Learn more


Blue Economy Scoping Study for Dominica

This document identifies possible opportunities and recommendations that could promote future growth and build resilience to future economic, environmental and physical shocks by integrating the blue…  



Quality basic service indicators: A Twitter approach

This note proposes a methodology to construct Twitter based basic service quality indices. The methodology allows identifying failures in various basic services (electric power, residential water,…  


How do Labor Unions Affect Inequality and Efficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean?

This paper posits that we have a limited understanding, both theoretically and empirically, of how labor unions affect welfare in the LAC region. Alternative approaches developed in other contexts,…  


Big business and the inequality trap in Latin America: Taxes, Collusion, and Undue Influence

Big business in Latin America has enormous instrumental power (through mechanisms such as lobbying, media concentration, and malapportionment) and structural power (via capital flight and the threat…  



UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Latin America and the Caribbean 
Go to UNDP Global