap with the world's richest nations without proactive governmentaction in pursuit of economic transformation and a dynamic role in theglobal economy. Two factors are crucial here: the development andimplementation of a medium- and long-term strategy to achieve rapideconomic ...
Patterns of technical progress in the Brazilian economy, 1952-2008
This article analyses the pattern of technical change in the Brazilian economy between 1952 and 2008. A Marx-biased pattern of labour-saving and capital-using change predominated in the period under study. Three phases in the dynamism of technical change can be distinguished, however. The first, from 1952 to 1973, was highly dynamic. In the second, ...
CEPAL Review no.104
CEPAL Review no.105
Revista de la CEPAL no.80