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Social Panorama of Latin America

Social Panorama of Latin America presents official measurements for the analysis of income poverty from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and seeks fresh approaches to poverty and well-being, placing special emphasis on multidimensional approaches. 

PANORAMA SOCIAL AMERICA LATIN 2018

Panorama Social de América Latina 2018

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Social Panorama of Latin America
25 Mar 2019
El Panorama Social 2018 analiza temas cruciales para entender y actuar ante los desafíos estructurales que enfrentan los países de América Latina y el Caribe en la actual coyuntura económica y social, especialmente en el marco de las transformaciones en curso en los mercados de trabajo. Incluye n...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2018

Social Panorama of Latin America 2018

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Social Panorama of Latin America
18 Jun 2019
The Social Panorama of Latin America 2018 analyzes issues crucial to understanding and action given the structural challenges facing the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in the current economic and social situation, especially in the context of the transformations underway in labour m...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 1994

Social Panorama of Latin America 1994

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Social Panorama of Latin America
2 Dec 1994
This third edition of the Social Panorama of Latin America is an expression of the ECLAC secretariat's continuing effort to incorporate the social dimension into the Commission's annual appraisals of regional development. The analysis presented in this edition emphasizes core issues concerning ch...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 1993

Social Panorama of Latin America 1993

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Social Panorama of Latin America
11 Apr 1993
This second edition of the Social panorama of Latin America is an expression of the ECLAC secretariat's continuing efforts to incorporate the social dimension into the Commission's annual appraisals of regional development. The present report covers twice as many countries as the first, and the i...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2017

Social Panorama of Latin America 2017

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Social Panorama of Latin America
25 Apr 2018
In this edition of Social Panorama of Latin America, ECLAC has addressed the questions posed by the countries of the region in three major areas: income inequality between individuals and households and how these relate to labour market dynamics; the evolution of poverty and its determinants; and...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2016

Social Panorama of Latin America 2016

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Social Panorama of Latin America
1 Dec 2017
The central theme of this edition of Social Panorama of Latin America is social inequality, seen as a fundamental challenge and obstacle to sustainable development. Some of the axes and aspects of social inequality are addressed, drawing attention to how they intersect with and reinforce one anot...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2015

Social Panorama of Latin America 2015

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Social Panorama of Latin America
8 May 2017
The 2015 edition of Social Panorama of Latin America analyses poverty trends, as measured by ECLAC. It also examines changes in income distribution and in other aspects of inequality. With a view to contributing to the development of public policies to overcome poverty and socioeconomic inequalit...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2014

Social Panorama of Latin America 2014

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Social Panorama of Latin America
4 Dec 2015
The 2014 edition of Social Panorama of Latin America presents ECLAC measurements for the analysis of income poverty, taking, as well, a multidimensional approach to poverty. Applying these two approaches to data for the countries of the region provides confirmation that despite the progress made ...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2013

Social Panorama of Latin America 2013

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Social Panorama of Latin America
8 Jul 2014
The 2013 edition of this publication presents official measurements for the analysis of income poverty and seeks fresh approaches to poverty and well-being, placing special emphasis on multidimensional approaches. These approaches are exploratory and therefore not comprehensive. They have neverth...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2012

Social Panorama of Latin America 2012

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Social Panorama of Latin America
29 Apr 2013
This annual report examines the dynamics of paid employment in care activities in Latin American countries, as well as household expenditure on such work, and proposes normative criteria for public policymaking in this sphere. It also covers 1) poverty trends and determining factors in Latin Amer...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2011

Social Panorama of Latin America 2011

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Social Panorama of Latin America
28 Aug 2012
In 2010 the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) proposed a comprehensive development strategy entitled Time for equality: closing gaps, opening trails. This edition of Social Panorama takes a more in-depth look at the chain that produces and reproduces social gaps; it ...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2010

Social Panorama of Latin America 2010

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Social Panorama of Latin America
28 Jul 2011
In 2010 the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) proposed a comprehensive development strategy entitled Time for equality: closing gaps, opening trails. This edition of Social Panorama looks at the links in the chain of inequalities identified in that strategy that conc...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2009

Social Panorama of Latin America 2009 (Includes CD-ROM)

