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China in Africa: Separating myth from reality
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Political stability and economic growth in Peru in the last decade are leading to a change in migration patterns, contributing to a reduction in the level of emigration.
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There is an increasing concern in the development community about the increase in the ‘feminisation of bad jobs’ of many developing countries. Indeed, recent analysis shows a growing proportion of women are in jobs with poor working conditions and low pay. But what is driving this phenomenon?
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Speech by Luis Alberto Moreno, President Inter-American Development Bank(IADB) at the International Economic Forum Latin America and the Caribbean 2010
Los países de América Latina y el Caribe no se han escapado de la crisis financiera mundial, pero han sabido capear el temporal con más éxito que en recesiones anteriores, debido a una mejor gestión macroeconómica, políticas estructurales más eficientes, y un sector empresarial vigoroso.
Memorandum of Understanding signed during the International Economic Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean
Latin American and Caribbean countries have not escaped the global financial crisis, but have weathered the storm more successfully than in past downturns, due to better macroeconomic management, more efficient structural policies, and a vigorous business sector.
Memorando de Entendimiento firmado durante el segundo Foro Económico Internacional América Latina y el Caribe que se realiza en París
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The shift in global goods production towards Asia is well documented. But global consumer demand has so far been concentrated in the rich economies of the OECD. Will that also shift towards Asia as these countries get richer?
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This paper investigates whether increased import competition leads firms to engage in incremental innovation reflected in product quality upgrading. The econometric analysis relies on a rich dataset of Chilean manufacturing firms and their products.