Altering the way we perceive underdeveloped countries, this revolutionary volume focuses on Lima, Peru, and how its internal economies and political alliances function. De Soto also describes the surprising and revolutionary world of the "informals," those who work outside the law to achieve their goals. 24 pages of photographs.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
A revolutionary new analysis of the Third World, and a bestseller throughout Latin America. "The best way to understand Latin America's problems and issues is to read The Other Path."--Bill Bradley, U.S. SenateAbout the Author:
Hernando de Soto is President of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD), headquartered in Lima, Peru. He was named one of the five leading Latin American innovators of the century by Time magazine in its May 1999 issue on "Leaders for the New Millennium." De Soto played an integral role in the modernization of Peru's economic and political system as President Alberto Fujimori's Personal Representative and Principal Adviser. His previous book, The Other Path, was a best seller throughout Latin America and the U.S. He and ILD are currently working on the practical implementation of the measures for bringing the poor into the economic mainstream introduced in The Mystery of Capital. He lives in Lima, Peru.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Harpercollins. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0060916400. Bookseller Inventory # HGT4772SWER120814H0691B
Book Description Harpercollins, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060916400
Book Description Harpercollins. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0060916400 In NEW, unread book in excellent condition. No nicks or tears on dust jacket that has clean, straight edges. MoNeY Back Guarantee!. Bookseller Inventory # J-2-273
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800609164041.0
Book Description Harpercollins, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060916400
Book Description Harper & Row, New York, 1989. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 5.25x8. Foreword by Mario Vargas Llosa. Regulation and bureaucracy stifle economic growth in Peru; 'informal economy' grows outside the law. Proposes legalizing the informal economy to create a free market. xxxii+271 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 753