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  • Capital: Buenos Aires
  • Population: 41343201
  • Size: 2766890.0 Km2

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Climate change and migration: a CGE analysis for two large urban regions of Latin America
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) 2016
Migration is one of the strategies used by populations to adapt to natural shocks and also to respond to economic policies. Climate change will probably have an impact on the productivity of factors and on the health of the population...
Economic crisis and women's work: exploring progressive strategies in a rapidly changing global environment
J. Ghosh / UN Women 2013
This report examines the gendered impacts of on-going global financial and economic crises in the labour market. It focuses on issues of women’s employment and decent work, particularly taking into account the implications for t...
Spotlight on publications: methodologies of Latin American report cards on health
In the last decades, citizen initiatives formed by academia, the private sector and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in various Latin American countries have emerged seeking greater participation in social oversight of their citi...
Emerging impacts in open data in the judiciary Branches in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay
S. Elena; N. Aquilino; A. Picho´n Riviére / Centro de Implementacion de Politicas Publicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento / Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth, Argentina 2014
The majority of Open Government Data (OGD) initiatives around the world have focussed on the executive branches of government, exploring financial, infrastructure and administrative datasets. A smaller number have looked at legislativ...
Opening cities: open data in Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Sao Paulo
S. Fumega 2014
In order to analyse the first steps of the Open Government Data policy in the City of Buenos Aires, as well as in many other cases, it is necessary to understand the role of policy entrepreneurs (within and outside the public administ...
Argentina: Impacts of the child allowance programme on the labour-market behaviour of adults
R. Maurizio; G. Vázquez / United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 2014
In 2009 Argentina implemented the Universal Child Allowance for Social Protection (AUH,  Asignación Universal por Hijo para Protección Social), a cash transfer programme for households with children. Coverage provid...
Work, family and public policy changes in Latin America: equity, maternalism and co-responsibility
M. Blofield; J. Martínez / United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 2014
Taking account of the substantial increase in female labour market participation that has occurred throughout the Latin American region, this article describes policies adopted with the aim of reconciling work and family responsibilit...
Development strategies of Latin American and Caribbean countries and the green economy approach: a comparative analysis
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2013
The UN-led global debate on green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication, culminating at the Rio+20 Summit, presented a unique opportunity for nations to examine different development models, highlig...
Adaptation to climate change in megacities of Latin America
United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 2014
There is broad consensus that global climate change is inevitable. Its effects are manifested, among others, in a rise in average annual temperatures, the impacts of which also affect Latin America. Since Latin America and the Caribbe...
Making human rights real: two Latin American experiences in the rights based approach to policymaking
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2015
  Human rights are not mere discursive concepts on human dignity. These days, consensus dictates that governments who commit to human rights by ratifying international treaties are also required to implement specific domes...
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