Dec 2009
Author(s): González Alcocer, María Eugenia; Cohen, Michael; Oliveira, Cléia Beatriz H. de; Santos, Bárbara Araújo dos; Alvarado, Nathalie; Palenque, Patricia; Rojas, Eduardo; De Araujo Larangeira, Adriana; Ruiz, Verónica; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Couriel, Jack; França, Elisabete; Smolka, Martim; Burgos, Ramiro; Brakarz, José; Fandiño, Sonia; Bonat Pegoraro, Denise; Romo, Margarita; Dávila Armas, Heisda; Cuenin, Fernando; Nieto, María de la Luz; Abizanda, Beatriz
Construir ciudades pasa revista a la experiencia de América Latina y el Caribe en el diseño y ejecución de programas de mejoramiento de barrios. El libro expone el conocimiento adquirido por los…
Dec 2009
Author(s): González Alcocer, María Eugenia; Cohen, Michael; Oliveira, Cléia Beatriz H. de; Santos, Bárbara Araújo dos; Alvarado, Nathalie; Palenque, Patricia; Rojas, Eduardo; De Araujo Larangeira, Adriana; Ruiz, Verónica; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Couriel, Jack; França, Elisabete; Smolka, Martim; Burgos, Ramiro; Brakarz, José; Fandiño, Sonia; Bonat Pegoraro, Denise; Romo, Margarita; Dávila Armas, Heisda; Cuenin, Fernando; Nieto, María de la Luz; Abizanda, Beatriz
Building Cities reviews the experiences of the Latin American and Caribbean region in the design and implementation of neighbourhood upgrading programmes. The volume has a particular focus on the…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Jansson, Tor
This paper aims to reveal some basic trends in the financing of microfinance institutions, such as where the financing comes from, and how the distribution changes over time. The paper does not claim…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Jansson, Tor
El objetivo de este documento es mostrar las tendencias en el financiamiento de las instituciones microfinancieras, de dónde vienen y cómo cambian en el tiempo. El documento no pretende ser una…
Jun 2003
Author(s): Molina, Carlos Gerardo; Rey de Marulanda, Nohra; Fleury, Sonia; Ron, Aviva; Lavadenz M., Fernando; Trong Hai, Tran; Schuftan, Claudio; García Jiménez, Salvador; Suwanwela, Charas; Jatene, Adib; Xinhua, Li; Chen, Chunming; Wang, Kean; Londoño, Juan Luis; Flavier, Juan M.; Acuña, Cecilia; Gómez, José Pablo; Kadir, Khalid Abdul; Iunes, Roberto F.; Bhushan, Indu
Esta publicación es la primera de una serie que compara experiencias exitosas en gerencia social de América Latina y el Caribe con Asia. Esta serie surge de la iniciativa del Instituto Interamericano…
Jun 2003
Author(s): Molina, Carlos Gerardo; Rey de Marulanda, Nohra; Fleury, Sonia; Ron, Aviva; Lavadenz M., Fernando; Trong Hai, Tran; Schuftan, Claudio; García Jiménez, Salvador; Suwanwela, Charas; Jatene, Adib; Xinhua, Li; Chen, Chunming; Wang, Kean; Londoño, Juan Luis; Flavier, Juan M.; Acuña, Cecilia; Gómez, José Pablo; Kadir, Khalid Abdul; Iunes, Roberto F.; Bhushan, Indu
This book uses case studies and cross-regional analyses to examine changes in basic health services, challenges for social health insurance, improvements in the equity and efficacy of health services…
May 2003
Author(s): Brakarz, José
La experiencia de Bolivia, relatada en este estudio, aborda tanto la temática de la participación municipal en las estrategias de combate a la pobreza, como los arreglos y mecanismos institucionales…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Sojo, Carlos; Behrman, Jere R.; Pérez de Rada, Ernesto; Jiménez, Wilson; Gaviria, Alejandro; Calderón Martínez, Lissette; Alves, Denisard; Teruel, Graciela; Funkhouser, Edward; Pérez Saínz, Juan Pablo; Gray-Molina, George; Székely, Miguel; Lardé de Palomo, Anabella; Rubalcava, Luis; Timmins, Christopher; Parker, Susan W.; Vides de Andrade, Ana Regina
Social exclusion is closely linked with many economic problems in Latin America, as it prevents people from reaching their full productive potential -in turn constraining growth and revenues- and…
Dec 2001
Author(s): Brakarz, José; Rojas, Eduardo; Greene, Margarita
Cities for All examines informal urbanization in Latin America as well as the methodologies being used to design and implement programs to upgrade slum areas in the region.
Dec 2001
Author(s): Brakarz, José; Rojas, Eduardo; Greene, Margarita
Ciudades para todos analiza el fenómeno de la urbanización informal en América Latina y presenta diferentes métodos para el diseño y la ejecución de programas de mejoramiento de barrios que combinan…
Oct 2001
Author(s): Jansson, Tor
This paper presents a synopsis of the current state of the microfinance industry in Latin America. It provides a rough assessment of the achievement and outreach of the industry; it offers revealing…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Attanasio, Orazio P.; Székely, Miguel; Gray-Molina, George; Jiménez, Wilson; Pérez de Rada, Ernesto; Yáñez, Ernesto; Neri, Marcelo Côrtes; Amadeo, Edward Joaquim; Carvalho, Alexandre Pinto; Contreras, Dante; Larrañaga, Osvaldo; Leibovich, José; Núñez, Jairo; Trejos, Juan Diego; Montiel, Nancy; Escobal, Javier; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime; Torero, Máximo
This book examines poverty as a structural problem caused by the way economic systems operate. It poses a simple question: Why do poor people earn less? Case studies in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile,…