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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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The basic needs strategy as an option. Its possibilities in the Latin American context

The basic need strategy has been intensively discussed at international forums in recent years, but there still exists today a certain ignorance regarding its content and the economic and political factors which would favour its establisment and consolidation. Accordingly, the author begins by defining it clearly, for which purpose he contrasts it with other strategies, particularly those aimed at eradicating poverty and other which combine elements of several options in a somewhat eclectic manner.

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