Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Report: Distribution of Bolivia's Resources & Autonomy Conflicts

Bolivia's opposition leads a charge against the agrarian reform of the Morales administration and redistribution of the country's wealth through the taxing of regional oil and gas revenues for national social initiatives such as the Renta Dignidad - a social security program for the elderly and the Bono “Juancito Pinto” - a payment program that helps young students.

In the following report, the Center for Economic Policy Research looks at the wide distribution of Bolivia's hydrocarbon revenue and the rate of inequality in land ownership within the Eastern lowland states.

The Distribution of Bolivia’s Most Important Natural Resources and the Autonomy Conflicts - by Mark Weisbrot and Luis Sandoval



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