Aug 2003
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo; Gaviria, Alejandro; Gallup, John Luke
For decades, the prevailing sentiment was that, since geography is unchangeable, there is no reason why public policies should take it into account. In fact, charges that geographic interpretations…
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…
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,…