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dc.contributor.authorJameson, Kenneth P.en_US
dc.description.abstractOn many measures, the indigenous movement in Ecuador has been the most successful in Latin America. This is particularly the case in political terms where they were key players until leaving the Gutiérrez cabinet. Their influence on the direction of economic policy has been minimal, however, and the rapid economic changes undertaken by the Correa administration since 2007 may marginalize them further. This paper examines Ecuador's checkered economic performance in the Washington Consensus period and the notable changes undertaken by Pres. Correa. These changes are then set in the context of the economic programs of the indigenous movement, specifically of CONAIE (Confederación de Nacionalidades Indígenas del Ecuador). This allows us to isolate several significant areas of overlap where the interests of the indigenous movement and of the Correa administration coincide and where collaboration on economic policy may be feasible.en_US
dc.publisherUniv. of Utah, Dep. of Economics Salt Lake City, Utahen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWorking Paper, University of Utah, Department of Economics 2008-05en_US
dc.subject.keywordIndigenous movementen_US
dc.subject.keywordPres. Correaen_US
dc.subject.keywordPolicy Spaceen_US
dc.titleThe indigenous movement and the economic trajectory of Ecuadoren_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
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