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Economic Reforms, Growth and Employment

Labour Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Labour conditions in Latin America and the Caribbean have long been a cause for concern. Despite relatively high economic growth rates, a large part of labour force was excluded from productive activities. This publication analyzes the evolution of Latin American and Caribbean labour markets in the 1990s and the impact of the economic reforms on them. The analysis makes it clear that the region faces a major challenge in the coming years, both in increasing the number of jobs and in improving job quality.

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Preface

This book analyses the evolution of Latin American and Caribbean labour markets in the 1990s and the impact of the economic reforms on them. The research on which it is based was part of a project on “Growth, Employment and Equity: The Impact of the Economic Reforms in Latin America and the Caribbean”, which was carried out by ECLAC and researchers from nine countries. The project studied how the reforms affected a series of economic and social variables (namely, those mentioned in the project’s title, as well as investment and technological change).

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