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Author Spillan, John E., author.

Title Business opportunities in the Pacific Alliance : the economic rise of Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Mexico / John E. Spillan, Nicholas Virzi ; with contributed by Maria Alejandra Morales
Published Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]


Description 1 online resource (xii, 250 pages) : illustrations
Contents Business Opportunities in the Pacific Alliance; Preface; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1 Introduction; Overview; Pacific Alliance; Structure of the Book; Background; Why the Pacific Alliance; Why Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Mexico?; The Pacific Alliance Indicators; Central America; Who Will Benefit?; Is This Regional Trade Group Sustainable?; The Current State of Globalization and Trade; Conclusions; Notes; References; 2 Theoretical Framework; Introduction: The Benefits of Free Trade; Strategic Trade Theory: Premises and Predictions; Liberal Trade Theory: Premises and Predictions
The Democratic Peace LiteratureOrdoliberal Contributions to Trade Theory; New Institutional Economics and Trade; Public Choice and Trade; Discussion: Toward an Ordoliberal Theory of Trade; Discussion; Conclusion; References; 3 The Modern Economic History of Trade; Globalization's Successive Waves; Trade and Prosperity; Trade and Human Development; Trade and Peace; A Brief Political Economic History of Latin America; The Rise and Fall of The Import-Substitution-Industrialization (ISI) Model in Latin America; The Failure of ISI Models; The Bankruptcy of Dirigisme Models in Latin America
History of Regional Trade Groups in Latin America: Atlantic-Centered and ProtectionistA Brief Political Economic History of Asia; Communist China, a Lesson in Failure; The Sustained Success of the Export-Led-Growth Model in Asia; The Asian Tigers; Capitalist China, a Lesson in Success; Southeast Asia, the New Tigers; Discussion; Conclusion; References; 4 Chile; A Historic Overview of the Chilean Experience; Background of Reforms and Economic Development in Chile; Major Accomplishments; The Best Managers Do Not Manage the Traditional Way; Culture and Competitive Advantage
Strengths and Weaknesses of ChileStrengths; Chile's Economy; Natural Resources; Property Rights; Corruption; Culture; Numerous Trade Agreements; Stable Political and Institutional Environment; Already Has International Companies in Country; Weaknesses; Energy; Economy Is Small; Dependence on Copper; Exposure to Climatic and Earthquake Risks; Why Chile is a good Pacific Alliance Partner; Discussion; Conclusions; References; 5 Peru; Overview and Contribution; Peru: A Developing Nation; Strengths and Weaknesses of Peru; Strengths
Peru Has a Strong Fiscal Condition and Generally Good Economic ManagementEconomic Growth Continues; Low Public Debt and Balanced Budget; Banks Are Independent and Have Solid Fiscal Foundations; Tourist Attractiveness; Weaknesses; Regional Disparities; Infrastructure Deficiencies; Large Informal Market; Why is Peru a Good Pacific Alliance Partner?; Pacific Alliance's Benefit to Peru; Discussion; Conclusion; References; 6 Colombia; Can a Sound Economy Thrive Amid Political Turmoil?; Colombia's Strengths and Weaknesses; Strengths; Access to Two Oceans; Large Population
Summary This book provides a solid overview of trade and business opportunities in the Pacific Alliance, focusing on the key drivers of economic growth and development in Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Mexico. It addresses the political, economic, and social benefits that accrue when commerce and markets are made freer, and implications this poses for American businesses. Further, it surveys how key economies of Latin America have learned from past failures and are poised to capitalize on them in the future. It will offer a detailed understanding for business scholars, practitioners, and entrepreneurs looking to explore new business ventures in dynamic trade union
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Pacific Alliance (Organization : Latin America)
Pacific Alliance (Organization : Latin America)
International economic relations.
Distributive industries.
International economics.
Market research.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Exports & Imports.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- Marketing.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- Trade & Tariffs.
Economic history
International economic relations
Latin America -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
Latin America
Form Electronic book
Author Virzi, Nicholas, author.
Morales, MarĂ­a Alejandra, author.
ISBN 9783319547688