Activities of the Division of Production, Productivity and Management

11/05/2010

Application deadline for Summer School on Latin American Economies has been extended

13/10/2008
November 18th, 2008
Seminar "Offshore corporate services in Latin America and the Caribbean"

15/03/2006
2006 version
Summer School on Latin American Economies

15/03/2005
Unit on Investment and Corporate Strategies
Foreign Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2004
This Report was launched on 15 March at a press conference at ECLAC headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
21/02/2005

Other Publications of the Unit on Investment and Corporate Strategies

19/11/2003
Tabasco, December 1 - 3, 2003
2nd Latin American Congress on Clusters
With the organization of the Tabasco Foundation A.C. through its<br></br> Tabasco in Action program, the Economic Commission for Latin America<br></br> and the Caribbean of the United Nations (Cepal) with the support of the German society for technical co-operation (GTZ) of the Government of Germany the world-wide network and The Competitiveness Institute (TCI)
08/04/2003

Foreign Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2003
On May 19, the 2003 Report was launched by the Executive Secretary at a press conference in Santiago.<br></br>
01/04/2003
Unit on Investment and Corporate Strategies
Foreign Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
The Report is launched annually at a press conference in Santiago.
14/06/2002
Unit on Investment and Corporate Strategies
Foreign Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2001
On 17 June, at ECLAC Santiago, Chile, the Foreign Investment Report in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2001 was launched.The purpose of this report is to continue advancing on foreign direct investment (FDI) knowledge in Latin America and the Caribbean, based on an analytical framework defined by corporate strategies, interpreting the abundant but heterogeneous information available.
14/05/2002
ECLAC Notes
Education and the labour market: Latinamerica is Falling behind
Latin American countries are falling behind their competitors in the key<br></br> educational areas of upper secondary and technical education,' concludes Beverly Carlson, in her study Education and the Labour Market in Latin America: Why Measurement is Important and What it Tells Us About Policies, Reforms and Performance, No. 114 in ECLAC's Desarrollo Productivo Series. <br></br>
09/05/2002
Santiago, 9 May, 2002
Proposals and solutions for Small and Medium-sized enterprises in Chile
FUNDES investigation with the support of the University of Chile and ECLAC concluded. The investigation originated the publication "Desarrollo se escribe con PyME", that performs a diagnosis of the obstacles that limits the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises in the country. Also, includes a characterization of these enterprises to formulate recommendations to promote its competitiviness.
11/04/2002
Agricultural Development Unit
Agricultural Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 1990-2000
On thursday April 11, at the ECLAC building,ECLAC and IICA launched an updated version of the book on the state of regional agriculture.
10/04/2002
Agricultural Development Unit
Colombia: Social, economic and institutional scenery of the present coffee crisis.
The economist, Luz Amparo Fonseca, indicates in this document that the coffee plantation activity in Colombia is presently going through a structural crisis. The social situation is preoccupying, as there are more than 500 thousand families that live of the coffee production and have suffered a continious impoverishment during the last decade.
28/03/2002
In collaboration with the International Development Research Centre and Alfaomega in Colombia
ECLAC published a book 'Aglomeraciones Mineras y Desarrollo Local en América Latina'
The publication is a result of an investigation project that lasted two years and included eleven case studies in six countries.
26/01/2002
Project: Natural Resources and Clusters Policies
International Seminar on 'Natural Resource-Based Clusters: Its Growth, Distributive and Environmental Aspects'
The "Natural Resource-Based Clusters: Its Growth, Distributive and Environmental Aspects"(ECLAC/Netherlands' Government BT-HOL-97-S75)project has carried out a series of case studies on "clusters" of natural resources in Latin America during the last years, from which ECLAC has achieved a knowledge on this area, that has materialized in technical counseling and assistance at local government level.
07/01/2002
ECLAC, Santiago, Chile
Regional Seminar on FDI in Latin America
This event will take place from 7 to 9 January 2002 and is divided in five sections:<br></br>
26/10/2001
DDPE, FUNDES and University of Chile
Sign agreement to carry out study on SMEs in Chile
The ECLAC Division of Production, Productivity and Management, FUNDES and the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences of the University of Chile, agreed to carry out a study on the behaviour of the small and medium-sized enterprises in Chile, and its field analysis will be carried out during November and December of this year.
18/04/2001
Unit on Investment and Corporate Strategies
Foreign Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2000
On 18 April at ECLAC, Santiago, Chile, the Foreign Investment Report in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2000 was launched. The purpose of this report is to continue advancing on foreign direct investment (FDI) knowledge in Latin America and the Caribbean, based on an analytical framework defined by corporate strategies, interpreting the abundant but heterogeneous information available.

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