Mar 2007
Author(s): Cuesta, José A.; Alda, Erik; Lamas, Jorge
This study attempts to quantify the impact of public interventions designed simultaneously to foster crime prevention and the formation of community-wide social capital. The relationship between…
Feb 2007
Author(s): Alda, Erik
School is one of the most important socializing environments for children, since it is where they spend a great deal of time interacting with teachers and peers. However, the persistent spillover of…
Jan 2007
Author(s): Arias, Diego
El análisis resalta la necesidad de repensar la estructura actual de las políticas y programas de apoyo agropecuario en América Central y República Dominicana dada la alta dependencia en apoyos de…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Arias, Diego
This analysis points to the need to rethink the structure of current agricultural support policies and programs in Central America and the Dominican Republic, given the heavy reliance on price…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Alda, Erik; Beliz, Gustavo; Guerrero, Rodrigo; Larraín, Soledad; Vanderschueren, Franz; Engel, Wanda; Rau, Macarena; Stutman, Suzanne; Weisbein, Laura; Martin, Stephanie L.; Frühling, Hugo
El continuo reclamo de la ciudadanía latinoamericana ha encontrado eco en un libro que estudia las distintas formas de la violencia, su prevención y su alivio, al tiempo que abre el camino para una…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Morales, Asunción Alcides; Barillas Cruz, Edy Manolo; Cardona, Omar D.; Carreño T., Martha Liliana; González Miranda, Luis Fernando; Linares López, Luis Felipe; Lungo, Mario; Osorio Arzúa, Claudio; Ramírez Cardona, Néstor Eugenio; Rodríguez, Arturo; Vargas Hernández, Richard Alberto; Yamín, Luis Eduardo
El presente libro integra una colección de artículos que en su conjunto muestran la gestión del riesgo como un reto para las administraciones municipales, argumentando la necesidad de integrar dicho…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Venables, Anthony J.; Maloney, William; Kokko, Ari; Bravo Ortega, Claudio; Lederman, Daniel; Rigobón, Roberto; De Gregorio, José; Czelusta, Jesse; Jayasuriya, Shamila A.; Blomström, Magnus; Xu, L. Colin; Ludema, Rodney; Manzano, Osmel; Martin, Will; Cuddington, John T.; Wright, Gavin
'Natural Resources: Neither Course nor Destiny' brings together a variety of analytical perspectives, ranging from econometric analyses of economic growth to historical studies of…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Bebczuk, Ricardo N.; da Silva, André L. Carvalhal; Chong, Alberto E.; Cruces, Juan José; Garay, Urbi; González, Maximiliano; Gutiérrez, Luis H.; Kawamura, Enrique; Leal, Ricardo P. C.; Lefort, Fernando; López-de-Silanes, Florencio; Pombo, Carlos; Walker, Eduardo
'Investor Protection and Corporate Governance' analyzes the impact of corporate governance on firm performance and valuation. Using unique datasets gathered at the firm-level--the first…