May 2004
Author(s): Westley, Glenn D.
This paper examines each major element of the village banking technology and how it has been liberalized so far, particularly in four leading Latin American village banking institutions: FINCA…
Jul 2003
Author(s): Westley, Glenn D.
En este documento se examinan los elementos principales de la tecnología de banca comunal y cómo ésta ha flexibilizado sus características rígidas iniciales desde su introducción en los años 80, en…
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,…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Marulanda, Beatriz; Trigo Loubière, Jacques; Cifuentes, Síncrito; Peck Christen, Robert; Westley, Glenn D.; Poyo, Jeffrey; Arbuckle, Lee; Heller, Carlos; Baker, Christopher; Vargas Durán, Alejandro; Adams, Dale W.; Branch, Brian; Pabst, Helmut; Shaffer, Sherrill; O'Donnell, Michael; Richardson, David C.; Cuevas, Carlos E.
Policymakers in Latin America increasingly are turning to policies that have high economic rates of return and a favorable impact on income distribution. By providing financial services to small…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Marulanda, Beatriz; Trigo Loubière, Jacques; Cifuentes, Síncrito; Peck Christen, Robert; Westley, Glenn D.; Poyo, Jeffrey; Arbuckle, Lee; Heller, Carlos; Baker, Christopher; Vargas Durán, Alejandro; Adams, Dale W.; Branch, Brian; Pabst, Helmut; Shaffer, Sherrill; O'Donnell, Michael; Richardson, David C.; Cuevas, Carlos E.
Los responsables de la economía de América Latina están recurriendo a políticas que consiguen no sólo altas tasas de rendimiento económico sino también un impacto favorable en la distribución del…