October 23, 2021

Caribbean countries and territories are better prepared to keep imported measles from sparking outbreaks

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A recent PAHO-organized workshop trained 35 Caribbean health officers on how to respond rapidly and effectively to any imported cases of measles or rubella Washington, DC, October 19 2018 (PAHO/WHO) — It’s been more than 25 years since the Caribbean reported its last case of indigenous measles. But the risk of imported cases has persisted […]

Labor demand in Latin America and the Caribbean: what does it tell us?

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By Daniel S. Hamermesh* *Edward Everett Hale Centennial Professor, University of Texas at Austin and research associate, National Bureau of Economic Research and Institut für die Zukunft der Arbeit. I. Introduction The central questions in labor demand deal with the responsiveness of employers’ use of various components of their inputs of labor to changes in […]