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Political Power and Women’s Representation in Latin America

Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731954
eISBN:
9780199866571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731954.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The number of women elected to Latin American legislatures has grown significantly over the past 30 years. Yet, wide variation persists across countries within the region. These patterns generate ... More


Economic Reparations for Grave Human Rights Violations: The Argentinean Experience

José María Guembe

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since its return to democracy, Argentina has made great efforts to address the legacy of the last military dictatorship. This paper presents a complete overview of the Argentinean policy of economic ... More


Innovation and IPR in a Catch‐Up‐Falling‐Behind Process: The Argentine Case

Andrés López

in Intellectual Property Rights, Development, and Catch-Up: An International Comparative Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199574759
eISBN:
9780191722660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574759.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter first points out that, for Argentina, the twentieth century was the period of falling behind. Although catch‐up occurred during 1860–1929, the economy at the time was mainly based on ... More


Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Chris Jochnick and Fraser A. Preston (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Recent world events have created a compelling need for new perspectives and realistic solutions to the problem of sovereign debt. The success of the Jubilee 2000 movement in raising public awareness ... More


Dealing with Sovereign Debt: Trends and Implications

Arturo C. Porzecanski

in Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of the reasons behind sovereign debt defaults. It discusses trends in external indebtedness (public and private) and in government indebtedness (domestic and ... More


The Politics of Institutional Renovation and Economic Upgrading: Lessons from the Argentinian Wine Industry

Gerald A. McDermott

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Through a comparative, longitudinal analysis of the wine industry in two Argentine provinces, this chapter examines how different political approaches to reform shapes the ability of societies to ... More


Can Argentinian Companies Survive? A Study of the Determinants of Organizational Flexibility

Andrés Hatum and Andrew Pettigrew

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Conventional economic and management theories explain that business groups facing market-liberalization policy reforms (i.e., competitive shocks) would have incentives to reduce corporate portfolios ... More


The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform in Latin America *

Estelle James, Alejandra Cox Edwards, and Rebeca Wong

in Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226801
eISBN:
9780191710285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226801.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Over the past two decades many countries have adopted multipillar pension systems that include both a public DB and a private DC pillar. Critics of these pension reforms argue that the tight link ... More


Sources of Competitiveness of Large Mexican Groups

Robert Grosse and Douglas Thomas

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter examines the processes of organizational adaptation and competitiveness of firms in an emerging economy. The study is set in the Argentine context of the 1990s when a combination of ... More


The Landowners of the Argentine Pampas: A Social and Political History 1860–1945

Roy Hora

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208846
eISBN:
9780191678158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208846.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is a social and political history of the Argentine landowners, for many decades Latin America's most affluent propertied class. The book develops a historically based view of how socio-economic ... More


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