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ECLA, Washington and Inter-American Economic Relations, 1948–1968

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ECLA, Washington and Inter-American Economic Relations, 1948–1968

Author: Cohen, Isaac Physical Description: 243 páginas. Editorial: ECLAC Date: September 2020 ECLAC symbol: LC/TS.2020/38


Inter-American economic relations underwent significant changes since the end of World War II, with the creation of hemispheric institutions, such as the Organization of American States (OAS) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLA). This document examines two decades of interaction on economic affairs between the Latin American and United States governments, in the setting provided by these hemispheric institutions.

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Abstract .-- Introduction .-- Timeline .-- I. Creation and continuation, 1948–1951 .-- II. A place in the sun, 1952–1954 .-- III. The road to Quitandinha, 1954 .-- IV. The road to Buenos Aires, 1955–1956 .-- V. Breakthrough: the primacy of politics, 1956–1958 .-- VI. Inter-Latin American payments and trade, 1958–1960 .-- VII. Culmination, 1960–1963 .-- VIII. Closure, 1964–1968.