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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF LATIN AMERICA STUDY GUIDE. Which Latin American country has a command economy? . Cuba. Which country has an embargo or does not allow trade with Cuba? . United States. Which country has the healthiest economy in South America? . Brazil.

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True or False: The rate of Entrepreneurship is high in Latin America because of high unemployment and a way to get out of poverty?
  • True
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The countries of Latin America use a variety of currencies, or types of money. Why is it important to have a system in place for exchanging currencies?

  • To be fair
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Entrepreneurs have a major impact on the economies of Latin America. What do entrepreneurs do to help their country’s economy?
  • Create jobs
based on the information on the chart which country should have the highest standard of living
Based on the information on the chart, which country should have the highest standard of living?
  • United States
compare the countries above what conclusion can you draw from the chart
Compare the countries above. What conclusion can you draw from the chart?
  • Tonga’s low population makes it impossible to raise the GDP per capita
brazil s economy has experienced dramatic changes over the years describe brazil s economy today
Brazil’s economy has experienced dramatic changes over the years. Describe Brazil’s economy today?
  • Brazil’s economy is diversified and is immune to global market changes
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The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was signed in the early 1990’s. What is the purpose of NAFTA?
  • Eliminate trade barriers between the US, Mexico, and Canada
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Soybean farming is a major industry in Brazil. How does specializing in growing soybeans help Brazil trade with other countries?
  • Brazil can trade with other countries to get goods and services
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The prices of goods and services are set by supply and demand, not by the government, in what kind of economy?
  • Market Economy
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Mexico and Brazil have market economies. True or false: In a market economy, companies produce goods and consumers decide what to purchase.

  • True
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The citizens of a country contribute to its economy. A person in Brazil who starts a new company in the tourism business could be called what?

  • Entrepreneur
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South American countries now have more diversified economies than they did in the past. Many foreign companies have made investments in the mining and petrochemical industries. These are examples of which kind of capital?

  • Investment in capital goods
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The relationship between the literacy rate and standard of living in Latin America is important because __________________________.

  • The higher the standard of living, the higher the literacy rate
which of the following sentences describes a country with a mixed economy
Which of the following sentences describes a country with a mixed economy?
  • There is a combination of government regulation and privately owned businesses
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