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^E-PUB ↟ Venezuela Before Ch�vez: Anatomy of an Economic Collapse ☋ At the beginning of the twentieth century, Venezuela had one of the poorest economies in Latin America, but byit had become the richest country in the region and one of the twenty richest countries in the world, ahead of countries such as Greece, Israel, and Spain Betweenand , however, Venezuela s economy went sharply in reverse, with non oil GDP declining by almostpercent and oil GDP by an astonishingpercent What accounts for this drastic turnabout The editors of Venezuela Before Ch vez, who each played a policymaking role in the country s economy during the past two decades, have brought together a group of economists and political scientists to examine systematically the impact of a wide range of factors affecting the economy s collapse, from the cost of labor regulation and the development of financial markets to the weakening of democratic governance and the politics of decisions about industrial policyAside from the editors, the contributors are Omar Bello, Adriana Berm dez, Mat as Braun, Javier Corrales, Jonathan Di John, Rafael Di Tella, Javier Donna, Samuel Freije, Dan Levy, Robert MacCulloch, Osmel Manzano, Francisco Monaldi, Mar a Antonia Moreno, Daniel Ortega, Michael Penfold, Jos Pineda, Lant Pritchett, Cameron A Shelton, and Dean Yang