Dec 2003
Author(s): Lacayo, Carlos
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Reducción de la Pobreza y Protección Social del Diálogo Regional de Política para la VI Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 9 y 10 de diciembre de…
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…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Costa Leite, Luiz Edmundo; Penido Monteiro, José Henrique
This work presents a case study of Rio de Janeiro's improvement of its urban trash and garbage services by bringing in private operators to collect the "extraordinary wastes" produced…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Costa Leite, Luiz Edmundo; Penido Monteiro, José Henrique
El objetivo de la presentación de este estudio de caso es difundir la exitosa experiencia realizada por la municipalidad de Río de Janeiro en su búsqueda por perfeccionar los servicios de aseo urbano…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Costa Leite, Luiz Edmundo; Penido Monteiro, José Henrique
This work presents a case study on solid waste management in the city of Rio de Janeiro. This privately-owned initiative involves the application of market instruments to boost the recycling of used…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Costa Leite, Luiz Edmundo; Penido Monteiro, José Henrique
Este trabajo presenta un estudio de caso exitoso implementado en la ciudad de Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, evidenciando la utilización de un instrumento basado en el mercado con el propósito de…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Wiesner Durán, Eduardo
Un proceso de descentralización dentro de un país puede ser entendido como análogo a uno de apertura y liberalización territorial al interior de un país. Desde la década de 1980 varios países en…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Adhikari, Ramesh; Negroni, Mirka J.; Leino, Jessica; Rana, P. B.; Nguyen, Tam Robert; Rey de Marulanda, Nohra; Kremer, Michael; Rodríguez, Ennio; Arce M., Daniel G.; Sandler, Todd; Bronfman, Mario; Devlin, Robert; Rufín, Carlos; Sakai, Kazu; Kanbur, Ravi; Kahn, Matthew E.; Weiss, John; Wyplosz, Charles; Jessen, Anneke; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Tungwarara, Ozias; Hunt, Joseph Michael; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Nogueira, Roberto Martínez; Taccone, Juan José; Carnoy, Martin; Kendall, Tamil; Frantz, Brian; Wescott, Clay
This book is based on a conference entitled "Regional Public Goods and Regional Development Assistance", held in Washington, D.C. on November 6-7, 2002. It examines how the IDB and the ADB…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Wiesner Durán, Eduardo
The aim of this book is to provide policymakers in Latin America with the stylized facts of what works and what does not in decentralization policies and schemes, based on analysis of the recent…
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…