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Pinochet's Economists: The Chicago School of Economics in Chile

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Author Name: Valdes, Juan Gabriel

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition No Jacket

Type Book

Publisher Cambridge, United Kingdom CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR 1995

ISBN Number 0521451469 / 9780521451468

Seller ID 004758

This book tells the extraordinary story of the Pinochet regime's economists, known as the Chicago Boys. Following their training as economists at the University of Chicago, they took advantage of the opportunity afforded them by the 1973 military coup to launch the first radical free market strategy implemented in a developing country. The ideological strength of their mission and the military authoritarianism of General Pinochet combined to transform an economy that, following the return to democracy, has stabilized and is now seen as a model for Latin America.

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