Dec 2003
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne
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…
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…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne
This presentation was commissioned by the Poverty Reduction and Social Protection Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the VI Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on December 9th and 10th, 2003.…
Apr 2003
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Jaramillo, Olga Lucia; Pagés, Carmen
This paper analyzes the recent performance of Latin American labor markets. We find that unemployment rates are on the rise in most countries and sub-regions of Latin America. The rise in…
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): 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): 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 2002
Author(s): Ureta, Manuelita; Filgueira, Carlos; Menezes-Filho, Naercio Aquino; Duryea, Suzanne; Obuchi, Richard; Andersen, Lykke E.; Filgueira, Fernando; Bruni Celli, Josefina; Flórez, Carmen Elisa; Núñez, Jairo; Fuentes, Alvaro; Cox Edwards, Alejandra
This book uses micro-level data for 18 Latin American countries to examine the choices adolescents make in three areas of behavior: their time allocation toward school and work, their sexual behavior…