Meeting the challenge of globalization in Costa Rica

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As president of Costa Rica from 1994 to 1998, José María Figueres played a key role in transforming the Costa Rican economy, helping to move the country up the value chain in the global production process. Figueres's success in bringing Intel into Costa Rica led to a major shift in the country's main exports - from bananas and coffee to microprocessors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-6
Number of pages4
JournalThunderbird International Business Review
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Political Science and International Relations


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