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CEPAL REVIEW #70 04/2000

CEPAL Review No.70, April 2000

Series:
CEPAL Review
23 Mar 2001
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...
PRELIM OVERVIEW ECON LAT AMER 2000

Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2000

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Preliminary Overview of the Economy of Latin America and the Caribbean
23 Mar 2001
The recovery of the Latin American and Caribbean economies that began in the final quarter of 1998 continued during the year 2000. The region's GDP grew, after coming to a virtual standstill the year before. So states this new edition of the Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America ...
ECON SURV LAT AMER 1999/00

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 1999-2000

Series:
Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
29 Jun 2001
This summary provides an assessment of the Latin America and the Caribbean region's economy during 1999 and the first half of 2000. It presents an overview of each country's external sector, macroeconomic policy, activity levels, inflation, employment, saving and investment. The publication conta...
JUVENTUD POBLACION DESARR PROBLEM

Juventud, Población y Desarrollo en América Latina y el Caribe

Problemas, Oportunidades y Desafíos

Series:
ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
25 May 2001
En el presente documento se debaten y analizan dos tendencias contrapuestas: la de las ventajas potenciales y la de las dificultades reales de los jóvenes y se pone un especial énfasis en la importancia que revisten las decisiones de tipo sociodemográfico -entre ellas las relativas al comportamie...
INVEST POLICY REV MAURITIUS

Investment Policy Review - Mauritius

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
4 May 2001
The Investment Policy Review of Mauritius gives insight into the country's investment environment and policies. The publication discusses foreign direct investment (FDI) trends and the steadily increasing flow of FDI into Mauritius. It also reviews the investment policy framework, which has impro...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2001

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2001

Financing for Development

Series:
Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
25 May 2001
Following the impressive recovery in 1999, the economic performance of the ESCAP region strengthened further in 2000 in an environment of low inflation. Prospects for 2001 are mixed. This year's issue of the survey reviews the economic progress in the ESCAP region over the past year and analyzes ...
STAT ABSTRACT ESCWA REGION #20

Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 20

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Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region
23 Feb 2001
The Abstract provides useful statistical data collected mainly at the national level. For each country of the region, statistical tables are presented on such topics as: population and human settlements, education, health, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry and electri...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 1999/00

Social Panorama of Latin America 1999-2000

Series:
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...
SECRETS ELECTR COMMERCE GUIDE #1

Secrets of Electronic Commerce

A Guide for Small and Medium-sized Exporters

Series:
Trade Secrets Series
16 Nov 2001
This handbook provides an introduction to electronic commerce. It covers a variety of topics including: developing e-commerce strategies; online market research; online marketing; online communication techniques; legal issues; security and encryption; financial issues; taxes and regulations; onli...
STAT YRBK 1998 45TH ISS

Statistical Yearbook 1998, Forty-fifth Issue

Series:
United Nations Statistical Yearbook / Annuaire Statistique des Nations Unies (Ser. S)
25 Jan 2002
A comprehensive compendium of vital internationally comparable data for the analysis of socio-economic development at the world, regional and national levels. The Yearbook provides data on the world economy, its structure, major trends and current performance, as well as on issues such as populat...
WORLD STATISTICS POCKETBOOK 2000

World Statistics Pocketbook 2000 Edition

Series:
World Statistics Pocketbook (Ser. V)
19 Oct 2001
This handy statistical pocketbook provides an easy-to-use international compilation of basic economic, social and environmental indicators for 209 countries and areas worldwide. It covers 57 key indicators in the areas of population, health, surface area, refugees, national accounts, currency, in...
HUMAN DEV RPT 2001

Human Development Report 2001

Making New Technologies Work for Human Development

Series:
Human Development Report
10 Aug 2001
New technologies hold the promise of tackling the most pressing needs of human development: vaccines for HIV and malaria, drought-resistant seeds for sub-Saharan Africa, sustainable energy sources for the 2 billion people who have no access to electricity and accessible information technologies f...
PAYS LES MOINS AVANCES RPT 2000

Rapport sur les pays les moins avancés 2000

Rapport

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Rapport sur les pays les moins avancés
23 Feb 2001
Ce rapport annuel de la CNUCED porte à l'attention de la communauté internationale les problèmes fondamentaux de développement auxquels sont confrontés les pays les moins avancés (PMA), qui constituent le groupe le plus pauvre de l'économie mondiale. Le rapport 2000 a été établi en vue de la Con...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #72 DEC 2000

Revista de la CEPAL No.72, Diciembre 2000

Series:
Revista de la CEPAL
9 Feb 2001
La Revista de la CEPAL es la publicación más importante para el estudio de las cuestiones relativas al desarrollo económico y social de América Latina y el Caribe, en cada número se abordan las tendencias económicas, la industrialización, la distribución de los ingresos, el desarrollo tecnológico...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #10

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Tenth Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
9 Feb 2001
With statistics collected mainly at the national level, this Bulletin offers a comprehensive selection of data. Divided in three parts, part one gives summary tables on overall trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives the import and export distributions of countri...
INVEST POLICY REV PERU

