Development thlnking and practive in Latin America have been strongly influenced by the centre-periphery approach with its heavy emphasis on international trade, considered the most important variable in the analytical explanation of the origin of underdevelopment as well as in the strategy recommended for its elimination.

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ISS Occasional Papers
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Sideri, S. (1973). Analysis and Overall Evaluation of Latin American Trade Policies (No. 42). ISS Occasional Papers. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from