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Social indicators and their role in development policy in Latin America

Helga Hoffmann

Social indicators and their role in development policy in Latin America

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Published by Institut für Iberoamerika-Kunde in Hamburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America,
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Social indicators -- Latin America.,
    • Latin America -- Social policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 88-91.

      StatementHelga Hoffman.
      SeriesArbeitsunterlagen und Diskussionsbeiträge - Institut für Iberoamerika-Kunde ;, no. 5, Arbeitsunterlagen und Diskussionsbeiträge ;, Nr. 5.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN110.5.A85 H63
      The Physical Object
      Pagination92 p. ;
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3902635M
      LC Control Number81464974

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Since the Social Development Summit in Copenhagen inthere has been a progressive search for mechanisms to incorporate the social dimension systematically in the development agenda.

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Policy Research Working Paper Many countries have expressed an interest in the size,File Size: KB. These countries are pioneers of social policy development. However, a less known and even less acknowledged fact is that Latin American countries were also pioneers in welfare state development; Uruguay has the oldest modern pension program, predating that of Bismarck by almost sixty years.

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