Liberty and Enterprise in Latin America


This conference discussed the potential for Latin America to grow and prosper in the twenty-first century, especially in terms of its potential to attract permanent investment and encourage productive free enterprise.


Conference Readings

Casanova, Lourdes. Global Latinas: Latin America’s emerging multinationals [INSEAD Business Press Series]. London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.

de Soto, Hernando. The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else. New York: Basic Books, 2000.

Krauss, Melvyn B. Development Without Aid. Lanham: University Press of America, 1983.

Larrain, Jorge. Identity and Modernity in Latin America. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2000.

Novak, Michael. This Hemisphere of Liberty. Washington, D.C.: The AEI Press, 1990.

Roberts, Paul Craig and Karen Araujo LaFollette. The Capitalist Revolution in Latin America. Cambridge: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Vargas Llosa, Alvar. Liberty for Latin America: How to Undo Five Hundred Years of State Oppression. New York: The Independent Institute, 2005.