Dec 2000
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
46 sculptures by male and female indigenous artists executed over the last 15 years, depicting Inuit people, animals and legends, among other themes, made this show the most extensive and complete…
Nov 2000
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This study was undertaken in response to a request from the government of Brazil that the Inter-American Development Bank support the analysis of infrastructure integration in South America at the…
Nov 2000
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La preparación del presente estudio responde a una solicitud efectuada al Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo por parte del Gobierno de la República Federativa de Brasil para apoyar el análisis de la…
Nov 2000
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En este informe se ofrece un panorama general de las actividades del Grupo BID en apoyo al desarrollo de la Pequeña y Mediana Empresa (Pyme) en América Latina y el Caribe durante la década de los…
Oct 2000
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The present document sets forth the basic concepts and guidelines that would be incorporated into the Strategic Framework on Participation. It is based on the preliminary study done in the…
Oct 2000
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este documento examina la manera en que incide la participación ciudadana en el cumplimiento de los objetivos institucionales del Banco, lo cual exige cumplir con los mandatos que se le han confiado…
Oct 2000
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Piras, Claudia; Behrman, Jere R.; Payne, J. Mark; Duryea, Suzanne; Gallup, John Luke; Lora, Eduardo; Attanasio, Orazio P.; Savedoff, William D.; Gaviria, Alejandro; Márquez, Gustavo; Olivera, Mauricio; Charvériat, Céline; Cortés, Patricia; Morrison, Andrew; Székely, Miguel; Violante, Giovanni L.
This report moves beyond the conventional scope of economics to examine three entrenched structural factors -demography, geography and institutions- that are closely connected to economic and social…
Oct 2000
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Piras, Claudia; Behrman, Jere R.; Payne, J. Mark; Duryea, Suzanne; Gallup, John Luke; Lora, Eduardo; Attanasio, Orazio P.; Savedoff, William D.; Gaviria, Alejandro; Márquez, Gustavo; Olivera, Mauricio; Charvériat, Céline; Cortés, Patricia; Morrison, Andrew; Székely, Miguel; Violante, Giovanni L.
Este informe trasciende el alcance de la economía convencional para incorporar al análisis del desarrollo tres factores estructurales que no han recibido la debida atención en América Latina: la…
Sep 2000
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; York College of Pennsylvania
43 lithographs, etchings, linocuts, woodcuts, silkscreens and other works in various graphic techniques by 40 artists from the Americas were united in this exhibition presented at the art gallery of…
Sep 2000
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Birdsall, Nancy; Behrman, Jere R.
This paper develops and applies a new approach to the estimation of the impact of economy-wide reforms on wage differentials, using a new high-quality data set on wage differentials by schooling…
Sep 2000
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
29 paintings and 1 sculpture by artists (including two women) from the early to late modern period of the 20th century, and 36 contemporary folk objects form this exhibition which juxtaposes the art…
Jul 2000
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Although the leaders of the four member countries repeatedly affirmed their complete faith in the integration process, the outlook for MERCOSUR has been uncertain and gloomy as a result of Brazil¿s…
Jul 2000
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Más allá de la reiterada profesión de fe integradora explicitada en diferentes oportunidades por las máximas autoridades de los cuatro países socios, la modificación de la política cambiaria…
Jun 2000
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This issue of Microenterprise Development Review examines the steps needed for microentrepreneurs who want to register his or her own business. In addition, another article addresses a recent study…
Jun 2000
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La presente edición de Microempresa incluye dos artículos principales. En el primero, se examinan los pasos que se exigen para registrar una microempresa en América Latina. El otro artículo refiere a…
Jun 2000
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Fifty paintings, drawings, sculptures, and popular objects used in the celebration of Junkanoo, from private collections. The exhibition illustrated the development of Bahamian art since…
Apr 2000
Author(s): Panizza, Ugo; Gaviria, Alejandro; Stein, Ernesto H.; Seddon Wallack, Jessica
This paper tests whether Rodrik's (1999) results that institutions for conflict management are associated with the ability to react to economic shocks are robust to different ways of defining…
Mar 2000
Author(s): Gaviria, Alejandro; Stein, