00:00    |    
Initial credits
00:06    |    
00:14    |    
Why is there a gap between development of the United States and Canada and development of Latin American countries?
01:23    |    
Did Latin America fall behind or did United States and Canada work better?
02:56    |    
Have institutions played a role in these development differences?
Colonial policy preparation
Negative heritage
Evolution in England and Spain
Trade restrictions in Spain
Differences in governance between England and Spain
07:22    |    
Final words
07:28    |    
Final credits




European Colonization of the Americas: Its Impact on the Development of their Countries

13 de julio de 2012   | Vistas: 2 |  

During this interview, Robin Grier talks about the impact and differences on economic development between United States and Canada and Latin American countries in regard to European colonization. Based on her research, she explains that while Latin America fell behind, United States and Canada took advantage of the benefits of such colonization. Grier comments on the influence that institutions had on the unequal development and compares the English and Spanish economies, pointing out the great economic and trade advances that England had in comparison with Spain.

Robin Grier is professor of economics at the University of Oklahoma. Source: faculty-staff.ou.eduLast update: 30/07/2012


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