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Social Panorama of Latin America
20 Jan 2011
This 17th version of the report - one of ECLAC's most important flagship publications - provides estimates for 2009 on poverty and indigence in the region and analyses social spending and government social protection policies. The Social Panorama 2009 includes the following, among other issues: A...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2008

Social Panorama of Latin America 2008 (Includes CD-ROM)

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Social Panorama of Latin America
25 Jan 2010
A constant in the Social Panorama of Latin America is the chapter on poverty dynamics in Latin America. The 2008 edition is no exception. Up-to-date estimates and analyses of the relevant figures, based on household surveys conducted in 18 countries, are provided for the year 2007. Three other ch...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2007

Social Panorama of Latin America 2007

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Social Panorama of Latin America
17 Oct 2008
Latin America has extremely high levels of social and economic inequality as well as insufficient social expenditure despite registering the highest growth in per capita GDP since the 70’s. This work provides the latest estimates for the countries of Latin America regarding poverty, residential s...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2006

Social Panorama of Latin America 2006

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Social Panorama of Latin America
24 Aug 2007
In the last four years, Latin America has turned in its best performance in twenty-five years in economic and social terms. Progress with poverty reduction, falling unemployment, improving income distribution in several countries and a strong upswing in numbers of jobs are the main factors underl...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2005

Social Panorama of Latin America 2005

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Social Panorama of Latin America
8 Sep 2006
The 2005 edition of the Social Panorama of Latin America analyses recent poverty trends and the increase in migrant remittances, together with their impact on the well-being of the region's population. The analysis seeks to explore the question as to whether the demographic transition taking plac...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2004

Social Panorama of Latin America 2004

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Social Panorama of Latin America
27 Jan 2006
The 2004 edition of the Social Panorama of Latin America analyses the major demographic changes that have occurred in the region over the past few decades, examines the socioeconomic status of Latin American youth, looks at institutional and programmatic guidelines for youth policies and describe...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2002/03

Social Panorama of Latin America 2002-2003

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Social Panorama of Latin America
24 Sep 2004
The 2002-2003 edition of the Social panorama of Latin America explores issues related to many of the Millennium Development Goals. Three of the five chapters (on poverty, hunger and gender inequality) assess how likely it is that the countries of the region will succeed in meeting the targets in ...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2001/02

Social Panorama of Latin America 2001-2002

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Social Panorama of Latin America
21 Feb 2003
This publication explores issues related to the Millennium Development Targets and discusses whether Latin American countries may achieve the objectives unanimously adopted by members states of the United Nations for 2015. The book examines the region’s ability to meet the targets for reducing e...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 2000/01

Social Panorama of Latin America 2000-2001

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Social Panorama of Latin America
14 Jun 2002
The social situation in Latin America in the late 1990s was influenced by the slowdown and greater volatility of economic growth. Despite the economic recovery seen in 2000, the effects of the contraction were felt in many countries of the region. This publication devotes special attention to po...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 1999/00

Social Panorama of Latin America 1999-2000

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Social Panorama of Latin America
23 Mar 2001
What are the objective reasons why so many Latin Americans do not feel safe and see themselves as being defenceless? Does the Occupational stratification engendered by current patterns of development promote social mobility and the growth of the middle class? In an effort to answer these question...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 1998

Social Panorama of Latin America 1998

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Social Panorama of Latin America
29 Oct 1999
The Social Panorama examines the different dynamics of economic growth and their impact on employment and income. It also analyzes the role of transfers, variations in the cost of the basket of staple foods used by the poor and the household employment ration. In addition, it reviews the determin...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 1997

Social Panorama of Latin America 1997

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Social Panorama of Latin America
9 Oct 1998
The Social Panorama of Latin America provides an annual assessment of the most salient aspects of social development in Latin America, with particular emphasis on the question of equity. Among the issues it examines are poverty, education, the situation of children and young people, gender and so...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 1996

Social Panorama of Latin America 1996

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Social Panorama of Latin America
11 Apr 1997
In addition to dealing with core issues such as children and the family, this publication shows trends in the early 1990s in important facets of social development such as poverty, income distribution, employment, social expenditure, education and pay levels. The analysis is complemented by numer...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 1995

Social Panorama of Latin America 1995

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Social Panorama of Latin America
23 Feb 1996