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…
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,…
Apr 1999
Author(s): Jiménez, Wilson; Gray-Molina, George; Yáñez, Ernesto; Pérez de Rada, Ernesto
Análisis recientes de la pobreza en Bolivia muestran que, a pesar de un ligero descenso en el porcentaje de la población que vive en condiciones de pobreza a lo largo de la última década, el número…
Feb 1999
Author(s): Gray-Molina, George; Pérez de Rada, Ernesto; Yáñez, Ernesto
En este estudio se analiza el caso boliviano de reformas institucionales durante el periodo 1993-1997. Se centra la atención sobre tres reformas en particular: la Reforma de Participación Popular, la…