Growing as workers, growing as countries

Why are there so many low-quality jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean? Why do workers change jobs more frequently in the region than they do in more developed countries? Is informality an inevitable evil? Given the changes in the region’s economic context and its low growth projections, are the jobs and the social progress achieved over the last two decades in danger?

Jobs for Growth offers new evidence on the functioning of the labor market in the region and proposes a menu of policy options oriented toward the promotion of workers’ development through successful careers paths, on the one hand, and of the region’s economies through the achievement of better jobs and increased productivity on the other.

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