Employment and Unemployment in Latin America: Stylized Facts and Implications for the Design of Employment Policies

May 2003
This presentation was commissioned by the Poverty Reduction and Social Protection Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the V Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on May 22nd and 23rd, 2003. Developments in the labor market of the region during the nineties. Patterns of adjustment to cyclical shocks. Patterns of reallocation of workers and jobs as a response to sectorial and idiosyncratic shocks.