The Regional Impact of National Policies

The Regional Impact of National Policies

The Case of Brazil

Edited by Werner Baer

Brazil is a country of continental proportions whose gross domestic product is unevenly distributed among its various regions. The impact of general domestic economic policies has often been perceived as not being regionally neutral, but as reinforcing the geographic concentration of economic activities. This detailed book examines the regional impact of such general policies as: industrialization, agricultural modernization, privatization, stabilization, science and technology, labor, and foreign direct investment.

Chapter 11: Regional Development and Agricultural Expansion in Brazil’s Legal Amazon: The Case of the Mato Grosso Frontier

Charles C. Mueller

Subjects: development studies, development economics, economics and finance, development economics, regional economics, urban and regional studies, regional economics


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