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CEPAL Review no.79

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CEPAL Review no.79

Physical Description: 179 p. ; grafs., tabls. Editorial: ECLAC Date: April 2003 ECLAC symbol: LC/G.2200-P ISSN: 02512920 ISBN: 9211214246

Table of contents

The terms of trade for commodities in the twentieth century / José Antonio Ocampo and María Ángela Parra. -- Are Central American export specialization patterns “sticky”? / Klaus Lindegaard and Leiner Vargas. -- Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Latin America / Emilio Zevallos V. -- Accountability in government programmes to promote small and medium-sized enterprises / Mario Castillo and Roy C. Nelson. -- ECLAC, transnational corporations and the quest for a Latin American development strategy / Daniel Kerner. -- Policy response to poverty and inequality in the developing world / Albert Berry. -- Expanding the coverage of pension systems in Latin America / Luis Felipe Jiménez and Jéssica Cuadros. -- Pension reform in Europe in the 1990s: lessons for Latin America / Louise Fox and Edward Palmer. -- The Argentine crisis and its impact on household welfare / Ariel Fiszbein, Paula Inés Giovagnoli and Isidro Adúriz. -- The determinants of recent foreign bank penetration in Brazil / Luiz Fernando Rodrigues de Paula