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

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

Argentina experienced a decline in the early years of the 2000s, from 2000 to 2002, in GDP and in most labour market indicators, followed by improvements in nearly all of them, tracing out a U-shaped pattern. The international crisis of 2008 impacted negatively only on the unemployment rate and the share of paid employees, but both returned to their pre-crisis levels by 2010. Notwithstanding Argentina.s massive downturn from 2000 to 2002 and the international crisis of 2008, labour market conditions were in a better state in 2012 than they were at the start of the millennium.

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series WIDER Working Paper Series with number 069.

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Date of creation: 2015
Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2015-069
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