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Structural Change in Argentina, 1935–1960: The Role of Import Substitution and Factor Endowments / Dario Debowicz; Paul Segal

The Journal of Economic History, Volume: 74, Issue: 01, Pages: 230 - 258

Swansea University Author: Dario, Debowicz

DOI (Published version): 10.1017/S0022050714000084

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This paper investigates structural change in Argentina from 1935 to 1960, a period of rapid industrialisation and relative decline of agriculture. The paper argues that the main driver of the relative decline of agriculture is the closing of the land frontier and the associated change in factor endo...

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Published in: The Journal of Economic History
Published: 2014
Online Access: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9176766&fileId=S0022050714000084
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa21531
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Abstract: This paper investigates structural change in Argentina from 1935 to 1960, a period of rapid industrialisation and relative decline of agriculture. The paper argues that the main driver of the relative decline of agriculture is the closing of the land frontier and the associated change in factor endowments as the population continued to grow.
Item Description: A preliminary version of the paper is available at http://www.ifpri.org/sites/default/files/publications/ifpridp01212.pdf
Keywords: structural transformation ; economic history ; Argentina ; computable general equilibrium (CGE) model
College: School of Management
Issue: 01
Start Page: 230
End Page: 258