Nov 2003
Author(s): Warner, Koko; Pflug, Georg; Martin, Leslie A.; Linnerooth-Bayer, Joanne; Freeman, Paul; Mechler, Reinhard
This report was commissioned by the Natural Disasters Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue. This report constitutes Phase 2 of this project. While the first phase of the study discusses the…
Nov 2003
Author(s): Warner, Koko; Pflug, Georg; Martin, Leslie A.; Linnerooth-Bayer, Joanne; Freeman, Paul; Mechler, Reinhard
El presente trabajo expone el estudio que encargó el Diálogo Regional de Políticas sobre Desastres Naturales. El estudio está centrado en la comprensión de sistemas nacionales e integrados de gestión…
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 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 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,…