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…
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,…