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

This study presents Guatemala as a small open economy that is exposed to external macroeconomic shocks. It also describes the issues of social safety net and negative external shocks that had impact on poverty and inequality among others.

Service line: Policy coherence
Category: Social Protection Systems
Created by: Development Policy and Analysis Division
Type: Knowledge Product
Format: Case study
Language(s): Spanish
Location: http://www.eclac.org/publicaciones/xml/4/42304/2010-043-Guatemala-W4.pdf.pdf
Publication: 2010
Target audience: Policy makers, Governments
Availability: Web accessible/downloadable