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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report

The ECLAC COVID-19 special reports are a collection of sectoral briefings on the impacts and challenges of the current coronavirus pandemic in the Latin America and the Caribbean region.

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Public Health
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #11

The Recovery Paradox in Latin America and the Caribbean Growth Amid Persisting Structural Problems

Inequality, Poverty and Low Investment and Productivity

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
8 Jul 2021
This Special Report examines the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than a year after it first appeared, providing new growth projections for the region’s countries. The document, entitled The recovery paradox in Latin America and the Caribbean. Growth amid persisting struc...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #10

Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

Special Report COVID-19 No. 10

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
12 May 2021
In 2020, the Latin American and Caribbean region faced the worst crisis on historical record and the sharpest economic contraction (-7.7% and -20%, respectively, in GDP and investment growth for 2020) within the developing world. The available data also show that the contraction of investment rel...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #9

The Economic Autonomy of Women in a Sustainable Recovery with Equality

Special Report COVID-19 No. 9

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
11 May 2021
The crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on employment and labor conditions for women in Latin America and the Caribbean, generating a setback of more than a decade in terms of the progress achieved in labor market participation. The rate of job market participation by...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #8

Political and Social Compacts for Equality and Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean in the Post-COVID-19 Recovery

Special Report COVID-19 No. 8

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
30 Nov 2020
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic hit Latin America and the Caribbean in a period of economic, social and environmental vulnerability. Tackling the health crisis —which has outlasted initial forecasts— and its deleterious economic and social effects will require political and socia...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #7

Universalizing Access to Digital Technologies to Address the Consequences of COVID-19

Special Report COVID-19 No. 7

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
27 Nov 2020
This Special Report is the seventh in a series by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on the evolution and impacts of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. It examines the key role of digital technologies in the pandemic prompted b...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #6

The Effects of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic on International Trade and Logistics

Special Report COVID-19 No. 6

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
19 Nov 2020
This Special Report is the sixth in a series by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on the evolution and impacts of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. It includes estimates regarding the pandemic’s impact on exports, imports, tr...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #4

Sectors and Businesses Facing COVID-19: Emergency and Reactivation

Special Report COVID-19 No. 4

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
24 Nov 2020
This Special Report is the fourth in this series on the evolution and impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. The economic crisis generated by coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is having a major impact on the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean and is hitting a ...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #3

The Social Challenge in Times of COVID-19

Special Report COVID-19 No. 3

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
23 Nov 2020
This Special Report is the third in this series on the evolution and impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has severe health effects and serious implications for economic growth and social development. It has arrived in La...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #2

Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 with a View to Reactivation

Special Report COVID-19 No. 2

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
17 Nov 2020
The aim of this second Special Report is to quantify the economic impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in the short and medium term. With regard the short term —during the course of 2020— estimates shed light on the dynamics of production, employment, poverty and income distribution, bas...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #1

Latin America and the Caribbean and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Economic and Social Effects

Special Report COVID-19 No. 1

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
16 Nov 2020