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La década ganada: evolución de la clase media, la pobreza y la vulnerabilidad en Colombia 2002-2011

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  • Roberto Angulo

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  • Alejandro Gaviria Uribe

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  • Liliana Morales

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Este trabajo estudia la evolución reciente de las condiciones de vida en Colombia con un énfasis en el crecimiento de la clase media. Entre 2002 y 2011, el ingreso per cápita real de los hogares creció 36%, la participación de la clase media en la población total pasó de 16% a 27% y la pobreza disminuyó de 50% a 34% Adicionalmente, los hogares de todos los grupos sociales mejoraron sus condiciones de vida en varias dimensiones: educación, salud, trabajo y características de las viviendas, entre otras. A pesar del aumento reciente, el tamaño de la clase media en Colombia sigue siendo relativamente menor al de otros países latinoamericanos y los hogares de clase media no han superado los problemas estructurales de informalidad laboral y bajo nivel educativo.

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  • Roberto Angulo & Alejandro Gaviria Uribe & Liliana Morales, 2014. "La década ganada: evolución de la clase media, la pobreza y la vulnerabilidad en Colombia 2002-2011," COYUNTURA ECONÓMICA, FEDESARROLLO, June.
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    1. Daude, Christian & Lustig, Nora & Melguizo, Angel & Perea, Jose Ramon, 2017. "On the middle 70%. The impact of fiscal policy on the emerging middle class in Latin America using Commitment to Equity," Research Department working papers 1087, CAF Development Bank Of Latinamerica.

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    Keywords

    Pobreza; Clase Media; Vulnerabilidad; Bienestar;

    JEL classification:

    • O54 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Latin America; Caribbean
    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

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