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Employment and structural mobility. Revisiting a Prebischian theme
Division, The 1980s and 1990s were decades in which spurious labour absorption, meaning rapid growth in low-productivity jobs, took place on a large scale in most of the Latin American countries. This was a major setback to expectations about reforms that had sought to internationalize the countries' economies and position them as competitive, ...
The dynamic of employment in Chilean industry
This paper uses descriptive and parametric information to analyse the dynamic of employment in Chilean industry at the industrial plant level between 1979 and 2000. It examines job creation, destruction and turnover and investigates the link between these and the business cycle, sectoral characteristics and plant size. It finds evidence of procyclical ...
Growth, competitiveness and employment in Peru, 1990-2003
The growth of high-quality employment needed to reduce the share of informal occupation and open unemployment in Peru will require an acceleration and diversification of private investment in the tradable sector. One of the main constraints faced is the uncompetitiveness of the non-extractive tradable sector. In 1990-2003, competitiveness improved ...
CEPAL Review no.82
Revista de la CEPAL no.94
CEPAL Review no. 93
CEPAL Review no. 89
El impacto de la crisis argentina en el bienestar de los hogares
Este trabajo presenta los resultados iniciales de una encuesta de hogares realizada para evaluar los efectos sobre el bienestar de la crisis económica en Argentina. Asimismo, se pretende identificar los mecanismos y estrategias de supervivencia adoptados por los hogares durante estos tiempos difíciles. Los resultados obtenidos confirman la imagen ...