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Acknowledgments Abbreviations 1. Learning from Foreign Models in Latin American Policy Reform: An Introduction, Kurt Weyland 2. External Models, International Influence, and the Politics of Social Sector Reforms, Joan M. Nelson 3. International Financial Institutions and the Diffusion of Foreign Models for Social Security Reform in Latin America, Sarah M. Brooks 4. The Argentine Pension System Reform and International Lessons, Gustavo Demarco 5. The Politics of Social Security Reform in Brazil, Vinícius C. Pinheiro 6. Foreign Models in the Adoption of Unemployment Insurance in Brazil, José Paulo Zeetano Chahad 7. Ideological Marketization and Policy Learning in Chile: The Case of Unemployment Insurance, Louise Haagh with David Bravo 8. The Influence of Foreign Models in Health Reform in Colombia, Juan Pablo Uribe 9. The Role of Foreign Models in Mexican Healthcare Reforms in the 1990s, Carlos Cruz and Elena Carrera 10. Conclusion: Lessons about Learning in Latin American Policy Reform, Kurt Weyland Contributors Index

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