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Social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Ecuador

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Social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Ecuador

Autor institucional: NU. CEPAL. División de Desarrollo Social-Alemania. Ministerio Federal de Cooperación Económica y Desarrollo Physical Description: 79 páginas. Editorial: ECLAC Date: April 2014 ECLAC symbol: LC/W.552

Description

This report is part of a series of national case studies aimed at disseminating knowledge on the current status of social protection systems in Latin American and Caribbean countries, and at discussing their main challenges in terms of realizing of the economic and social rights of the population and achieving key development goals, such as combating poverty and hunger.

Table of contents

Foreword .-- Introduction .-- I. Main economic and social indicators .-- II. Social spending in 2000-2012 .-- III. Basic structure of the social protection and promotion system:
description of the main services .-- IV. Key transformations in the institutional framework of the social sector .-- V. Evaluation and outlook.