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Female-headed single-parent households and poverty in Costa Rica
Average real family incomes rose in Costa Rica in the late 1990 sand at the start of the new decade, but poverty rates did not fall. Hereit is argued that economic growth in the country did not translate intoreduced poverty during this period because of changes that took placein household structure and in the labour market, and that these changeshad ...
Políticas nacionales de población
Trade liberalization and economic growth in Central America
This article examines the long-run relationship between export performance and economic growth in three Central American countries from 1950 to 1999. Therefore, it excludes the recent years of slowdown in the world economy, 2000-2002. The cointegration analysis supports the view that the external sector has been a key determinant of these countries' ...