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Diet quality and diet diversity in eight Latin American countries : results from the Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health (ELANS)

Diet quality and diet diversity in eight Latin American countries : results from the Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health (ELANS)

... Abstract: This study aimed to assess diet quality score (DQS), considering healthy and unhealthy foods and nutrients, and diet diversity score (DDS) as indicators of risk of noncommunicable diseases in eight Latin ...

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Energy intake and food sources of eight Latin American countries : results from the Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health (ELANS)

Energy intake and food sources of eight Latin American countries : results from the Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health (ELANS)

... Latin American countries, based on a comprehensive and standardized dietary assessment, important differences in EI and food sources were observed between countries, genders and age ...between ...

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Total and Added Sugar Intake: Assessment in Eight Latin American Countries

Total and Added Sugar Intake: Assessment in Eight Latin American Countries

... in Latin American countries is not a novel tendency but a historical fact having been passed on over the generations, and possibly more strongly in ...

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MDGs and microcredit: an empirical evaluation for Latin American countries

MDGs and microcredit: an empirical evaluation for Latin American countries

... This study uses for the first time household survey data from a number of Latin American countries to investigate the degree and effects of the access to credit on the income and education of poor ...

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Knowledge gaps and climate adaptation policy: a comparative analysis of six Latin American countries

Knowledge gaps and climate adaptation policy: a comparative analysis of six Latin American countries

... First, there are strong knowledge gaps on issues that are directly related to the fi eld of policy studies and analysis. Issues such as e ff ectiveness indicators for adaptation measures, mechanisms to track adaptation ...

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The relationship between energy consumption and GDP : evidence from a panel of 10 Latin American countries

The relationship between energy consumption and GDP : evidence from a panel of 10 Latin American countries

... to the results of our panel stationarity tests, if shocks in energy consumption and GDP are temporary, stabilization policies will power long-lasting ef fects in the countries of Latin America. Finally, the ...

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Association of moderate to vigorous physical activity with neck circumference in eight Latin American countries

Association of moderate to vigorous physical activity with neck circumference in eight Latin American countries

... the Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health, a multicenter cross-sectional nutrition and health surveillance study of a nationally representative sample from eight Latin American ...

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Wealth gradients in early childhood cognitive development in five Latin American countries

Wealth gradients in early childhood cognitive development in five Latin American countries

... First, limiting the sample to rural areas, mean scores are highest in Chile (90 points), substantially lower in Colombia and Ecuador (78 and 75 points, respectively), and lower still in Peru and Nicaragua (69 and 66 ...

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Modelo de seguridad energética aplicado a países latinoamericanosModel of energy security applied to latin american countries

Modelo de seguridad energética aplicado a países latinoamericanosModel of energy security applied to latin american countries

... In Latin American countries energy security continues to be a matter of national policy, in this context, it is necessary to quantify the concept of "energy security" and adapt to national ...

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Dollarization and the relationship between EMBI and fundamentals in Latin American Countries

Dollarization and the relationship between EMBI and fundamentals in Latin American Countries

... in Latin America countries the pricing of risk (EMBI) depends mostly on global ...these countries’ access to debt mar- kets is easier due to their lower vulnerability to EMBI ...dollarized ...

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Teenage childbearing in latin american countries

Teenage childbearing in latin american countries

... many Latin American countries, and particularly in the urban areas, the adolescent experience is becoming increasingly pronounced as a particular stage of the life cycle, and in this respect ...

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A comparison of wage dynamics in two Latin American countries: different policies, different outcomes

A comparison of wage dynamics in two Latin American countries: different policies, different outcomes

... both countries have national minimum ...both countries (INE, 2017; DANE, ...both countries is expressed in monthly terms for full-time ...both countries state that no worker can work more than ...

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International propagation of shocks: an evaluation of contagion effects for some Latin American countries

International propagation of shocks: an evaluation of contagion effects for some Latin American countries

... The tests of the spread of shocks among countries are based on four negative financial episodes and four positives. The negatives are: NASDAQ crisis, Turkish devaluation, Argentinean devaluation and sovereign debt ...

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The Different Faces of Presidentialism: Conceptual Debate and Empirical Findings in Eighteen Latin American Countries

The Different Faces of Presidentialism: Conceptual Debate and Empirical Findings in Eighteen Latin American Countries

... in Latin America and in other re- gions of the world where this form of govern- ment is ...various countries over time would allow us not only to have a broader overview of the evolution of presidentialism, ...

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PPP, UIP and Fisher parity: speculation or rational expectations? Evidence for four Latin American countries

PPP, UIP and Fisher parity: speculation or rational expectations? Evidence for four Latin American countries

... Table 3 presents the rank test for all countries in the sample, p − r are the common trends or pushing forces and r are the cointegration relations. Crucial results emerge from these results, essentially the rank ...

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Impact evaluation for policy making: a close look at Latin American countries with weaker research capacities

Impact evaluation for policy making: a close look at Latin American countries with weaker research capacities

... of countries, looking at the thematic focus, the type of methodologies used, the level of involvement of the government, the participation of local researchers, the sources of funding, ...the countries, and ...

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Does the commodities boom support the export led growth hypothesis?: evidence from Latin American countries

Does the commodities boom support the export led growth hypothesis?: evidence from Latin American countries

... The results show that, in general, during the period of 2000–2010 corresponding to commodity boom GDP per capita growth was 24 % higher than in 1990–1999 on average for the non-LAC countries and also 24 % higher ...

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Testing for an Environmental Kuznets Curve in Latin-American Countries

Testing for an Environmental Kuznets Curve in Latin-American Countries

... Results vary significantly with respect to the estimation method, from MG (the least restrictive, but potentially not efficient) to PMG and to DFE that only allows intercepts to vary across countries. Moving from ...

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Income and beyond: multidimensional poverty in six Latin American countries

Income and beyond: multidimensional poverty in six Latin American countries

... across countries and regions, one can distinguish two groups: the urban and rural areas of El Salvador, Mexico and Brazil together with the rural areas of Chile, and the urban areas of the southern cone ...

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Productivity growth and international openness : evidence from Latin American countries 1980 2006

Productivity growth and international openness : evidence from Latin American countries 1980 2006

... The geometric averages of productivity growth (MALM), technological change (TECH) and technical efficiency change (EFFCH) under constant returns to scale (CRTS) are show in table 2 for period 1980‐2006 and for periods ...

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