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…
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): 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…