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Thorp, Rosemary

Overview
Works: 120 works in 528 publications in 2 languages and 7,166 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Redactor, Compiler
Classifications: HC125, 330.980033
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Most widely held works by Rosemary Thorp
Progress, poverty and exclusion : an economic history of Latin America in the 20th century by Rosemary Thorp( Book )

21 editions published in 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This economic history examines the political, institutional and economic forces that shaped Latin America's complex development process over the 20th century. Quantitative data is examined alongside the region's political economies to provide a context for the successes and failures
Peru, 1890-1977 : growth and policy in an open economy by Rosemary Thorp( Book )

38 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Este trabajo se centra en el período, de casi 100 años de duración, que se inicia con el fin de la era del guano. En realidad, la historia económica post colonial del Perú puede ser vista como una serie de grandes ciclos de exportación y, por eso mismo, los sectores productivos orientados hacia el mercado externo han desempeñado un papel primordial en la configuración económica de nuestro país. Esta obra reconstruye de manera pormenorizada la historia a partir del momento en que se empieza a explorar, en la década de 1890, las nuevas direcciones del primer período de transición, y concluye cuando la economía entra en crisis a mediados de la década de 1970. Este libro constituye un clásico de la historia económica del Perú. Su revisión es una lectura obligada para todos aquellos que desean comprender las características estructurales de nuestra economía. Rosemary Thorp Es profesora emérita de Economía latinoamericana de la Universidad de Oxford y miembro emérito del St. Antony's College. Posee un doctorado honoris causa por la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú y una cátedra honoraria en la Universidad del Pacífico. Su libro más reciente sobre el Perú es Etnicidad y la persistencia de la desigualdad: el caso del Perú (2011), en coautoría con Maritza Paredes. Su libro Progreso, pobreza y exclusión: una historia económica de América Latina en el siglo XX, escrito por invitación del BID, es un libro de texto muy utilizado. Geoffrey Bertram Es asociado senior en el Instituto de Gobernanza y Estudios Políticos, y profesor adjunto en el Instituto de Investigación del Cambio Climático en la Universidad de Victoria. Además, ha escrito una historia general del Perú a mediados del siglo XX para la colección The Cambridge History of Latin America. Realizó una revisión de la historia económica de las economías del Cono Sur de América Latina en "A Comparative World-Systems Analysis of Settler Colonies in the Hispanic and Anglo Realms"
Inflation and stabilisation in Latin America by Rosemary Thorp( Book )

19 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin America in the international economy; proceedings of a conference held by the International Economic Association in Mexico City, Mexico by Víctor L Urquidi( Book )

36 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin American debt and the adjustment crisis by Rosemary Thorp( Book )

16 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An economic history of twentieth-century Latin America( Book )

13 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores the impact on Latin America of the extraordinary transformation of the international economy that took place in the half century or so that preceded the world depression of the 1930s. The authors show how the response varied in terms of both growth and distribution, shaped by varying preconditions, and by natural resources and geography. The interplay of economic developments with political and social structures had profound and varied effects on policy-making and on institutions that were of great significance for later decades
Latin America in the 1930s : the role of the periphery in world crisis by Rosemary Thorp( Book )

18 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic management and economic development in Peru and Colombia by Rosemary Thorp( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Group behaviour and development : is the market destroying cooperation? by Judith Heyer( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text covers groups that perform three types of function: overcoming market failures (for example, producer organizations); improving the position of their members (for example, Trade Unions), and distributing resources to the less well-off (for example, NGOs and the public sector)
Economic doctrines in Latin America : origins, embedding and evolution( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decentralizing development : the political economy of institutional change in Colombia and Chile by Alan Angell( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decentralisation has become a fashionable policy prescription among reformers in Latin America. But how does it work in practice? This book seeks to answer this question by examining the experience of seven provincial towns in Colombia and Chile
Ethnicity and the persistence of inequality : the case of Peru by Rosemary Thorp( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding why inequality is so great and has persevered for centuries in a number of Latin American countries requires tools that go beyond economics. Inequality between indigenous groups and others has been particularly harsh and persistent. This book applies a truly interdisciplinary approach to the specific case of Peru, seeking out the dynamics of the interactions between the society, the polity, the geography and the economy. Ethnic discrimination and prejudice emerge as central themes, explored through people's own perceptions and life experiences. The book attempts to extend the boundaries of our understanding and contributes to the growing interest in ethnicity and conflict by developing and exploring the interactions between institutions and the inequalities between groups
The developmental challenges of mining and oil : lessons from Africa and Latin America by Rosemary Thorp( Book )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The authors explain why the discovery and development of natural resources is commonly associated with unstable and unequal development, and frequently with violence. They demonstrate the need for policies and institutions by reflecting on both successes and failures in case studies on Botswana, Nigeria and Niger as well as Bolivia, Chile and Peru."--Publisher's website
Overcoming the persistence of inequality and poverty( Book )

18 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"International experts evaluate new policy directions in economic development and poverty reduction, building on the ideas of a pioneer in the new discipline of Development Studies, Frances Stewart. Combing ideas and evidence on technological change, human development and conflict prevention to address the issue of the persistence of inequality"--
América latina en la economía international by Víctor L Urquidi( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in Spanish and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La era de las exportaciones latinoamericanas : de fines del siglo XIX a principios del XX( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Industrialización y Estado en la América Latina : la leyenda negra de la posguerra( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An economic history of twentieth-century Latin America( Book )

14 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las crisis en el Ecuador : los treinta y ochenta( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in Spanish and English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender inequalities and development in Latin America during the twentieth century by María Magdalena Camou( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents evidence of the evolution of the gender inequalities in Latin America during the twentieth century, using basic indicators of human development, namely education, health and the labour market. There are very few historical studies that centre on gender as the main analytical category in Latin America, so this book breaks new ground. Using case-studies from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Uruguay, the authors show that there is evidence of a correlation between economic growth and the decrease in gender inequality, but this process is also not linear. Although the activity rate of women was high at the beginning of the twentieth century, female participation in the labour market diminished, until the 1970s, when it began to increase dramatically. Since the 1970s, fertility reduction and education improvements and worsening labour market conditions are associated to the steadily increase of women participation in the labour market. By gauging the extent to which gender gaps in the formation of human capital, access to resources, quality of life and opportunities may have operated as a restriction on women's capabilities and on economic growth in the region, this book demonstrates that Latin America has lagged behind in terms of gender equality
 
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Progress, poverty and exclusion : an economic history of Latin America in the 20th century
Alternative Names
Thorp, Rosemary 1940-

Thorpe, Rosemary 1940-

Languages
English (255)

Spanish (35)

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An economic history of twentieth-century Latin AmericaLatin America in the 1930s : the role of the periphery in world crisisGroup behaviour and development : is the market destroying cooperation?Economic doctrines in Latin America : origins, embedding and evolutionDecentralizing development : the political economy of institutional change in Colombia and ChileEthnicity and the persistence of inequality : the case of PeruOvercoming the persistence of inequality and povertyLa era de las exportaciones latinoamericanas : de fines del siglo XIX a principios del XX