Destitution, Plunder and Earthquake in Haiti
Mats Lundahl is Professor of Development Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden.
Preface Prologue: The Dismal Past Part I: Before the Quake 1. The Economic Consequences of 1809, or Was Haiti Doomed to Fail? A Story of Factor Proportions, Labor Market Institutions and Politics - Appendix: A Capsule History of Haitian Exports 2. Towards the Abyss? The Political Economy of Emergency in Haiti 3. Economic Reform in Haiti: Past Failures and Future Successes? 4. Descent into Crisis: Politics and Economics from Aristide to the Earthquake 5. The Failure of Community-Based Entrepreneurship in Haiti 6. Reaching the Poor: Some Observations on Formal and Informal Credit in Haiti 7. Book Reviews: i. Some Recent Historical Works on Haiti ii. Haitian Migration iii. Jacques Roumain and Gouverneurs de la rose 8. Economic Growth in Haiti: A Mere Illusion? Part II: The Earthquake and After 9. 7.0 on the Richter Scale 10. The Controversial Death Toll 11. The Election Farce 12. Camps, Security and Rebuilding 13. The Interim Haiti Recovery Commission 14. Industrialization by Necessity 15. Micky at the Helm Epilogue: Institutional Failure