Handbook of Research on Economic Growth and Technological Change in Latin America

Handbook of Research on Economic Growth and Technological Change in Latin America

Bryan Christiansen (PryMarke, LLC, USA)
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Release Date: June, 2014|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 504
ISBN13: 9781466662247|ISBN10: 1466662247|EISBN13: 9781466662254|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6224-7


Investment in Latin America is continuously developing in complex patterns due to the region’s increasing role in the global economy.

The Handbook of Research on Economic Growth and Technological Change in Latin America helps readers to better understand the importance of Latin America in today’s global economy. The book discusses the developments of investments involving Latin American Multinational Corporations (“Multilatinas”) within the region. This investment is having profound influences on the state of business, government, and technological development in Latin America, which are all explored in this reference publication for use by researchers, scholar-practitioners, business executives, students, and academicians.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Economic Development of Latin America
  • Financial Practices in Latin America
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
  • Global Investments
  • Globalization and Latin America
  • International Business
  • The United States and Latin America

Reviews and Testimonials

I recommend this handbook as it has some good papers providing constructive analysis on industrial policies for structural upgrading in Latin America which is important in addressing the region’s middle income trap. The handbook is useful to academic researcher, business practitioners, and government policy-makers.

– Ye-Sho Chen, Director of Globalization and Professor of Information Systems and Decision Sciences, Louisiana State University, USA

This book is designed to grant readers a deeper understanding of the importance of Latin America's economy to the global economy. Topics covered include an examination of technological adoption and implementation in Latin American countries, ideologies and practices of management, tax evasion, and business ethics in Latin America, and profiles of multinationals throughout the region, as well as profiles of Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and the Caribbean as a whole.

– ProtoView Book Abstracts (formerly Book News, Inc.)

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Bryan Christiansen is the Chief Executive Officer of Tactical Systems, LLC in Indiana, USA. A former business lecturer at universities in Turkey, Russia, and the USA, he has traveled to 41 countries where he has conducted international business since 1985 in multiple languages and various industries with Global 500 firms and smaller. Christiansen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing at the University of the State of New York in 1996 and his MBA degree at Capella University in 2003. The author of 20 Reference books on business, economics, and psychology, he is currently working on his Doctor of Business Administration degree at Middlesex University in London, England and is expected to graduate in 2020.