The September unemployment report confirms the direction of the nation's economy was uncertain at best before the events of Sept. 11. As a result of the terrorist attacks, a short recession is likely, according to the Employment Policy Foundation. The U.S.
Latin America and the Caribbean did not improve income distribution during the 1990s, with the region remaining the most unequal in the world in this sense, according to Social Panorama 2000-2001, prepared by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
The percentage of households and individuals living in poverty, along with the severity of this phenomenon, fell during the past decade in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the Social Panorama of Latin America 2000-2001, by ECLAC.
Social spending per capita rose 50% for all 17 countries of Latin America during the 1990s, according to the Social Panorama of Latin America 2000-2001, published by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). It went from US$360 in 1990 to US$540 per capita in 1999.
The downturn affecting job markets in 2001, as a result of slow economic growth, forms part of a long-term context that is worrisome, according to the Social Panorama of Latin America 2000-2001, prepared by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
Based on new data showing further weakness in the United States and internationally, IDC has lowered its forecasts for the consumer PC market worldwide. Consumer PC shipments are now expected to decline 9.6% worldwide in 2001 versus a previous forecast of -0.2% growth.
Manuel D. Medina, Chairman and CEO of Terremark Worldwide, Inc. has been elected Chairman of the State of Florida's newly created Digital Divide Council. The election took place during the first meeting of the Council in Tallahassee on September 10, 2001.
Prerogative, a national brand consultancy that helps companies connect more effectively with female consumers, was officially being launched, it was announced by Cindy Maude, owner and CEO of Prerogative and its parent company, Callahan Creek, Inc.