3 edition of Demographic responses to economic adjustment in Latin America found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by G. Tapinos, A. Mason, J. Bravo.|
|Contributions||Tapinos, Georges Photios., Mason, Andrew, 1947-, Bravo, Jorge.|
|LC Classifications||HB122 .D46 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 258 p. :|
|Number of Pages||258|
|LC Control Number||96052402|
All told, Latin America GDP improves in thanks to Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, and Argentina, growing at % instead of the 2% expected this year. That's better than Asia-Pacific Author: Kenneth Rapoza. Latin America as a region has multiple nation-states, with varying levels of economic complexity. The Latin American economy is an export-based economy consisting of individual countries in the geographical regions of North America, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. The socioeconomic patterns of what is now called Latin America .
Latin America and the Caribbean are also exposed and vulnerable to natural disasters, from earthquakes to floods that can ravage entire regions, and hurricanes that devastate Caribbean states. The region is among the most vulnerable in the world because of the high population . The past half-century has seen enormous changes in the demographic makeup of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). In the s, LAC had a small population of about million people, less than today's population of Brazil. Two-thirds of Latin .
The Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO ) shines a spotlight on youth by analysing their behaviour, challenges and opportunities. Youth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) aged 15 to 29 number more than million – around a quarter of the region’s total population. The statistic shows the distribution of employment in Latin America and the Caribbean by economic sector from to
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The papers in this volume address the influence of economic fluctuations upon mortality, fertility, and labor markets in the Latin America Author: Georges Tapinos.
Demographic Responses to Economic Adjustment in Latin America The papers in this volume focus on the impact of economic fluctuations on mortality, fertility and labour markets in Latin America during the s. An attempt is made to distiguish short-term from long-term influences. Economic Adjustment and Demographic Responese in Latin America: An Overview, Reynaldo Bajraj, Jorge Bravo, and Georges Tapinos.
The Response of Fertility and Mortality to Economic Crisis and Structural Adjustment Policy. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Economic adjustment and demographic responses in Latin America / Reynaldo Bajraj, Jorge Bravo, and Georges Tapinos --The response of fertility and mortality to economic crisis and structural adjustment policy during the s / Andrew Mason --Economic.
1: Economic Adjustment and Demographic Responses in Latin America: An Overview 3 2: The Response of Fertility and Mortality To Economic Crisis and Structural Adjustment Policy During the. A recessive adjustment of enormous magnitude ensued.
The adjustment closed the external gap and permitted a huge transfer of resources abroad, but much of the internal imbalance persisted. A decline in per capita income and a clear deterioration in social spending took place over the decade, and it is primarily through social costs that demographic effects Author: Bajraj Rf, Bravo Jh.
The importance of the real exchange rate and the interaction of monetary and real variables in adjustment responses to BOP imbalances is highlighted in several theoretic models contained in R.
Dornbusch, Open Economy Macroeconomics, New York, Basic Books Author: Federico Rubli-Kaiser. Demographic Changes in Latin America The Good, the Bad and The paper develops a simple, integrated methodology to project public pension cash flows and healthcare spending over the long term.
or the last five years the economic performance of Latin America and the Caribbean has been disap-pointing, with growth rates being barely positive on average. Supporting the trends in social spending made possible by unusually high commodity prices was becoming increasingly difficult, which con-fronted many countries with painful adjustments.
Region Population (in millions) World Latin America and the Caribbean Percentage of world population 16 24 1, 38 1, 74 2, 6, Mean annual growth rate (%) World Latin America Cited by: 'Probably the most thorough overview of Latin American economic history presently available Furtado's most important characteristic as an economist is willingness to consider economic Cited by: PIP: This work reviews the available literature on short and medium term demographic responses to the economic adjustment processes occurring in Latin America during the s.
The first section describes the immediate causes and scope of the economic crisis of the s in Latin America Author: Bajraj Rf, Bravo Jh. This is an introductory survey of the history and recent development of Latin American economy and society from colonial times to the establishment of the military regime in Chile.
In the second edition the historical perspective has been enlarged and important events since the Cuban Revolution, such as the agrarian reforms of Peru and Chile, the difficulties of the Central America.
This volume examines the record of Latin American adjustment efforts and assesses the challenges that lie ahead. It examines the Washington consensus on how ten major policy instruments - including fiscal deficits, tax reform, exchange rates, and deregulation - should be used to address Latin America.
One of the most important processes operating in the contemporary world is the acceleration of the rate of population growth, particularly in the countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. These countries, which account for more than four-fifths of the general increase in world population Author: Victor Volsky.
The Economic History of Latin America since Independence, Third Edition Books in the Series 1. Ideas and Politics of Chilean Independence, –, Simon Collier 2. Church Wealth in Mexico: A Study. 11 Debt, adjustment, and recovery From debt crisis to debt burden External adjustment Internal adjustment and stabilization Policy reform and the new economic trajectory 12 Conclusions Appendix 1: Data sources for population Cited by: Georges Tapinos, Andrew Mason, and Jorge Bravo, eds., Demographic Responses to Economic Adjustment in Latin America, (Oxford:Clarendon Press, ).
Recent Articles and Book Chapters. Andrew Mason and Ronald Lee, “Intergenerational Transfers and the Older Population. Latin American and Caribbean countries are offering economic stimulus packages to laid off workers and businesses impacted by the coronavius.
The COVID economic crisis could be worse than. This book describes and explains the extraordinary wave of popular protest that swept across the so-called Third World and the countries of the former socialist bloc during the period from the late s to the early s, in response to the mounting debt crisis and the austerity measures widely adopted as part of economic reform and adjustment.
Offers over standard graphs on major demographic and economic trends in Latin America. National accounts, balance of payments, external trade by destination and origin, and external debt.
Latinos in the United States are a diverse and fast-growing group that is amassing considerable economic and political power. As data from the Census and other sources demonstrate, Latinos now account for one-sixth of the U.S.
population.An analysis of the demographic causes and consequences of the population explosion in Latin America. About half of the current population is under 15 years old, due to a high level of fertility and .