Latin American and Caribbean Labor Markets and the Global Economy, Santiago, 14-15 June 2011

 

Latin American and Caribbean Labor Markets and the Global Economy


UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
 Avda Alonso de Cordova, Santiago, Chile, 14-15 June 2011

With the support of the Government of Spain's Special Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean (SFLAC)

 

 

 


The Santiago conference focussed on the effects of external shocks and the evolving macroeconomic climate on labor markets in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region.

 

 Documents for participants

 

  • Agenda (English) Final version: posted on 24 June 2011
  • Rapporteurs’ Report (Post-Conference), Niny Khor (ADB), Marcelo LaFleur (UN ECLAC), Douglas Lippoldt (OECD) and Nanno Mulder (UN ECLAC)

 Papers and presentations by participants


Opening remarks

Keynote remarks (morning)

  • Andrés Velasco, former Finance Minister of Chile
    Presentation: Keynote remarks 

Session 1: Heterogeneous Effects of Economic Shocks on Labor Markets

Keynote remarks (lunch)

Session 2: Liberalization and Policies to Facilitate Labor Market Adjustment

Session 3: International Integration, Informality and Job Quality

Session 4: Trade, Poverty and Inequality

Panel: Policy Responses and Labor Market Adjustments in Latin America and the Caribbean