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How deep is the impression of the 2008 international predicament on Ecuador, Brazil and Mexico? even if having comparable adventure with the rules of the Washington Consensus, Ecuador, Brazil and Mexico have demonstrated varied suggestions of social and financial improvement over the last decade. those adjustments may be saw in the course of and after the worldwide quandary in 2008. unlike the social anti-neoliberal coverage applied in Ecuador and the innovative social and financial coverage in Brazil, Mexico has been accomplishing the coverage of endured neoliberalism. one of many conclusions drawn is that Mexico faces abysmal inequalities and endurance of poverty, which aren't basically explicated by way of old roots, but in addition by means of powerful purposes of neoliberal regulations.
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09% in the same period. These percentages are the result of the implementation of policies that promote investment in human capital, which have been shown to have significant positive effects at the level of Latin America. Also, the inequality related to the access to opportunities has decreased. It is evidenced in more people with access to schooling and to the labor matket in recent years. The increase in public spending in the social sector contributed to several poor people becoming qualified as non-poor.
The major problem is the low quality of the jobs and the vulnerability to which the population is exposed to working informally. Figure 4 shows that the highest number of informal workers is in the traditional poor states of Mexico: Oaxaca, Guerrero and Chiapas. In these states there are nearly 80 percent of population economically active (PEA) working in the black market. Mexico City (Federal District) has a 50 percent of the PEA, meantime the federal states of Nuevo Leon, Chihuahua and Baja California Sur with the number of nearly 40 percent of PEA each are among the lowest number of working in the informal sector.
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