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The Employment Problem in Latin America: Perceptions and Stylized Facts

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  • Lora, Eduardo
  • Márquez, Gustavo

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This article, which serves as an introduction to a group of studies prepared by the IDB Office of the Chief Economist, presents the perceptions of Latin American citizens and employers concerning the employment problem. It compares them to the conditions in the labor markets of the region.

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  • Lora, Eduardo & Márquez, Gustavo, 2011. "The Employment Problem in Latin America: Perceptions and Stylized Facts," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 1286, Inter-American Development Bank.
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    1. Eduardo Lora & Mauricio Olivera, 1998. "Políticas macro y problemas del empleo en América Latina," Research Department Publications 4117, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
    2. Eduardo Lora & Gustavo Márquez, 1998. "El problema del empleo en América Latina: percepciones y un extracto de los hechos," Research Department Publications 4115, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
    3. Suzanne Duryea & Miguel Székely, 1998. "Labor Markets in Latin America: A Supply-Side Story," Research Department Publications 4120, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
    4. Suzanne Duryea & Miguel Székely, 1998. "Labor Markets in Latin America: A Supply-Side Story," Research Department Publications 4120, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
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    11. Bouillon, César P., 2011. "Inequality and Mexico's Labor Market after Trade Reform," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 3782, Inter-American Development Bank.
    12. Morley, Samuel A., 2001. "Distribution and growth in Latin America in an era of structural reform," TMD discussion papers 66, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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