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Social protection coverage is quite low in Latin America. This situation represents a challenge for public policy since these low levels of affiliation and irregular contribution histories indicate that pensions will be insufficient in the coming decades.
The middle class in Latin America is economically vulnerable / Register now to the 3rd Economic Forum Latin America and the Caribbean
This paper studies the impact of workers’ remittances on sovereign ratings in 55 developing countries over the period 1993–2006. First, it looks at the determinants of sovereign ratings, including remittance flows.
OECD Development Centre Events and Meetings
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Overall, the strong recovery experienced in ASEAN economies in the first half of 2010 is gradually losing momentum.Nonetheless, the picture varies across Southeast Asian countries.
In his remarks, A. Gurría said that the middle sectors in Latin America are closer to the disadvantaged than to the affluent in many aspects.
Aunque la clase media en América Latina está creciendo y comienza a ser un motor para el progreso económico, continúa siendo económicamente vulnerable en comparación con los países de alto ingreso de la OCDE, de acuerdo al Secretario General de la OCDE.
Perspectivas Económicas de América Latina 2011
Even though the growing middle class in Latin America is becoming an engine of economic progress, it remains economically vulnerable when compared with high income OECD countries, according to the OECD Development Centre’s Latin American Economic Outlook 2010.
ASEAN countries returning to pre-crisis growth / New Latin American Outlook to focus on middle sectors