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Published by Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, University of Massachusetts at Boston, Distributed by University of Massachusetts Press in Boston, Amherst, MA, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts
    • Subjects:
    • Hispanic Americans -- Massachusetts -- Economic conditions.,
    • Massachusetts -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Edwin Meléndez and Miren Uriarte.
      ContributionsMeléndez, Edwin., Uriarte-Gastón, Miren.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF75.S75 L38 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 200 p. ;
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1423866M
      ISBN 100870238949
      LC Control Number93034381

      Get this from a library! Latino poverty and public policy: competing explanations of Latino poverty: a guide to the literature. [Edwin Meléndez; Maria Estela Carrion; Boston Foundation's Persistent Poverty .   Trying to explain this great difference between the United States and Latin America is the task taken up by Guillermo Yeatts in his recent book, The Roots of Poverty in Latin America. A native of Argentina, Yeatts is an economist by training and a successful businessman by vocation.

      Contact. American Enterprise Institute Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC Main telephone: Main fax:   Thus alleviation of poverty demands not only economic solutions, but also the adoption of strategies by governments, communities, and families that alter the deleterious processes whereby poverty limits and disrupts typical development. 5 Main effects models rarely address the processes linking poverty with child development and should be.

      Experts examine the dynamics of poverty and inequality in Latin America and policies to address them using new tools and data. High inequality in incomes and assets and persistent poverty continue to plague Latin America and remain a central economic policy challenge for Latin American policymakers. At the same time, dramatically improved methods and data allow researchers to analyze these. This RG was created after the CPI received a sub-award to study Hispanic poverty, inequality, and mobility. The objective is to document key poverty and inequality trends, to begin the task of explaining what underlies them, and to then populate a new website, with the results coming out of this research. economic inequality, and the county.


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Containing current research and case studies, this valuable book will help you comprehend the challenges that Latinos face in this country and. The poverty rate declined overall in but the rate among Hispanics had one of the largest year-to-year drops across demographic groups and was the lowest since poverty estimates for Hispanics were first published in Data from the Current Population Survey Annual Social Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC) showed the annual poverty rate in.

The report argues on whether poverty rates decreased among indigenous populations, and if so, how does this compare to changes observed in poverty rates for the rest of the population.

It focuses on the main human capital indicators (education and health outcomes) as it concerns improvements, or not, over the period for indigenous and non. The average Latin American worker has two years less education than would be expected for the region's level of economic development.

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