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Inclusion of the European Nordic model in the debate concerning social protection reform: the long-term development of Nordic welfare systems (1890-2005) and their transferability to Latin America in the twenty-first century
Abstract What is the relevance of the Nordic model of social and labor market policy in Latin America today? This issue is explored by an examination of how the Nordic systems of social protection developed institutionally, and what role has been played by the labor market context. The report also discuss what best practices" of a "Nordic model" ...
Pension reform in Europe in the 90's and lessons for Latin America
Abstract Reviewing and comparing the economic histories of Europe and Latin America we can observe that the universality of social security systems and the concurrent development of labor market institutions allowed Europe to reduce social inequality, while this has not been possible in Latin America. Pension systems in Latin America face some of the ...
The European Investment Bank and SMEs: key lessons for Latin America and the Caribbean
This paper discusses the engagement of the European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group) with the financing and support of SMEs, both within the European Union (EU) as well as EU Candidate Countries and the Balkans. Indeed, lending and providing financial support to SMEs is one of the key core objectives of the EIB Group. The main focus of the paper is ...
Auge, caída y transformación de las cajas de ahorro españolas: lecciones para América Latina
La investigación cuyos resultados se resúmen en el presente informe ha tenido como objetivo evaluar la experiencia de las cajas de ahorro españolas como instituciones orientadas al financiamiento de las familias y las empresas pequeñas (incluidas las microecompresas) y medianas (pymes), extrayendo posibles lecciones para el caso latinoamericano a ...