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List of Figures and Tables List of Contributors Foreword Preface Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Inequality in Latin America: Dimensions and Processes Appendix A The Measurement of Inequality Appendix B Poverty and Inequality in Latin America in the 1990s (selected countries) Chapter 3 The Interactions between Inequality and the Macro-economy in Latin America in the Post-Reform Context Chapter 4 Inequality in Latin America : Waht Role for the International Community ? Chapter 5 Inequality and Trade in Latin America Chapter 6 The Political Economy of Inequality : The Privatisation of Utilities in Latin America Chapter 7 Overcoming Inequality in Latin America: Conclusion and Policy Recommendations List of Figures and Tables Figures 5.1 Skills and Resources in Latin American Countries 1960-2000 6.1 Private Investment in Infrastructure by Region 6.2 Argentina: Changes in the Utilities' Real Tariffs Tables 2.1 Income Inequalities in Latin America and the Rest of the World 2.2 Income Poverty in Latin America and the Rest of the World 2.3 Land Gini Concentration Index in Latin America 2.4 Access to Health and Sanitation in Latin America 2.5 Education and Income Inequalities in Latin America and for the Rest of the World 2.6 Illiteracy Rates in Selected Latin American Countries 3.1 Annual Inflation in Latin America: Selected Countries 3.2 Net Private Capital Flows, 1990-1999 3.3 Real Exchange Rate for Selected Latin American Countries 3.4 GDP Growth in Latin America - Selected Countries 5.1 Growth of Schooling and Land per 100 workers 1960-2000 5.2 Endowment Ratio Target Latin American Countries 5.3 Historical Patterns of Factor Endowments and Inequality in the Target Latin American Countries 5.4 Structural Features of Key Latin American Countries in 1997 5.5 Trade Policy Reform Index for Targeted Latin American Countries 5.6 Real Exchange Rate for Targeted Latin American Countries 5.7 Inequality in the Target Latin American Countries 1989-1999 6.1 Access to Water and Sanitation Facilities 6.2 Privatisation across Latin America in 1998 6.3 Bolivia Departmental Capitals and El Alto: Percentage of Households Connected to Basic Services, 1994-99 6.4 Argentina Greater Buenos Aires Area: New Users Connected to Basic Services 6.5 Bolivia Evolution of Electric Tariffs (Residential) 6.6 Peru Evolution of Telecommunication Rates
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Latin America -- Economic conditions -- 1982-.
Latin America -- Economic policy.
Equality -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Social conditions -- 1982-.
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-.