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REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #135 12/2021

Revista de la CEPAL No. 135, DIciembre 2021

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Revista de la CEPAL
23 May 2022
La Revista CEPAL se fundó en 1976 y es una publicación cuatrimestral de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe, de las Naciones Unidas, con sede en Santiago de Chile. El objetico de la Revista es contribuir al examen de los problemas del desarrollo socioeconómico de la región, con ...
CEPAL REVIEW #135 12/2021

CEPAL Review No. 135, December 2021

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CEPAL Review
23 May 2022
Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetar...
ECONOMIC REPORT ON AFRICA 2021

Economic Report on Africa 2021

Addressing Poverty and Vulnerability in Africa During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Economic Report on Africa
14 May 2022
The report applies a poverty-vulnerability-resilience framework to examine the impact of COVID-19 on household well-being in Africa. The report emphasizes the dynamic nature of poverty since some of the poor are not poor all the time, though they are often vulnerable because of exposure to a mult...
GLOBAL MULTI POV INDEX 2021 (F)

Indice global de pauvreté multidimensionnelle 2021

Lever le voile sur les disparités selon l’appartenance ethnique, la caste et le genre

28 Apr 2022
L'Indice mondial de pauvreté multidimensionnelle (IPM) produit par le Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD) et l'Initiative d'Oxford concernant la pauvreté et le développement humain mesure la pauvreté en tenant compte de diverses privations subies par les personnes au cours de...
GLOBAL MULTI POV INDEX 2021 (S)

Índice de pobreza multidimensional global 2021

Desvelar las disparidades de etnia, casta y género

28 Apr 2022
El Índice de Pobreza Multidimensional (IPM) global elaborado por el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD) y la Iniciativa de Pobreza y Desarrollo Humano de Oxford mide la pobreza considerando varias privaciones experimentadas por las personas en su vida diaria, incluida la mal...
GLOBAL MULTI POV INDEX 2021

Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021

Unmasking Disparities by Ethnicity, Caste and Gender

27 Apr 2022
The global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) produced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative measures poverty by considering various deprivations experienced by people in their daily lives, including poor health, insufficient ...
RECLAIMING OUR FUTURE

Reclaiming Our Future

A Common Agenda for Advancing Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

23 May 2022
The publication describes pathways to achieve more inclusive and sustainable post-pandemic recovery in Asia and the Pacific. It identifies elements for a common agenda for present and future generations centered on protecting people and planet, leveraging on digital opportunities, trading and inv...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2022

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2022

Groundwater: Making the Invisible Visible

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
21 Mar 2022
Accounting for approximately 99% of all liquid freshwater on Earth, groundwater has the potential to provide societies with tremendous social, economic and environmental benefits and opportunities. However, this natural resource is often poorly understood, and consequently undervalued, mismanaged...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V76 #3 MAR 2022

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, March 2022

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
29 Apr 2022
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V76 #2 FEB 2022

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, February 2022

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
31 Mar 2022
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
GLOBAL ASSESS RPT DISASTER 2022

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022

Our World at Risk: Transforming Governance for a Resilient Future

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Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR)
5 May 2022
The central question for this year's report is how governance systems can evolve to better address the systemic risks of the future. In today’s crowded and interconnected world, disaster impacts increasingly cascade across geographies and sectors, as the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change are r...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2022

State of World Population 2022

Seeing the Unseen - The Case for Action in the Neglected Crisis of Unintended Pregnancy

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State of World Population
31 Mar 2022
The State of World Population 2022 will take up the issue of unintended pregnancy and look at its drivers and impact. We will take a look at causes and consequences of unmet need for family planning, but also at the constellation of forces that can lead to an unintended pregnancy and at how that ...
TRANS CORP V29 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.29 No.1

Investment and Development

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Transnational Corporations
6 May 2022
Transnational Corporations is a longstanding, policy-oriented, refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises and development. It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). As such...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V76 #1 JAN 2022

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, January 2022

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
18 Mar 2022
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
FINANCING SUSTAINABLE DEV RPT 2022

Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development 2022

Financing for Sustainable Development Report: Bridging the Finance Divide

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Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development
13 Apr 2022
The Financing for Sustainable Development Report (FSDR) assesses progress in implementing the commitments and actions in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.
ASIA PACIF SDG PROG RPT 2022

Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2022

Widening Disparities Amid COVID-19

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Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific
3 May 2022
The Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2022 analyses regional and subregional progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets. This publication applies a measurement framework developed by ESCAP to identify progress gaps and acceleration requirements at goal,...
REFLECTNG SUSTAINBLTY STNDARD

