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Learning more, earning less: The role of falling returns to education and experience in “reducing” inequality in LAC

While Latin America and the Caribbean remains one of the most unequal regions in the world, income inequality has been on the decline. In recent decades, LAC has undergone three different “phases” of…  


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Going with the Wind: Transition to Clean Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean

So, how does LAC fare in terms of its energy use? According to a widely used index, the “energy intensity indicator”, LAC is the most efficient region in the world when it comes to energy use. This…  


A view from the bottom-up: “Civil Society Space” in Latin America and the Caribbean

An important way by which democratic societies advance progress toward achieving these goals is by engaging citizens. We can think in particular of four complementary pillars by which citizens play a…  


UNDP announces USD200,000 recovery package of technical assistance to the Bahamas

UNDP has released an initial allocation of $200,000 USD of emergency funding in response to the devastating impact of category five hurricane Dorian.  


The wisdom in our words: Protecting indigenous languages in Latin America and the Caribbean

2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. At the global level,statistics suggest that the majority of the world’s estimated 7,000 languages are indigenous. They also suggest that the…  


UNDP ready to support the Bahamas to recover from devastating Hurricane Dorian

UNDP has deployed staff to support the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Caribbean Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and to support the people and government of…  


Epic falls? Economic Crisis and Household’s Welfare

Consider the world economic crisis which was set off by the collapse of Lehman Brothers in September 2008. As a result of this crisis that trickled down from Wall Street to the rest of the world, the…  


Strengthening Early Warning Systems in the Caribbean Early Warning Systems Nationall Assessments & Roadmaps

This document provides an overview of the results and lessons of the national assessment and planning processes to strengthen Early Warning Systems in each country. Five countries were supported in…  

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