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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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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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The Economic Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean

The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has released a new study titled “International Trade in Latin America and the Caribbean 2009: Crisis and Recovery.” The report estimates that the value of total exports for the region fell by 24 percent in 2009 – though the drop slowed over the …
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Economics of Climate Change in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has just published the report “Economics of Climate Change in Latin America and the Caribbean.” The study forecasts that if no international agreement is reached to mitigate the effects of climate change, the overall cost to Latin America and the Caribbean could be equivalent to …
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Social Panorama of Latin America 2009

The UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has just launched the report, “The Social Panorama of Latin America 2009.” The study links trends in poverty and income distribution with social protection systems, placing special emphasis on how these systems have responded to the social impacts of the current crisis and on …
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The Employment situation in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have released its second bulletin, “The Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Crisis in Labour Markets and Countercyclical Responses.” The ECLAC/ILO bulletin describes the impact of the crisis on labour markets, beginning with a brief review of …
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New Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2008

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has just published the Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2008. It’s one of the leading sources of statistical information on the region, and contains social, economic and environmental data from the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. It comprises four chapters: …
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