A Post-Washington Consensus Approach to Local Economic Development in Latin America? An Example from Medellín, Colombia

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Milford Bateman

Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU); St Marys University, Halifax; UFF, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Juan Duran Ortiz

IBSER

Kate Maclean

Independent

Date Written: April 25, 2011

Abstract

This paper looks at the radical policies introduced in Medellin, in Colombia, to promote local development and social inclusion. While not always successful, the paper finds that they hold out a useful foundation for further reforms and measures to build local economic development success and social inclusion.

Keywords: Medellin, Colombia, informal, enterprise, microfinance, institutions

Suggested Citation

Bateman, Milford and Duran Ortiz, Juan and Maclean, Kate, A Post-Washington Consensus Approach to Local Economic Development in Latin America? An Example from Medellín, Colombia (April 25, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2385197 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2385197

Milford Bateman (Contact Author)

Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU) ( email )

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St Marys University, Halifax ( email )

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Juan Duran Ortiz

IBSER ( email )

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Kate Maclean

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