One way to reduce income inequality permanently and increase productivity in Latin American economies is to improve access to education of the entire population.
This has been recognized by businessmen in the region, who have focused much of their effort toward achieving this goal through corporate social responsibility programs.
The latest study by Unesco and Unicef on the region’s education situation clearly indicates the countries that should make more effort to reduce the gap in the number of years of education between the richest and poorest young people.
This study is a good step toward orienting the programs of companies committed to education.
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