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Enrique Alaniz, Alma Espino, T. H. Gindling - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

We study the labour market dynamics of men and women in El Salvador and Nicaragua, focusing on the factors that help men and women move into an advantageous labour market state from an unfavourable state. We consider ‘advantageous’ states to be formal salaried employees and self-...

– The case of abortion in El Salvador
Jocelyn Viterna, Jose Santos Guardado Bautista, Silvia Ivette Juarez Barrios, Alba Evelyn Cortez - Oxford University Press, 2018
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– The case of abortion in El Salvador
Jocelyn Viterna, Jose Santos Guardado Bautista, Silvia Ivette Juarez Barrios, Alba Evelyn Cortez - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

States’ governance of gender is not unidirectional. In addition to ‘stagnation’ and ‘progress’, there can be an active reversal of rights already granted to women. Using the case of abortion rights in El Salvador, this paper investigates the following questions:...

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– El Salvador country study
Guillermo Cruces, Gary S. Fields, David Jaume, Mariana Viollaz - UNU-WIDER, 2015 - Helsinki, Finland

During the 2000s, El Salvador experienced slow economic growth for Latin American standards. The country underwent a recession during the international crisis of 2008, but returned to pre-recession output level in 2011. Changes in labour market conditions were mixed. The unemployment rate fell,...

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– The Equalizing Role of Migration and Remittances in El Salvador
Carlos Gerardo Acevedo, Maynor Cabrera - , 2014
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– The Equalizing Role of Migration and Remittances in El Salvador
Carlos Gerardo Acevedo, Maynor Cabrera - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper reviews the pattern of poverty rates and income inequality in El Salvador since the 1990s. It discusses some of the likely factors that explain the reduction in income inequality that has taken place in the country in the last decade, which paradoxically has coincided with the long...

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– Lessons from El Salvador
Manuel Pastor, James Boyce - UNU-WIDER, 1997 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper develops and tests five hypotheses regarding the economic causes of complex humanitarian emergencies (CHEs). We argue that: (1) such emergencies, involving large-scale deaths and population displacements, are most likely to occur when growth is slow, negative, or falls far...

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