Economic Development: Challenges and Policies (Desarrollo Económico: Retos y Políticas Públicas ) (Spanish)

Posted: 10 Feb 2011

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Raquel Bernal

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics

Adriana Camacho

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics

Carmen Elisa Flórez Nieto

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics

Christian R. Jaramillo

Universidad de los Andes

Oskar Nupia

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics

Ximena Pena

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

Catherine Rodriguez

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Fabio Sánchez

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics

Miguel Urrutia

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics

Alejandro Gaviria

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics

Date Written: January 5, 2009

Abstract

This study identifies the main problems that Colombia faces and the medium and long term policies that it should follows in order to become a developed country. We concentrate on five relevant elements of development: Education, health and demography, poverty and income distribution, labor market and institutions.

Keywords: design of public policies, economic development, education, health, labor market, poverty, income distribution, institutions

JEL Classification: H0, H1, H8

Suggested Citation

Bernal, Raquel and Camacho, Adriana and Flórez Nieto, Carmen Elisa and Jaramillo, Christian R. and Nupia, Oskar and Pena, Ximena and Rodriguez, Catherine and Sánchez Torres, Fabio and Urrutia, Miguel and Gaviria, Alejandro, Economic Development: Challenges and Policies (Desarrollo Económico: Retos y Políticas Públicas ) (Spanish) (January 5, 2009). Documento CEDE No. 2009-01, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1485730

Raquel Bernal (Contact Author)

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics ( email )

Carrera 1a No. 18A-10
Santafe de Bogota, AA4976
Colombia

Adriana Camacho

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics ( email )

Carrera 1a No. 18A-10
Santafe de Bogota, AA4976
Colombia

Carmen Elisa Flórez Nieto

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics ( email )

Carrera 1a No. 18A-10
Santafe de Bogota, AA4976
Colombia
571-3324495 (Phone)
571-3324492 (Fax)

Christian R. Jaramillo

Universidad de los Andes ( email )

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Of. 310 Ed. A
Bogotá
Colombia
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332 4021 (Fax)

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Oskar Nupia

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics ( email )

Carrera 1a No. 18A-10
Santafe de Bogota, AA4976
Colombia

Ximena Pena

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia ( email )

Carrera Primera # 18A-12
Bogota, DC D.C. 110311
Colombia

Catherine Rodriguez

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Fabio Sánchez Torres

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics ( email )

Carrera 1a No. 18A-10
Santafe de Bogota, AA4976
Colombia
+57 1 332 4495 (Phone)
+57 1 332 4492 (Fax)

Miguel Urrutia

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics ( email )

Carrera 1a No. 18A-10
Santafe de Bogota, AA4976
Colombia

Alejandro Gaviria

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics ( email )

Carrera 1a No. 18A-10
Santafe de Bogota, AA4976
Colombia

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