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Gastos Militares y Desarrollo En America del Sur
Gastos Militares y Desarrollo En America del Sur
By Centro de Investigaciones Economicas y Sociales de la Univer
Universidad de Lima, 1980, 312 pp

A detailed examination of military expenditures in Latin America which also evaluates the effectiveness of the Declaration of Ayacucho in limiting defense spending. The principal author is a Peruvian economist, José Antonio Ecinas Del Pando, who knows his subject well and who has contributed to U.N. studies on the relationship between arms expenditures and economic development.