Gold and economic activity in the Guayana Region, Venezuela for the period 1870 -1920

Héctor Romero, Eddy J. Fajardo, Nathaly Palma

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Abstract

The present investigation, studies the impact that the gold mining activity had on the economic activity of the Guayana Region, Venezuela for the period 1870- 1920. The methodology used is that of a correlational study. A first approximation is made to the estimation of the impact that the gold exploitation has on the internal market of the Guayana region, calculations that had not been elaborated in any previous study. On the other hand, the behavior model of the gold mining industry in Venezuela for the period under study is described in detail.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEspacios
Volume40
Issue number28
StatePublished - 2019

Keywords

  • Economic activity
  • Gold mining industry
  • Guayana
  • Venezuela

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