Nº 284 (August, 2021). Leonardo Gasparini, María Emma Santos & Leopoldo Tornarolli

“Poverty in Latin America”.

This chapter discusses the measurement of monetary and multidimensional poverty in Latin America, and documents the main patterns and trends. By providing an updated assessment of the level, changes and characteristics of poverty in the region we expect to contribute to the more ambitious debate on its determinants and policy implications.

JEL codes: I3, I32

Suggested citation: Gasparini, L., M.E. Santos & L. Tornarolli (2021). Poverty in Latin America. CEDLAS Working Papers Nº 284, August, 2021, CEDLAS-FCE-Universidad Nacional de La Plata.