This book investigates the two-way relationship between debt and democracy in Latin America. It examines the evidence about how regime type influenced the choice of policy to deal with foreign creditors and related economic issues.

chapter |5 pages


ByBarbara Stallings, Robert Kaufman

part Part I

A Political-Economic Overview of the Debt Crisis

chapter 1|16 pages

The Latin American Debt Problem: Anatomy and Solutions

ByRudiger Dornbusch

chapter 3|20 pages

Debt and Democracy in Latin America, 1920s–1980s

ByPaul W. Drake

part Part II

Key Actors in the Debt-Democracy Dilemma

part Part III

Case Studies of Debt and Democracy

part Part IV|24 pages


chapter 12|23 pages

Debt and Democracy in the 1980s: The Latin American Experience

ByRobert Kaufman, Barbara Stallings