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Following the 2010 earthquake catastrophe, this book examines the economic and political challenges facing Haiti. It presents an overview of the countrys economic history, and seeks new prospects for economic growth and development in the future.

 

About the Author

MATS LUNDAHL is Professor at Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

Table of Contents

Preface

Prologue: Will Haiti Rise from the Ashes?

PART I: HISTORY

Five Decisive Events in the Economic History of Haiti

Economic Interests Are Color-Blind: On Class Divisions in Haitian History

Poorest in the Caribbean: Haiti in the Twentieth Century

PART II: CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS

Economic and Political Forces in Haitian Underdevelopment

The Haitian Dilemma Reexamined: Lessons from the Past in the Light of Some New Economic Theory

Income and Land Distribution in Haiti: Some Remarks on Available Statistics

Some Economic Determinants of Haitian Migration to the Dominican Republic

PART III: THE FAILED TRANSITION

Another Failed American Occupation?

From Kleptocracy to Democracy?

Problems of Policy Reform in the Haitian Economy

Sustained Growth in Haiti: Pipe-Dream or Realistic Possibility?

PART IV: A FUTURE FOR HAITI?

Hating the US Does Not Help Haiti

After the Earthquake: What Future for Haiti?

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230289413
Author:
Lundahl, Mats
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Economic Development
Subject:
Developing countries
Subject:
Disasters
Subject:
Disaster relief
Subject:
Public Policy - Economic Policy
Subject:
developing
Subject:
Emerging Countries
Subject:
Developing & Emerging Countries
Subject:
Disasters & Disaster Relief
Subject:
Economics - General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20110131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.687 in

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History and Social Science » Economics » General
History and Social Science » Social Science » Developing Countries
History and Social Science » Social Science » Disasters and Disaster Relief

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