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CEPAL Review no.82
Distribución factorial del ingreso y régimen de crecimiento en el Perú, 1942-2013
El documento se inicia con una revisión de la literatura sobre el vínculo entre la distribución factorial del ingreso y el crecimiento económico desde los economistas clásicos, con énfasis en los trabajos de Kalecki y los poskeynesianos que desarrollan el enfoque sobre regímenes de crecimiento. Se reconstruye y analiza la información estadística sobre ...
CEPAL Review no. 89
CEPAL Review no. 93
Revista de la CEPAL no.94
More unequal or less? A review of global, regional and national income inequality
This article presents a multi-perspective discussion of trends in income inequality. Recent evidence from many sources shows that global income inequality is high and relatively stable, with the main changes being driven by developments in China and India. In developed countries, the trend has been towards higher levels of inequality over the last ...
The wealth gifted to the large-scale copper mining industry in Chile: new estimates, 2005-2014
This article estimates the economic rents received by the 10 mines that comprise Chile’s large-scale private-sector copper-mining industry. The methodology used produces a conservative calculation and includes two corrections that have hitherto been ignored in the literature: the reimbursement of exploration expenses and the compensation needed for ...
CEPAL Review no.97
Estimation of factors conditioning the acquisition of academic skills in Latin America in the presence of endogeneity
This article identifies the main determinants of skill acquisition in Latin America. Not having repeated a grade, sex, the number of books in the home and the mother’s education are defined as individual and family characteristics. In the case of school characteristics, the results are more heterogeneous between countries. The key factors seem to be ...
Fiscal sustainability and the cyclically adjusted balance policy: methodology and analysis for Chile
This paper sets forth a framework for analysing fiscal sustainability in the Chilean economy. It starts by making an ex post calculation of indicators of vulnerability and fiscal sustainability, based on the estimation of a sustainable debt level, with public finances considered in stationary state. It then develops an ad hoc dynamic fiscal sustainability ...