Nov 1996
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This report summarizes the results of the two-day Consultation Workshop on Strategies for Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) financed through a Bank…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Iturralde, Diego; Krotz, Esteban; Cárdenas, Víctor; Stavenhagen, Rodolfo; Wirsig, Waldemar; Fabricano, Marcial; Albó, Xavier; Davis, Shelton; Duchicela, Luis Felipe; Cojtí Cuxil, Demetrio; Del Val, José; Velásquez Sagua, Héctor; Molina R., Ramiro; Jimeno, Gladys; Grefa U., Valerio; González, Nicanor; Partridge, William L.
The contributions included in this volume reflect both the challenges and opportunities of an incipient process of reflection and dialogue between indigenous peoples, governments and development…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo; Álvarez, Carola
The purpose of this paper is to describe the performance of the Venezuelan labor market between 1982 and 1995, and to analyze its impact on the evolution of poverty. This time period is one wherein…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
For Latin America and the Caribbean, sustainable development encompasses the broad objectives of our societies: sustainable economic development based on modernization, openness and competitiveness;…
Nov 1996
Author(s): López, Ramón
The objectives of this paper are two-fold: to analyze the role of international and domestic policies on the sustainable use of forests in Latin America; and to examine potential financing mechanisms…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Goldmark, Lara
The purpose of this study is to provide an overview of current practices in the provision of business development services (BDS) to small and microentrepreneurs in developing countries. The document…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Maceira, Daniel
En este trabajo se argumenta que las fallas de organización en las estructuras burocráticas y de atención, basados en los mecanismos de pagos utilizados y la resultante generación de incentivos,…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Goldmark, Lara
El propósito de este estudio es el de proporcionar una visión general de las prácticas actuales en el suministro de Servicios de Desarrollo Empresarial (SDE) a pequeños y micro empresarios en los…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, siguiendo los mandatos que recibió de sus gobiernos en 1994 en su Octavo Aumento General de Recursos, incorporó en sus estrategias los grandes objetivos del…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Flug, Karnit; Hercowitz, Zui
This paper estimates the effects of equipment investment on relative wages and employment of skilled labor and explores their dynamics. The basic hypothesis is that they are positive, due to either…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Murillo, Maria Victoria
Recent policy debates on the reform of social service delivery systems focus on the decentralization of services and the introduction of competition in order to improve the quality of services.…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Thirty paintings and sculptures from the National Museum of Bolivia, the Museum Arturo Borda, the National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore, the Marina Núñez del Prado Foundation, and the private…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Corradi, Juan E.
Juan E. Corradi (1943-), Argentine sociologist from New York University, advisor to the United Nations Development Program, VP of South/North Development Initiative.
Nov 1996
Author(s): Corradi, Juan E.
Juan E. Corradi (1943-), sociólogo argentino de la Universidad de Nueva York, Asesor del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo, Vicepresidente de la Iniciativa de Desarrollo Sur-Norte.
Sep 1996
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Presented in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, featured eighty-five objects related to the numerous scientific expeditions the Smithsonian Institution has mounted with the specific…
Sep 1996
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Weisbrod, Steven R.
This paper raises fundamental questions about how banks in Latin America ought to be supervised. The concentration of wealth holders in Latin America and the equity markets' resulting…
Sep 1996
Author(s): Garber, Peter M.
The basic worldwide financial safety net architecture provides for a system of similar institutions: a lender of last resort, deposit insurance, and prudential regulation. In countries whose banking…
Sep 1996
Author(s): Da Matta, Roberto
Roberto Da Matta (1936-), Brazilian anthropologist from Notre Dame University, advisor to the Luso-Brazilian Review, expert on popular culture in Brazil.
Sep 1996
Author(s): Da Matta, Roberto
Roberto Da Matta (1936-), antropólogo brasileño de la Universidad de Notre Dame, Asesor de la Revista Luso-Brasileña, y experto en la cultura popular brasileña.
Aug 1996
Author(s): Kaimowitz, David
Este documento (ENV-104) analiza las políticas que orientan la investigación sobre el manejo de recursos naturales (MRN) ligados a la agricultura en América Latina, el marco institucional en que esa…