Investment and Economic Reform in Latin America

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This book is a part of a project to study the economic reforms implemented in Latin America and the Caribbean in the last two decades. This publication analyzes the investment process and attempts to link macroeconomic aspects to sectoral, microeconomic and institutional factors. Thus, it examines the impact of structural reform, institutional change and market structures in conjunction with important legal and regulatory aspects. The book also contributes to the understanding of the investment process in the context of the economic reforms.



Investment in infrastructure

A country’s infrastructure is composed of a number of specific sectors, such as electricity, telecommunications, rural and urban roads, sewage and water supply, irrigation, ports and airports. This study concentrates on the first three sectors, because of the advances made in these areas as a result of the reforms and their importance to productive growth and international competitiveness.


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