Dec 2003
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Osambela Zavala, Emilio; Thomas, Desmond; Zahler, Roberto; Downes, Andrew S.; Paredes Molina, Ricardo D.; Naranjos Lander, Martin; Handa, Ashu
Revitalizing the Jamaican Economy: Policies for Sustained Growth aims to improve our understanding of the constraints to social and economic development in Jamaica. It also proposes practical…
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): Zahler, Roberto
This presentation was commissioned by the Trade and Integration Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the 5th Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on August 14 and 15, 2003. This paper presents…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Zahler, Roberto
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Integración y Comercio del Diálogo Regional de Política para la 5ta Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 14 y 15 de agosto de 2003. Las negociaciones…
Apr 2003
Author(s): Zahler, Roberto
This paper discusses the role of integration and internationalization in Latin America in the area of Financial Services Negotiations (FSNs). Both integration and internationalization have become…
Apr 2003
Author(s): Zahler, Roberto
Este trabajo presenta criterios fundamentales y una metodología que pueden contribuir a mejorar la preparación y la negociación de servicios financieros (NSF) por parte de países de la región,…
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…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Masci, Pietro; Utsumi, Makoto; Loubière, Jacques Trigo; Okubo, Yoshio; Sato, Takafumi; de Krivoy, Ruth; Fukao, Mitsuhiro; Martínez Peria, María Soledad; Schmukler, Sergio; Chicoma, José; Demaestri, Edgardo C.; Iannariello, María Pia; Barnhill Jr., Theodore M.; Papapanagiotou, Panagiotis; Rietti Souto, Marco; Posen, Adam S.; Zahler, Roberto
This book looks at the key issues and lessons that policymakers must consider in designing an adequate framework for dealing with financial crises. These include structural problems and their causes…
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…