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October 2016

The world of work is going through far-reaching transformations. These transformations have a strong impact on labour markets and pose new...

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October 2016 |
NU. CEPAL
HABITAT

The sustainable future of Latin America and the Caribbean is closely linked to sustainable urbanization. Therefore, in order to make cities...

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October 2016 |
NU. CEPAL

This document was prepared by the Forum of Ministers and High Authorities of Housing and Urban Development of Latin America and the Caribbean (...

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November 2016 |
NU. CEPAL

Technological trajectories are inseparable from developments in employment and production and it is essential to determine which types of...

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September 2016 |
NU. CEPAL

The first Regional Conference on the Integration of Women in the Economic and Social Development of Latin America was held almost 40 years ago (...

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August 2016 |
  • Sánchez, Ricardo
  • Mouftier, Lara

This edition of the FAL Bulletin aims to stimulate reflection on the future of ports. It describes and analyses the current strains placed on...

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August 2016 |
NU. CEPAL
UNICEF

The right to leisure is explicitly cited in article 31 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) and is the focus of this edition of the...

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August 2016 |
  • Nam, Valerie E.

The study is a purely descriptive analysis of the trends in adolescent fertility and an assessment of reproductive inequalities in a defined area...

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August 2016 |
  • Alderete, María Verónica
  • Formichella, María Marta

The objective of this paper is to determine the “premium,” in terms of academic achievement, that accrues to student beneficiaries of the Conectar...

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August 2016 |
  • Lozano, Ignacio
  • Julio, Juan Manuel

This paper provides evidence for the positive effects of fiscal decentralization on regional economic growth in Colombia since the enactment of...

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August 2016 |
  • Chacaltana, Juan

In a dramatic change of trend, labour formalization took place in Peru in the period covered by this study. The context was one of economic growth...

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August 2016 |
  • Gayo, Modesto
  • Méndez, María Luisa
  • Teitelboim, Berta

Tertiarization, or the shift to service economies with an increasing prevalence of non-manual occupations, has been identified as a central...

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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...

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August 2016 |
  • Fujii Gambero, Gerardo
  • Cervantes M., Rosario
  • Fabián Rojas, Ana Sofía

This study presents estimates of the number of jobs created by Mexican exports of manufactured goods in 2008 and 2012 based on the input-output...

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August 2016 |
  • Fernández A., Andrés

Labour income inequality declined in most of the Latin American countries in the early years of the twenty-first century. Costa Rica, however, is...

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August 2016 |
  • Santos, Humberto
  • Elacqua, Gregory

In this article, we examine the hypothesis that the policy of parental school choice in Chile has increased socioeconomic school segregation. We...