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June 2021 |
NU. CEPAL
ILO

The crisis caused by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic had severe repercussions on the region’s economy and labour markets in 2020. The...

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April 2021 |
  • Chiliatto-Leite, Marcos Vinicius

The early twenty-first century in Latin America was characterized by a “pink tide”, in which a reorientation of national policies produced...

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December 2020 |
  • Palma, José Gabriel

This article returns to the Ricardian tradition of understanding income distribution as the outcome of an “antagonistic” conflict with a...

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December 2020 |
  • Ocampo, José Antonio

This essay compares the COVID-19 crisis in Latin America with two long-lasting
crises (the Great Depression and the debt crisis) and two...

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August 2020 |
  • Arana, Mariano

This article analyses the origin and development of the technique of programming of Jorge Ahumada, of the Economic Commission for Latin America (...

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August 2020 |
  • Ocampo, José Antonio

The current economic crisis will be remembered, not only as the worst since the Great Depression, but also for the limited multilateral financial...

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April 2020 |
  • Freire-Seoane, María Jesús
  • López-Bermúdez, Beatriz
  • De la Peña Zarzuelo, Ignacio

This paper analyses the effects of changes in maritime container transport, unemployment levels, competitiveness and trade agreements on the per...

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April 2020 |
  • Alvarez E., Roberto
  • González, Aldo

This paper compares medicine prices in the six largest economies in Latin America. Using a panel-based econometric model with country fixed...

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April 2020 |
  • Weller, Jürgen

The debate about what kind of impact current technological changes will have on employment is marked by a high degree of uncertainty, as is clear...

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October 2019 |
NU. CEPAL
OIT

Gender equality is one of the most important elements of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that guide the work of all the institutions of...

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December 2018 |
  • Ramos Carvajal, Carmen
  • Alvargonzález Rodríguez, Mercedes
  • Moreno Cuartas, Blanca

This article analyses patterns of income inequality and its determinants in the countries of Latin America in the period 2004–2013. First, income...

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December 2018 |
  • Brosio, Giorgio
  • Jiménez, Juan Pablo
  • Ruelas, Ignacio

Non-renewable natural resources (NRNR) contribute a large share of tax revenue in Latin American countries; and the fact that these resources are...

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December 2018 |
  • da Rocha, Felipe Freitas
  • Bielschowsky, Ricardo

This article describes and analyses China’s pursuit of natural resources in Latin America, particularly oil, iron, copper and soybeans, which...

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August 2018 |
  • Arza, Valeria
  • Marín, Anabel
  • López, Emanuel
  • Stubrin, Lilia

The opportunities for innovation that arise from natural-resource production are associated with the formation of knowledge networks that...

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August 2018 |
  • Libman, Emiliano

In recent decades, Latin American countries have adopted more flexible exchange-rate regimes and set inflation targets. Several authors argue that...

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April 2018 |
  • Castro Aristizabal, Geovanny
  • Giménez, Gregorio
  • Pérez Ximénez-de-Embún, Domingo

This article identifies the main determinants of skill acquisition in Latin America. Not having repeated a grade, sex, the number of books in the...

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August 2017 |
  • Vásconez Rodríguez, Alison

This study looks at the relationship between the feminization of the labour market —defined as a relative increase in the female labour force...

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August 2017 |
  • Ocampo, José Antonio
  • Gómez-Arteaga, Natalie

After reviewing the debate over the relative merits of universalism and targeting in social policy, this paper assesses the present state of and...

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December 2016 |
  • Sánchez Díez, Angeles
  • Galaso Reca, Pablo
  • García de la Cruz, José Manuel

This article analyses the changing role played by Spanish firms in foreign investment through mergers and acquisitions in Latin America in 1999-...

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August 2016 |
  • Neira, Isabel
  • Lacalle-Calderón, Maricruz
  • Portela, Marta

This study focuses on the relationship among official development assistance (ODA), social capital and economic growth in Latin American countries...