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Como recuperar el progreso social en America Latina (Spanish)

This report describes the outcome of a seminar held in Santiago, Chile from June 20-24, 1988. The purpose of the seminar was to discuss how to reclaim social progress in Latin America. In attendance were executive-level officials of the social sectors and ministries in various countries of the region, as well as distinguished academics and officials of international organizations. This report exposes the various themes that arose from the discussions. The first chapter explains the framework for the analysis of the problem of the recovery of social progress, and the main conclusions that can be deduced from the exchange of views and experiences among the participants in the seminar. The second chapter discusses the social cost of the problem in general and the role of public spending and social policy in promoting the recovery of social progress. Finally, the third chapter discusses the areas where intervention is needed to achieve greater efficiency of social policy.




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de la Piedra, Enrique

Como recuperar el progreso social en America Latina (Spanish). Economic Development Institute policy seminar report ; no. EDI 17*World Bank Institute (WBI) Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.