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The growth-employment-poverty nexus in Latin America in the 2000s: Chile country study

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  • Guillermo Cruces
  • Gary S. Fields
  • David Jaume
  • Mariana Viollaz

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During the 2000s Chile achieved rapid economic growth and improved most labour market indicators: the unemployment rate fell; the mix of employment by occupational position and sector improved; the educational level of the employed population, the percentage of registered workers, and labour earnings increased; and all poverty and inequality indicators decreased. The economy suffered a recession during the international crisis of 2008, but recovered quickly. Some labour market indicators were negatively affected by the crisis.

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  • Guillermo Cruces & Gary S. Fields & David Jaume & Mariana Viollaz, 2015. "The growth-employment-poverty nexus in Latin America in the 2000s: Chile country study," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2015-072, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
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