Finding Data on the Economy of Bolivia

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The economy of Bolivia is known internationally as being very vulnerable as well as politically and socially unstable; therefore, economic projections by various organisms do not always hold. However, to research the economy in Bolivia for your specific requirements, you can use the list below of sources that provide well-researched information on the Bolivian economy today. For a brief history of the economy in Bolivia, and a description of changes that have taken place over time and where the new power center of the economy is now, view our Bolivia Economy Home Page. For general statistics, information on natural resources, population and other data, view our Bolivian Economic Statistics page. The following is a list of reliable references we used to bring you the information we provide.

Bolivian Economy: Resources and Statistics

On the history of the economy of Bolivia:

(1) Rojas, Casto. “Historia financiera de Bolivia”, 2° ed. Editorial Universitaria UMSA, La Paz, 1977.

(2) Machicado Saravia, Flavio. “Actitudes en las políticas económicas 1952-1989”. Editorial ILDIS, La Paz, 1990.

(3) Antezana, Alejandro. “Estructura agraria en el siglo XIX”. Editada por CID, La Paz, 1992.

Statistics on the economy of Bolivia:

(4) Instituto Nacional de Estadistica (INE) (Bolivian National Statistics Institute)

(5) Ministerio de Economia y Finanzas de Bolivia (Bolivian National Ministry of Economy and Finances)

(6) Camara Nacional de Comercio de Bolivia (Bolivian National Chamber of Commerce)

(7) Camara de Industria y Comercio de Santa Cruz (CAINCO) (Santa Cruz Chamber of Industry, Commerce and Tourism)

(8) Comision Economica para America Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean)

(9) Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD), filial Bolivia (United Nations Development Program, Bolivia office)

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