Reflecting on Sustainability Standards

Trade and the Sustainability Crisis

12 May 2022
This paper summarizes the Voluntary Sustainability Standards’ (VSS) Academic Advisory Council Roundtables. The roundtables aimed to foster the debate on the possibilities and limitations of sustainability standards as tools to environmental, social and economic sustainability. They were jointly o...
PERS COMR INT AMÉR LAT CARB 2021

Perspectivas del Comercio Internacional de América Latina y el Caribe 2021

En busca de una recuperación resiliente y sostenible

18 Feb 2022
Esta edición de Perspectivas del Comercio Internacional de América Latina y el Caribe cubre 2021 y revisa el desempeño reciente de los comercio regional tras la crisis provocada por la pandemia de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19). La pandemia desencadenó una importante pérdida de capacid...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2022

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2022

Building Forward Fairer – Economic Policies for an Inclusive Recovery and Development

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Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
11 Apr 2022
The Asia-Pacific region has been leading the global economic growth over the past few decades. However, rapid economic growth without sufficient inclusiveness is now constraining the region's future economic and broader development prospects. The COVID-19 pandemic has further revealed the vulnera...
INT TRDE OTLK LAT AMER CARIB 2021

International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2021

Pursuing a Resilient and Sustainable Recovery

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International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean
11 Feb 2022
This edition of International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean covers 2021 reviews the recent performance of global and regional trade following the crisis caused by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The pandemic triggered a significant loss of export capacity in the ...
SCIENCE TECHNO & INNOVAT ZAMBIA

Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review: Zambia

12 May 2022
The Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review of Zambia has three fundamental goals. Its first goal is to offer Zambia an assessment of activities and institutions that make up its innovation ecosystem. The second goal is to draw attention to important socio-economic development questions ...
CHINA’S STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION

China’s Structural Transformation

What Can Developing Countries Learn?

12 May 2022
This volume sets out to provide some answers to these questions through a series of studies on the Chinese “economic miracle”.. It focuses on several complementary policy areas that provide key insights in explaining the rapid growth trajectory of China, namely, macroeconomic and finance, industr...
INDUSTRY 4.0 FOR INCLUS DEV

Industry 4.0 for Inclusive Development

23 May 2022
The use of industry 4.0 technologies in manufacturing can increase productivity and reduce the environmental impact of industrialization and may create rather than replace jobs. At the same time, most firms in developing countries are not ready to use such technologies; most continue to use analo...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #134 08/2021

Revista de la CEPAL No. 134, Agosto 2021

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Revista de la CEPAL
4 Feb 2022
La Revista CEPAL se fundó en 1976 y es una publicación cuatrimestral de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe, de las Naciones Unidas, con sede en Santiago de Chile. El objetico de la Revista es contribuir al examen de los problemas del desarrollo socioeconómico de la región, con ...
CEPAL REVIEW #134 08/2021

CEPAL Review No. 134, August 2021

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CEPAL Review
4 Feb 2022
Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetar...
ECON SURV LAT AMER CARIB 2021

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2021

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Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
21 Jan 2022
This publication outlines the region’s economic performance in 2020 and analyses trends in the early months of 2021, as well as the outlook for the rest of the year. It examines the external and domestic factors that have influenced the region’s economic performance, analyses the characteristics ...
KEY STAT TREND INTL TRADE 2021

Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade 2021

The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on International Trade

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Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
4 Apr 2022
Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade is a yearly publication. It is a product of the Trade Analysis Branch, Division on International Trade and Commodities (DITC), UNCTAD secretariat. This publication monitors the trends of international trade in goods and services in the medium term....
ASIA PACIF SUS DEV JRNL #2 2021

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal 2021, Issue No. 2

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Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
6 May 2022
The Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal (APSDJ) is a rebranded publication issued by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). It builds on the success of two former ESCAP journals - the Asia-Pacific Population Journal (APPJ), launched in 1986, and the Asia-Pac...
ECOMM DIGITAL ECONOM LDC COVID

E-Commerce and the Digital Economy in LDCs

At Breaking Point in COVID Times

4 Apr 2022
Two years have passed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the economic fall-out is still being felt all around the globe, its impacts are not fully captured. In particular, the accelerated digital transformation, with digital solutions developed and used to facilitate economic and so...
INNOVAT SUST DEV REV: MOLDOVA

Innovation for Sustainable Development Review of Moldova

11 Feb 2022
The Innovation for Sustainable Development Review of Moldova contains the outcomes of a policy advisory exercise that drew on the experience accumulated by the UNECE in the identification of good practices and policy lessons in the area of knowledge-based development, with particular reference to...