Latin America and the Caribbean

Date of publication
August 2012

Climate change is a very serious
environmental challenge that affects prospects for
sustainable development. Since the Industrial Revolution,

Publisher
World Bank Group
Date of publication
June 2012

With three quarters of its population
living in cities, Latin America is now essentially an urban
region. Higher urbanization is usually associated with a

Publisher
World Bank Group
Date of publication
August 2013

With the exception of Sub-Saharan
Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean has been one of the
regions of the world with the greatest inequality. This

Publisher
World Bank Group
Date of publication
June 2012

This paper addresses the deceptively simple question: What is the rural population of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)?

Publisher
World Bank Group
Date of publication
June 2012

This paper estimates a model of a farm
that treats the choice of crops, livestock, and irrigation
as endogenous. The model is composed of a multinomial

Publisher
World Bank Group
Date of publication
June 2012

Despite significant changes in poverty
overall in Latin America, the proportion of indigenous
peoples living in poverty did not change much from the early

Publisher
World Bank Group
Date of publication
June 2012

The authors explore how Latin American
livestock farmers adapt to climate by switching species.
They develop a multinomial choice model of farmer's

Publisher
World Bank Group
Date of publication
June 2012

Indigenous peoples make up less than 5
percent of the world's population, yet comprise 15
percent of the world's poor. The indigenous population

Publisher
World Bank Group
Date of publication
April 2016

This study reports the results of “action research” to identify and prioritize stakeholder driven,

Publisher
World Bank Group
Date of publication
August 2012

Housing is one of the most important
sectors of the economy -- in developing countries as in
richer ones -- with large positive externalities in terms of

Publisher
World Bank Group

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