CEPAL Review

Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetary systems, as well as the implementation of economic reform and transfer of technology. Written in English and Spanish (Revista de la Cepal), each tri-annual issue offers approximately 12 studies and essays undertaken by authoritative experts or gathered from conference proceedings.

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Productive absorption of the labour force: An ongoing controversy

The concept of the productive absorption of labour is a central aspect of ECLAC’S analyses, since one of the main challenges of development is to provide productive employment for the unemployed and underemployed labour force, which is deprived of work through the use of more modern methods of production, and is constantly increasing owing to population growth.

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