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This paper analyses the major determinants of change in the Chilean market for environmental goods and services, with a particular focus on water services and air pollution control.
This conference, which took place in Santiago, Chile, on 29-30 March 2006 focused on an evaluation of the private pension system in Chile and the lessons that can be drawn from Chile’s experience for other countries.
The first Forum on the theme of The Challenges for Education in a Global Economy was co-hosted with the Chilean Ministry of Education and was held in Santiago on 24-25 October 2005.
Studies of the Mexico-USA avocado trade; Australian dairy industry; Chilean agro-food sector; Kenyan cut flower sector; agricultural reform in New Zealand; fisheries in Denmark and seafood in Thailand.
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Chile has experienced major political, economic and social changes in the last three decades. Three democratic governments led by the same political coalition (Concertación de Partidos por la Democracia) have taken the reins of the country since 1990 after 17 years of an authoritarian military government. The military government (1973-1990) carried out a reform program of the school system in Chile aiming to decentralize its
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This seminar reviewed the forces behind the change, the main trends, and the action programs.
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Chile is a significant host for foreign direct investment (FDI) in South America, especially given the relatively small size of its economy. The attraction of Chile to foreign investors lies not only in its resource abundance but also in its tradition of openness to foreign investment. Chilean policies towards inward investment generally conform to OECD standards, and the country has been a trailblazer within Latin America in terms of
Chile's OECD membership presents challenges both in the context of changing patterns of production and consumption, and in the framework of a more sustainable economy. Specifically, green growth emphasizes improving growth rates, particularly through greening existing industries, as well as through new eco-businesses.