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This publication is the product of a joint effort by the Development Development Centre of the OECD and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), undertaken in order to analyse the role of the State in the economic growth and development of Latin American and Caribbean countries. The questions the outlook exposes are: What should be the main elements of the reform of the State in Latin America and the
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Despite the global economic downturn, the economy of the Latin American and Caribbean region grew 5.9% in 2010 and is expected to climb by 4.4% this year. To ensure continued progress, these regions must now turn such growth into sustainable economic and social development, according to OECD and ECLAC’s 2012 Latin American Economic Outlook presented at the XXI Iberoamerican Summit in Asunción.
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El sólido crecimiento de la economía de América Latina desde 2003 hace posible que los países de la región consideren ambiciosas agendas de políticas públicas para mitigar riesgos y aprovechar las actuales oportunidades para su desarrollo.
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Everything you need to know about the Latin American Economic Outlook: 2012 in 60 Seconds
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This paper joins the debate on the size of the middle class in Latin America, analysing its structure and characteristics. The paper investigates inter-class mobility potential and its evolution over time.
The Latin American Economic Outlook 2012: Transforming the State for Development was launched at the Ibero-American Summit in Asunción, Paraguay, on Friday 28 October at 12:00 GMT-4.
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In this paper, we study political economy aspects and the policy making process of reforms in what we identify as the five critical steps through the “life cycle” of a policy reform: the Planning, Dialogue, Adoption, Implementation and Sustainability stages.
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How weak is stabilization from the Personal Income Tax in Latin America?
An analysis based on household surveys
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El impacto de la crisis en América Latina fue significativo pero transitorio.
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How middle class is Latin America? Pensions and fiscal policy.
¿En qué medida es clase media América Latina? Sobre pensiones y política fiscal