This publication, entitled the CEPAL Review, is covered in the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), published by Thomson ISI, and in the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL), published by the American Economic Association

Revista CEPAL

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Technical Editor

A regional reserve fund for Latin America
Daniel Titelman, Cecilia Vera, Pablo Carvallo and Esteban Pérez Caldentey

A proposal for a modified Human Development Index
María Andreina Salas-Bourgoin

From the classroom to the workplace: Three decades of evidence for Latin America
Mariana Viollaz

Jamaica: Employer size and worker remuneration in the private sector
Allister Mounsey

Wage differentials between the public and private sectors in Chile: Evidence from longitudinal data
Lucas Navarro and Javiera Selman

Income inequality in Brazil: What has changed in recent years?
Helder Ferreira de Mendonça and Diogo Martins Esteves

Deprivation viewed from a multidimensional perspective: The case of Brazil
Ana Flavia Machado, Andre Braz Golgher and Mariangela Furlan Antigo

The impacts on family consumption of the Bolsa Família subsidy programme
Marcela Nogueira Ferrario

The international asparagus business in Peru
Jaime de Pablo, Miguel Ángel Giacinti, Valentín Tassile and Luisa Fernanda Saavedra

The forestry and cellulose sector in the Province of Concepción, Chile: Production linkages between the Secano Interior and industry in Greater Concepción, or an enclave economy?
Gonzalo Falabella and Francisco Gatica

The opinions expressed in the signed articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect ECLAC views.

Explanatory notes
The following symbols are used in tables in the Review:
3 puntos
Three dots indicate that data are not available or are not separately reported.
A dash indicates that the amount is nil or negligible.
A blank space in a table means that the item in question is not applicable.
A minus sign indicates a deficit or decrease, unless otherwise specifi ed.
A point is used to indicate decimals.
A slash indicates a crop year or fiscal year; e.g., 2006/2007.
Use of a hyphen between years (e.g., 2006-2007) indicates reference to the complete period considered, including the beginning and end years.
The word "tons" means metric tons and the word "dollars" means United States dollars, unless otherwise stated. References to annual rates of growth or variation signify compound annual rates. Individual fi gures and percentages in tables do not necessarily add up to the corresponding totals because of rounding.