Big Push or Big Grab? Railways, Government Activism and Export Growth in Latin America, 1865-1913

Railways were one of the main engines of the Latin American trade boom before 1914. Railway construction often required financial support from local governments, which depended on their fiscal capacity. However, since the main government revenues were trade-related, this generated a two-way feedback...

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Main Author: Bignon, Vincent
Esteves, Rui Pedro
Herranz Loncán, Alfonso
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Wiley 06.03.2015
Data of publication: 2015-03-06
ISSN: 0013-0117
EISSN: 1468-0289
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: 648127
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Economic History Review, 2015, vol. 68, num. 4, 1277–1305
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Diposit Digital de la Universitat de Barcelona
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