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Analysis of non-remunerated production in Costa Rica
Disaggregating national production by sex might lead to the misleading conclusion that women’s contribution to the economy is significantly lower than men’s. National Accounts fail to measure the time people dedicate to ...
Gender gaps in Costa Rica: analysis of time use and labor income by education
Female labor force participation in Costa Rica has remained stagnant since 2005. An increase on the participation of women in the labor market could have a positive impact on the economy, which is known as gender dividend. ...
Ciclo económico vital y bonos demográficos en Costa Rica
El presente documento cuenta con 4 grandes secciones: i) Antecedentes. Costa Rica experimenta un acelerado proceso de envejecimiento poblacional. Entre el 2018 y 2080, las personas mayores de 64 años pasarán de representar ...
Types of Household, Family Life Cycle and Poverty in Costa Rica
Over the last ten years, improvement in poverty conditions has stalled in Costa Rica, but there have been significant advances in aspects relating to the demographic transition. Poverty levels ...
Left Behind in the Economic Crisis: Poverty Among the Elderly in Costa Rica
Abstract The economic crisis at the beginning of the eighties impacted 20th-century Costa Rica in many different ways. Government programs were successful in reducing the proportion of poor people from 35% in 1985 to ...