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Energy as an indicator of modernization in Latin America, 1890–1925

Authordc.contributor.authorRubio, M. de Mar 
Authordc.contributor.authorYáñez, César es_CL
Authordc.contributor.authorFolchi Donoso, Mauricio es_CL
Authordc.contributor.authorCarreras, Albert es_CL
Admission datedc.date.accessioned2014-01-10T13:48:28Z
Available datedc.date.available2014-01-10T13:48:28Z
Publication datedc.date.issued2010
Cita de ítemdc.identifier.citationEconomic History Review, 63, 3 (2010), pp. 769–804en_US
Identifierdc.identifier.urihttp://repositorio.uchile.cl/handle/2250/123066
General notedc.descriptionArtículo de publicación ISIen_US
Abstractdc.description.abstractIn the absence of comparable macroeconomic indicators for most of the Latin American economies before the 1930s, the apparent consumption of energy is used in this paper as a proxy of the degree of modernization of Latin America and the Caribbean.This paper presents an estimate of the apparent consumption per head of modern energies (coal, petroleum, and hydroelectricity) for 30 countries of the region, 1890 to 1925. As a result, it provides the basis for a quantitative comparative analysis of modernization performance beyond the few countries for which historical national accounts are available in Latin Americaen_US
Lenguagedc.language.isoen_USen_US
Type of licensedc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Chile*
Link to Licensedc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/cl/*
Keywordsdc.subjectinternational-trade statisticsen_US
Títulodc.titleEnergy as an indicator of modernization in Latin America, 1890–1925en_US
Document typedc.typeArtículo de revistaen_US


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