Investment Policy Review - Peru

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
9 Feb 2001
Peru's investment climate has dramatically improved in the 1990s. The main objective of the government since 1990 has been to create an economic and political environment that allows privately owned businesses to emerge and develop. Attention must now turn to policies for the next decade that wil...
VIOLENCIA CRIMINAL Y SEGUR PUBLICA

Violencia Criminal y Seguridad Pública en América Latina

la Situación en Argentina

Series:
Políticas Sociales
26 Jan 2001
Este documento realiza un aporte al análisis de la violencia criminal en Argentina y en sus provincias al incluir: 1) una caracterización de la estructura de delitos y de la tendencia de la tasa de criminalidad; 2) un análisis de las características de los victimarios; 3) una estimación de las pr...
REFLEXIONES ACERCA DE LA SEGURIDAD

Reflexiones acerca de la Seguridad Ciudadana en Chile

Visiones y Propuestas para el Diseño de una Política

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Políticas Sociales
26 Jan 2001
Este informe puede considerarse como una reflexión sobre los temas más importantes vinculados a la seguridad ciudadana, entre los cuales cabe destacar la delincuencia y las políticas públicas tendientes a enfrentarla; el rol del Estado y de la Ciudadanía frente al delito; la lucha contra el narco...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2001

World Economic and Social Survey 2001

Trends and Policies in the World Economy

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
19 Oct 2001
Part one. State of the World Economy: chronicles how the very positive developments in output and international trade, with reasonably buoyant levels of international finance for emerging markets for the first half of 2000, turned into retrenchment. The ongoing downturn in the business cycle in d...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2001

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2001

Series:
World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
9 Feb 2001
The World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) is the definitive report of the United Nations on the state of the world economy. One of the most highly anticipated economic reports from the United Nations, it is jointly produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the United Nat...
FORMATION AUX DROITS DE L

Formation aux Droits de l'Homme

Guide de Formation á l'Intention des Professionnels adultes

Series:
Série sur la Formation Professionnelle
26 Jan 2001
Cet ouvrage offre une méthodologie de la formation aux droits de l'homme à l'intention de professionnels adultes. Il indique comment parvenir à une méthode de formation efficace et fournit des explications sur la conception internationale des droits de l'homme ainsi que sur leurs sources, systèm...
STAT YRBK ASIA PACIF 2000

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2000

Series:
Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific
19 Oct 2001
The Yearbook provides a comprehensive compilation of statistical tables relating to ESCAP region. It provides each country's data in a single section: population, manpower, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry, energy, transport and communications, external trade, wages,...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2000 (CD)

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2000 (Book & CD-ROM)

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
9 Feb 2001
This Handbook provides a comprehensive collection of statistical data relevant to the analysis of world trade, investment and development. Data is presented in an analytical way, through the use of rank-orderings, growth rates, shares and other special calculations, and in time series dating back...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 1999/00 P1

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 1999-2000

1 Dec 2000
This year's edition of the Survey indicates notable improvement in economic and social conditions of the region in 1999. The broad areas covered in this year's edition include: major developments in the world economy and their implications; aggregate economic performance; monetary and fiscal deve...
CEPAL REVIEW #69 12/1999

CEPAL Review No.69, December 1999

Series:
CEPAL Review
1 Dec 2000
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...
ECLAC BIENNIAL RPT 1998/00

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Biennial Report (16 May 1998 - 7 April 2000)

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Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Biennial Report
1 Dec 2000
The present report covers the activities of the Economic and Social Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean for two years from May 1998 through April 2000.
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2000

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2000

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
26 Jan 2001
This Handbook provides a comprehensive collection of statistical data relevant to the analysis of world trade, investment and development. Data is presented in an analytical way, through the use of rank-orderings, growth rates, shares and other special calculations, and in time series dating back...
JUVENTUD POBLACION DESARR PROBLEM

Juventud, Población y Desarrollo

Problemas, Posibilidades y Desafíos

Series:
Población y Desarrollo
27 Oct 2000
El objetivo general de este documento es examinar -desde el punto de vista de sus vínculos con la población y el desarrollo- las características y perspectivas de los jóvenes de América Latina y el Caribe. La exposición se ordena en torno a una interrogante central: en qué medida la situación y l...
RAPPORT SUR COMMERCE DEV 2000

Rapport Sur le Commerce et le Développement 2000

Croissance et Déséquilibre de L'économie Mondiale

Series:
Rapport sur le commerce et le développement
27 Oct 2000
Le Rapport sur le commerce et le développement représente une source précieuse d'analyses des tendances et perspectives de l'économie mondiale, et chaque année son point de vue non conventionnel sur les questions économiques les plus urgentes est attendu avec impatience par les responsables des ...
ESTUDIO ECON AMER LATINA 1999/00

Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe, 1999-2000

Series:
Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe
27 Oct 2000
El Estudio se publica en un volumen que consta de tres partes. La primera consiste en una síntesis, que fue publicada también como separata, en la que se presenta una evaluación de la economía en 1999 y durante el primer semestre de 2000. En los otros seis capítulos se analiza el desempeño económ...