Education has been a persistent priority of Chile since the early 1990s. The government’s firm commitment to access and equity has led to ever-increasing numbers of young people entering tertiary education, posing challenges for both its financing and quality.
This review gives a brief overview of post-secondary education in Chile and describes its development over the past twenty years. It identifies key directions for policy reform in light of the challenges encountered by officials, communities, enterprises, educators, parents and students.
In Brazil, Chile, China, India, Russia, South Africa and Ukraine, agriculture continues to play a vital role in employment and food security. This report monitors and evaluates government support to agriculture in these seven emerging economies during 2006-08.
As the global economic slowdown threatens to increase food insecurity among the world’s poor, a new OECD report calls on the major emerging economies to ensure their agricultural policies are focussed on long-term sustainability rather than short-term fixes..
This paper estimates unrestricted monetary reaction functions for four Latin American countries (Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico) and tests for the presence of non linear effects in central bank behaviour.
Latin America has a major role to play in building a new international financial and economic system, since it has accumulated substantial experience in managing financial crises and recovery programs, according to the OECD Secretary-General.
El papel de América Latina en la construcción de un nuevo sistema financiero y económico internacional tiene que ser relevante. La experiencia acumulada en la gestión de crisis financieras y programas de recuperación en la región es importante, según el Secretario general de la OCDE.
LEO News n°8 September-October 2008
The Bío Bío Region is participating in the Review of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Regional Development 2008-10. This site provides information about Bío Bío, its higher education institutions and the role its HEIs play in regional development.
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The purpose of this activity is to provide policymakers with options for developing systems to recognise non-formal and informal learning; to effectively implement the agenda; and determine under what conditions recognition of non-formal and informal learning can be beneficial for all.