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Ecuador study: Implications of macroeconomic policy, external shocks and social protection systems on poverty, inequality and vulnerability in Latin America and the Caribbean. Ecuador, 1990-2006 – (Implicaciones de la política macroeconómica, los choques externos y los sistemas de protección social en la pobreza, la desigualdad y la vulnerabilidad. El caso del Ecuador, 1990-2006)

This report presents the results for the case of Ecuador. The document is presents a historical evolution of macroeconomic indicators in the country; the evolution and functioning of labor markets in Ecuador; analysis of the living conditions of population and social protection systems in the country today; a description of the computable general equilibrium model used in the project; simulations of macroeconomic shocks and public policy to analyze their impact on poverty and inequality; and the main conclusions and policy recommendations.

Service line: Policy coherence
Category: Social Protection Systems
Created by: Development Policy and Analysis Division
Type: Knowledge Product
Format: Case study
Language(s): English
Location: http://www.eclac.org/publicaciones/xml/2/41952/2010-41-Ecuador-W5.pdf.pdf
Publication: 2010
Target audience: Policy makers, Governments
Availability: Web accessible/downloadable