Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/139906
Authors: 
Westphalen, Jürgen
Year of Publication: 
1984
Citation: 
[Journal:] Intereconomics [ISSN:] 0020-5346 [Publisher:] Verlag Weltarchiv [Place:] Hamburg [Volume:] 19 [Year:] 1984 [Issue:] 2 [Pages:] 71-77
Abstract: 
In the 1970s Latin America accounted for a high, and constantly increasing, proportion of the total public foreign debt of all developing countries, reaching a share of 35% by the end of the decade. In comparison, Latin America's share of the total GDP of the developing countries is around 20%. The following article explains the specific causes of the debt crisis in Latin America and suggests some ways of overcoming it.
Subjects: 
Latin America
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Document Type: 
Article

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