Type
General Knowledge
Author
Guasch, J. Luis and Joseph Kogan
Organization
World Bank
Published in
2003
Submitted by
Lynn Harmon
Related theme(s)
Finances & Economics, Trade & Transport
Region
Latin America and Caribbean (LAC)
Country
International

Just in Case Inventories

This paper explores the reasons that raw material inventories in the manufacturing sector in the 1980s were 2-3 times higher in Latin America than in the United States despite the fact that interest rates were twice as high.

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