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…
Nov 2003
Author(s): Devlin, Robert; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Suominen, Kati; Shearer, Matthew; Miller, Eric T.; Cornejo, Rafael; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Stabilito, Augusto; Sobral de Elía, Mariana; Skinner, Martha
The purpose of this document is to inform Bank staff and other interested parties about recent developments in integration and trade among the countries of the Western Hemisphere and between these…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni
This presentation was commissioned by the Trade and Integration Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the V Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on August 14th and 15th, 2003. This presentation…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni
Acceso a los mercados en os tratados de libre comercio Instrumentos: Aranceles Nacion Más Favorecida [NMF] y Preferenciales, Medidas no Arancelarias [NTMs] y Normas de Origen Evaluacion preliminar…
May 2003
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni
This document discusses the impact of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and their effect on the pattern of trade. Specifically, this document addresses trade liberalization, preferential tariff…
May 2003
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Integración y Comercio del Diálogo Regional de Política para la 5a Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 14 y 15 de agosto, 2003. Este documento está…
Mar 2003
Author(s): Solberg, Scott; Hale, David; Benavides, Juan
This study identifies the major structural problems and constraints that impair the performance of disaster management in the road network of Ecuador. The paper identifies two categories of problems…
Mar 2003
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Krivonos, Ekaterina; Devlin, Robert
The objective of this study is to analyze the interaction between trade and non-trade cooperation in some of the today's major regional initiatives, particularly those between developing and…
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): Devlin, Robert; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Taylor, Alan M.; Venables, Anthony J.; Adserà, Alícia; Boix, Carles; Laird, Sam; Messerlin, Patrick A.; Torrent, Ramón; Cremona, Marise; Mattli, Walter; Jordana, Jacint; Ramió, Carles; Narula, Rajneesh; Evenett, Simon J.
This book analyzes the role of trade as a central pillar of the structural reform process and a bridge to capturing the dynamic development forces of an increasingly globalized world economy.
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…