publication . Article . 2015

A dainty review of the business and economic history of Chile and Latin America

Bátiz Lazo, Bernardo;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2015
  • Publisher: Universidad de Chile, Departamento de Economía Santiago de Chile
  • Country: United Kingdom
This introductory piece provides some context to the special edition on business and economic history of Chile and Latin America. It also provides an introduction to better understanding research and method in business history while inviting for this field to be further developed in Chile.
free text keywords: N0, N01, N86, economic history, business history, Chile, Latin America, historia económica, historia empresarial, América Latina, ddc:330, Economics, Economy, Latin Americans, Latin American studies, N100, N900, Economic history and conditions, HC10-1085, Economics as a science, HB71-74
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3 For a recent state of the art review of the economic history of Latin America see Bértola and Rodríguez Weber (2016-forthcoming).

4 For a view of business history by an economic historian see https://johanfourie.wordpress. com/2015/08/28/why-african-business-schools-need-more-business-history/ (Accessed Sep 3, 2015).

5 Whole academic conferences have been dedicated to explore the future direction of business history. For instance 'Business History after Chandler' in the UK (http://www. Accessed Sep 3, 2015) and 'Elaborations, Revisions, Dissents: Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.' in thewUwSwA.t(hebhc. org/publications/rjbhr.html Accessed Sep 3, 2015). 1999 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Source: Own estimates based on data stored ID1E1AS.

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12 Newly minted data by Reyes on agricultural salaries is offered is appended to her chapter. The website of Estudios de Economia offers a downloadable file with data on Chile's regional PIB between 1888 and 1973 by Badia. Data on patents by Beatty and Escobar can be downloaded here: (Acessed October 5, 2015).

Bátiz-Lazo, B. and T. Krichel (2012). “A Brief Business History of an On-Line Distribution System for Academic Research Called NEP, 1998-2010”. Journal of Management History 8 (4): 445-468.

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