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A decade of light and shadow : Latin America and the Caribbean in the 1990s

Author: José Antonio Ocampo; Juan Martin; United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Publisher: Santiago, Chile : Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2003.
Series: Libros de la CEPAL, 76.
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The 1990s were a transitional period that marked a turning point in the economic, social and political development of Latin America and the Caribbean. This volume looks back at the decade to evaluate  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Statistics
Statistiques
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Decade of light and shadow.
Santiago, Chile : Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2003
(OCoLC)654761757
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: José Antonio Ocampo; Juan Martin; United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
ISBN: 9211214017 9789211214017
OCLC Number: 53277575
Notes: "July 2003."
"LC/G.2205-P"--T.p. verso.
Description: 355 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: The global and regional context --
Loss of world economic dynamism and rising inequality --
Trends towards greater internationalization in the new world context --
Policies and agents of internationalization --
Globalization of values --
Democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean --
Latin America and the Caribbean in a global context --
Connections between the internal and external environments --
International integration policies --
Changes in external trade and regional heterogeneity --
Size and composition of capital flows --
International labour migration --
Macroeconomic performance --
Macroeconomic policy --
Insufficient recovery of growth, investment and productivity --
Inflation --
Financial crises --
Structure and performance of goods-producing sectors --
Trends by broad sectors of economic activity --
The agriculture and forestry sector --
The mining sector --
The industrial sector --
Infrastructure service sectors --
Telecommunications --
Energy reforms --
Drinking water and sanitation services --
Transport --
The social sectors --
The region-wide demographic transition and the failure to take advantage of the demographic bonus --
Employment: low growth, the shift to services and the increase in informal employment --
The persistence of poverty and inequality --
Gender equity --
Public spending and reforms in the social sectors --
Creating opportunities for sustainable development --
The international environmental context of the 1990s --
Institutional progress in relation to environmental management --
Other actors.
Series Title: Libros de la CEPAL, 76.
Responsibility: José Antonio Ocampo, Juan Martin, editors.
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