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Economy

Socially responsible companies in Latin America and the Caribbean: Key players in mitigating inequality?

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is not only an ethical ideal, but also a business strategy that can generate tangible social, material and financial benefits.

The compulsory contribution that swindled more than one million Peruvians

More than one million older adults have lost hope of growing old with a decent pension. The government must meet the demands of the elderly who for decades contributed to Fonavi.

The Panama-David train: the resurrection of a story of geopolitics and global capitalism

The country faces a crucial decision: continue with its service-based development model based in cities like Panama and Colon, or diversify and strengthen sectors historically neglected.

The ECLAC model takes Washington  

Instead of relying on market forces, Western economies have relied on state interventionism to protect their industries and markets since the 2008 crisis.

Without growth there is no paradise

The current economic stagnation in the region has become the turning point for a development model that reached its peak after the end of the boom.

Spring Meetings: frustrations in four seasons

Despite recognizing the climate concern, the IMF and the World Bank continue to prioritize immediate needs instead of considering the imbalances generated by the oil model in the medium and long term.