ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND DEPENDENCE THEORY: THE APPROACH OF THE UN ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (ECLAC)

Subject and purpose of work: The purpose of this article is to present the vision of ECLAC - Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean and its contribution to the reflections on economic development. Materials and methods: This is an exploratory and descriptive study. The first part of the paper contemplates the emergence and evolution of ECLAC thinking during its more than sixty-five years of existence. The second deals with dependency theory, ending with the current thinking proposed by ECLAC. Results: It results in a brief analysis of the moment of the globalization of the economy as an exclusionary process in the history of capitalism, emphasizing the importance of the ECLAC thinking, reinvigorated nowadays. Conclusions: It is considered that the dependency theory has been the great contribution of ECLAC thinking, with the change of focus from a viewpoint only from the prism of the central countries, to an optic from the point of view of the peripheral countries.


Other Titles:
TEORIA ROZWOJU GOSPODARCZEGO I ZALEŻNOŚCI: PODEJŚCIE KOMISJI GOSPODARCZEJ NARODÓW ZJEDNOCZONYCH DS. AMERYKI ŁACIŃSKIEJ I KARAIBÓW (ECLAC)
Issue Date:
Mar 31 2018
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/279634
ISSN:
2083-3725
Language:
English
Published in:
Economic and Regional Studies (Studia Ekonomiczne i Regionalne), 11, 1
Page range:
33-20
JEL Codes:
B22




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