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Update: The Venezuelan Economy in the Chávez Years

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Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research

Author(s): Mark Weisbrot; Luis Sandoval

Topic: Economics (Infrastructure)

Keywords: Hugo Chavez; National budget; Unemployment rate

Type: Report

Coverage: Venezuela


This paper is an update of CEPR’s July 2007 overview of the Venezuelan economy, and includes the latest available data (at the time of publication) for growth, employment, poverty, budget information, and other data. The paper notes continued progress in economic growth, poverty reduction, employment, and health and education indicators.