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Raúl Prebisch

Raúl Prebisch (1901–1986) was an Argentine economist known for his contribution to structuralist economics, in particular the Prebisch-Singer hypothesis that formed the basis of economic dependency theory. He is sometimes considered to be a neo-Marxist though this label is misleading.

Prebisch joined the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) where he was the Executive Secretary from 1950 to 1963. He was Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) from 1964 to 1969. In 1977 he received a Honorary Fellowship at the Institute of Social Studies.

He is known primarily for his work in international and development economics as well as his immense contributions to the United Nation's effort to achieve a fairer international economic order.

Bibliography

Books

The new international economic order and cultural values: two myths of peripheral capitalism / R. PREBISCH. - Madrid : Instituto de Cooperacion Intercontinental, 1978

International economics and development : essays in honour of Raúl Prebisch / ed. by Luis Eugenio di Marco / L.E. DI MARCO R. PREBISCH;. - New York, NY : Academic Press, 1972

Change and development - Latin America's great task : report submitted to the Inter-American Development Bank / by Raúl Prebisch / R. PREBISCH, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). - New York : Praeger, 1970

Towards a global strategy of development : report by the Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development to the second session of the conference, New Delhi 1968 / Raul Prebisch / R. PREBISCH. - New York : UN, 1968

The economic development of Latin America and its principal problems Prebisch, Raul / United Nations Department of Economic Affairs / 1950

Articles

3063 Los intereses de los países desarrollados y el desarrollo de América Latina Prebisch, Raúl / In: Nueva sociedad; vol. 180 (2002), pag. 65-70 (6) / 2002

El desarrollo económico de la América Latina y algunos de sus principales problemas Prebisch, Raúl / In: El trimestre económico; vol. 63 (1996), afl. 249, pag. 175-246 (72) / 1996

Propos sur le développement et la politique commerciale internationale Prebisch, R. / In: Justice économique internationale / 1976

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