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Cobertura: 1976 al presente. Idioma(s): Español e inglés. Título en otro idioma: CEPAL Review. Periodicidad: Cuatrimestral. Sucesora de: Boletín Económico de América Latina / Economic Bulletin for Latin America Contenido: Examina los problemas del desarrollo socioeconómico de la región, en especial mediante enfoques analíticos y de políticas, con artículos de expertos en economía y otras ciencias sociales, tanto de las Naciones Unidas como de fuera de ellas. La Revista CEPAL goza de completa independencia editorial y sigue los procedimientos y criterios académicos habituales, incluida la revisión de sus artículos por jueces externos independientes. ISSN: 0252-0257.

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    Gonçalves, Marcos Falcão | Neves, Mateus de Carvalho Reis | Braga, Marcelo José (2021-08-31)
    This paper seeks to determine the leading sectors of the economy of the North-East region of Brazil based on input-output matrix methodology and the economic structure of 2011. For that purpose, the regional input-output matrix was updated from 2004 to 2011 and, subsequently, the Rasmussen-Hirschman linkage indices, field of influence and pure linkage ...
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    Velázquez Orihuela, Daniel (2021-08-31)
    The economic globalization that began in the late 1970s and early 1980s has generated job insecurity for workers. This coincides with two trends: a reduction in the wage share of income and increasingly precarious employment, both of which have been seen in most market economies since the early 1980s. This article proposes an efficiency-wage model ...
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    Paulo, Evânio Mascarenhas | Tabosa, Francisco José Silva | Khan, Ahmad Saeed | Rocha, Leonardo Andrade (2021-08-31)
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    Loría, Eduardo | Rojas, Susana | Martínez, Eduardo (2021-08-31)
    The sensitivity of unemployment to economic activity in the Mexican States (from the beginning of 2004 to the first half of 2018) was evaluated on the basis of Okun’s law (1983) as it relates to growth rates. To capture the heterogeneity of the 32 States, the results of individual regressions were compared with fixed effects panel data estimates. The ...
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    Junior, Álvaro Alves de Moura | Vartanian, Pedro Raffy | Racy, Joaquim Carlos (2021-08-31)
    This article assesses the importance of using the Grubel-Lloyd (GL) index as a tool to reveal trends in foreign direct investment (FDI). The index was developed to further the study of a fundamental question in international political economy: how FDI affects economies, whether individual or regional, and becomes a general framework indicator of ...
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    Feijó, Carmem | Punzo, Lionello Franco | Tostes Lamonica, Marcos (2021-08-31)
    This paper discusses different growth trajectories in a selection of Latin American economies, namely Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico, comparing the phase of import substitution growth strategies with the more recent period of financial integration into the world economy. Our working hypothesis is that different growth trajectories result from ...
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    Castillo, José Gabriel | Zhangallimbay, Donald (2021-08-31)
    The standard social discount rate of 12% applied by planning institutions and multilateral agencies when evaluating public projects is a constant administrative parameter that is unsupported and unresponsive to changes in social preferences over time. This paper presents an alternative way of determining the social discount rate based on the gamma ...
  • The incidence of poverty in Costa Rica between 1987 and 2017: stagnation or reduction? 

    Fernández A., Andrés | Jiménez Rodríguez, Ronulfo (2021-08-31)
    According to official data (based on the income poverty line), 20% of households in Costa Rica were poor in 1994, a figure that has apparently not changed substantially since. The poverty level is currently considered to have stagnated at around 20% for more than two decades. However, the way poverty is measured has undergone methodological changes ...
  • Ethnicity and social exclusion in Colombia in 2012–2017 

    Ortiz Benavides, Edinson | Núñez Velásquez, José Javier (2021-08-31)
    This study aims to provide an approach to concepts and ways of measuring ethnicity and social exclusion that can be generalized to any context and time and, thus, make it possible to establish a statistically significant relation between these two categories. The methodology involves fuzzy sets and ordinary least squares regression, using data ...
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    Cecchini, Simone | Villatoro S., Pablo | Mancero, Xavier (2021-08-31)
    This article assesses the impact of conditional cash transfers, social pensions and other non-contributory transfers on different indicators of poverty and extreme poverty in Latin America, based on an analysis of household surveys from 15 countries in the region between 2014 and 2017. It is found that in 2017, the combined effect of non-contributory ...

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