This book addresses selected aspects of reconstructing Central American's industrial and trading system. Special attention is given to the role of the European Community in regional reconstruction and integration and analyzes the economic legacy of the 1980s and the impact of adjustment policy. .
Table of Contents
Central American Integration: A Suitable Case for Treatment -- A Macroeconomic Overview of the Central American Economies -- Industrial Development in Central America, 1960–1980: Issues of Debate -- Can Regional Import Substitution and Export-Led Growth Be Combined? -- Central American Economic Integration: Renewed Prospects in the Midst of Crisis -- Central America’s External Debt: Past Growth and Projected Burden -- The Regional Monetary System and Economic Recovery -- The Reconstruction of the CACM and European Cooperation