Dec 1995
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Sixty-two paintings, sculptures, majolica and graphics from the pre-Columbian era through World War II; from Panama's Reina Torres de Arauz Museum of Anthropology, the Museum of Panamanian…
Dec 1995
Author(s): Danticat, Edwidge
Edwidge Danticat (1969-), Haitian author of Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994), Pushcart Award (1995), and The Farming of the Bones (1999), American Book Award (1999).
Dec 1995
Author(s): Danticat, Edwidge
Edwidge Danticat (1969-), novelista haitiana, autora de Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994), ganadora del Premio Pushcart (1995); y The Farming of the Bones (1999), American Book Award (1999).
Dec 1995
Author(s): Ayala, Ulpiano
Este trabajo procura extraer enseñanzas de la experiencia de las reformas de los sistemas de pensiones ya realizadas en Argentina, Chile, Colombia y Perú. Estas reformas han implantado las pensiones…
Nov 1995
Author(s): Talvi, Ernesto
The initial stages of exchange rate-based stabilizations have been generally characterized by a consumption boom, a deterioration of the trade balance and the current account, and an appreciation of…
Nov 1995
Author(s): Spilimbergo, Antonio
Baumol (1967) showed that the rate of growth of an economy slows down if a sector has lower productivity than others and the demand between goods is inelastic. This paper points out that trade is…
Oct 1995
Author(s): Gavin, Michael; Hausmann, Ricardo; Leiderman, Leonardo
This paper reviews recent experience with international capital flows in Latin America, and discusses the policy issues that surround them. The paper is predicated on three basic premises. Capital…
Sep 1995
Author(s): Aridjis, Homero
Homero Aridjis (1940-), Mexican poet, diplomat and author of over 25 books of poetry, founder of the environmental Group of 100, awarded by the United Nations.
Sep 1995
Author(s): Aridjis, Homero
Homero Aridjis (1940-), poeta mexicano, diplomático y autor de más de veinticinco libros de poesía, ganador del Premio Global 500, otorgado por las Naciones Unidas.
Sep 1995
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Thirty-eight works including drawings, photographs and paintings that illustrate the life and times of artist Pedro Figari in Montevideo, Uruguay; from Montevideo's National Library, the Juan…
Sep 1995
Author(s): Spilimbergo, Antonio
This paper presents a test to discriminate among behaviors of producers of exhaustible resources. The behavior of a competitive producer of an exhaustible resource should follow an Euler equation.…
Sep 1995
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Twenty artworks by Latin American artists, from the IDB Collection.
Aug 1995
Author(s): McConnell, Kenneth E.
This paper reviews modern techniques for estimating the benefits of goods which are not bought and sold in markets, paying special attention to the kinds of empirical studies that applied economists…
Aug 1995
Author(s): Calvo, Guillermo A.
In this post-modern world of high capital mobility, countries are being disciplined by the anonymous capital market. One view of the situation -perhaps the prevalent view among economists- is that…
Aug 1995
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Streb, Jorge M.
High inflation economies often do not exhibit smooth inflationary processes, but rather stop-go cycles. This paper relates these stop-go episodes of inflation to a political cycle. The government can…
Jun 1995
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Photographic panels and archaeological artifacts depicting the diversity of the dry forests of Brazil's Serra da Capivara National Park, in the northeastern State of Piauí.
Jun 1995
Author(s): Arretche, Marta Teresa S.; Draibe, Sonia Miriam; Lopes, Juárez Rubens Brandáo; Souza, Aparecida Neri de; Raczynski, Dagmar; Trejos, Juan Diego; do Amaral, Helena Kerr; Nogueira, Roberto Martínez; Da Fonseca, Ana María Medeiros; Di Giovanni, Geraldo
Este libro ofrece un análisis crítico de los programas para combatir la pobreza en cuatro países. Los estudios revelan diversos problemas normativos, de procedimiento y de coordinación…
May 1995
Author(s): Birdsall, Nancy; Hecht, Robert
The evidence shows that government spending for health in many developing countries benefits the well-to-do more than the poor. However, a combination of favorable political forces and sound public…
Apr 1995
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Weisbrod, Steven R.
This paper considers whether reserve requirements have been effective in controlling excessive liquidity growth. It also discusses the adequacy of bank supervisory standards, such as capital to risk-…
Mar 1995
Author(s): Yonemura, Ann
Ann Yonemura (1947-), North American Senior Associate Curator of Japanese Art at the Freer and Sackler Galleries of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.