Maria del Carmen Choque

Towards a More Employment-Intensive and Pro-Poor Economic Growth in Bolivia

ABSTRACT: The reform program and growth pattern exhibited by the Bolivian economy in the last decade did not favour employment creation and consequently not an effective reduction of poverty. During the last decade, those sectors where the bulk of employment is concentrated, presented the lowest growth rates of GDP, labour …

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Employment-Poverty Linkages and Policies: The Case of Bolivia

ABSTRACT: This study focuses on analysing the linkages between output growth, employment and poverty, at both the macro and micro levels. At the macro level, the linkage between poverty and output growth is conceptualised in terms of the average productivity of the employed work force, which in turn gets reflected …

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