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U.S. Economic Outlook: First Half 2020
The U.S. economy shrank at a 32.7% annual rate in the second quarter of 2020 and at a 5% pace in the first. The decline was driven by a big collapse in private consumption, concentrated in the services sector. Shutdowns to stem the spread of the coronavirus had a deep impact on the economy, particularly on the services sector. Economic forecasts ...
U.S. Economic Outlook: Seven years of steady but tepid growth
The U.S labor market is tight and is expected to return to full employment in 2017. However, productivity has risen less than 1% for six consecutive years. Sluggish productivity has implications for wage growth, which has been low by historical standards during this economic recovery. Wage growth seems to be already picking up, though, as the economy ...
Convergencia tecnológica y agenda regulatoria de las telecomunicaciones en América Latina
La profundización de la convergencia tecnológica en el sector de las comunicaciones, en particular la reciente tendencia de oferta generalizada de servicios por medio de plataforma IP en banda ancha, viene a transformar, de manera radical, las fronteras de las firmas, mercados y sectores de Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación (TIC);. Además de ...
Latin America and the Caribbean exports to the United States: Analysis of the competition with China and other regions at product level, 2002-2018
This research looks at Latin America and the Caribbean exports trajectory in the United States market in the almost two decades that followed China's accession to the WTO and compares it with that followed by China and other regions. The analysis exploits product-level United States imports data collected from the United States Census Bureau. The ...