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Shaping the Digital Transformation in Latin America

The OECD has recently published the report “Shaping the Digital Transformation in Latin America: Strengthening Productivity, Improving Lives“. This report discusses policies and approaches to spur sustainable and inclusive digital transformation in the LAC region across seven action areas: enhancing access to digital technologies; strengthening their effective use; enabling digital innovation; ensuring quality jobs for …
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Shaking Up Economic Progress: Aggregate Shocks in Latin America and the Caribbean

The World Bank has just published “Shaking Up Economic Progress: Aggregate Shocks in Latin America and the Caribbean”. According to the report, countries across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have made major progress in reducing poverty and inequality, but frequent natural and man-made shocks threaten to drive many people back into poverty unless efforts …
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Las Redes de Inversionistas Ángeles en América Latina y el Caribe

The aim of this study is to provide an overview of the private investor networks in operation across Latin America and the Caribbean. The study presents the most representative quantitative aspects of the networks in terms of the types of investors they attract, the investment transactions they’ve closed and the management structure of the networks, …
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IMF Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published the Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere, “Time to Rebuild Policy Space.” According to the REO, growth in Latin America and the Caribbean is set to pick up from 3 percent in 2012 to 3½ percent in 2013, supported by stronger external demand, favorable financing conditions, and …
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Regional Economic Outlook for Latin America

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published the Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere, “Shifting Winds, New Policy Challenges.” According to the REO, Latin America and theCaribbeanis facing a range of challenges from the crisis. Downside risks are significant, with some countries more vulnerable than others. But growth has so far held up reasonably …
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Latin America and the Caribbean in the World Economy

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has just published the report, “Latin America and the Caribbean in the World Economy: The Region in the Decade of the Emerging Economies.” According to the study, the value of goods exported from Latin America and the Caribbean will grow by 27 percent in 2011, …
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Social Panorama of Latin America 2010

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has just published the report, The Social Panorama of Latin America 2010. Most of the report discussed the youth and child population and considers how differences created and consolidated during this stage of life entrench the intergenerational reproduction of poverty and inequality. The main focus …
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Productive Innovation and Integration with Asia: Priorities for Latin American Pacific Basin Countries

Latin America’s possibilities for growth and competition in the global market should focus on innovation and forging closer ties with Asian Pacific nations, which have become the world’s main pole of economic growth, states the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) -the Spanish acronym is CEPAL- in two reports. The documents were …
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Human Opportunity in Latin America and the Caribbean

The World Bank has just published the “2010 Report on Human Opportunity in Latin America and the Caribbean: What Opportunity Do our Children Have?”. The report measures how personal circumstances impact a child’s probability of accessing the services that are necessary to succeed in life. The data is representative of some 200 million children living …
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Forging Ties: China, Latin America and the Caribbean

The UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has just published the report, “The Popular Republic of China and Latin America and the Caribbean: Towards a Strategic Relationship”. The study looks at trends in trade and investment between China and the Latin American region as China becomes one of the three major …
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