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Social Panorama of Latin America 2018

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UN symbol.: LC/PUB.2019/3-P ISBN: 9789211220094 220 p. Editorial: ECLAC February 2019


The Social Panorama of Latin America 2018 analyzes issues crucial to understanding and action given the structural challenges facing the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in the current economic and social situation, especially in the context of the transformations underway in labor markets.
Throughout the report, which has been published since 1991, strategies and policies are suggested for advancing toward inclusive development in accordance with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Table of contents

Introduction. Summary .-- Chapter I: Socioeconomic inequalities in Latin America: recent trends in the distribution of income and wealth .-- Chapter II: Poverty in Latin America: long-term trends and recent developments .-- Chapter III: Social spending and the labour market: recent trends and public policies .-- Chapter IV: Structural challenges of inclusion and the labour market .-- Chapter V. Women’s economic autonomy in a changing labour market .-- Tables.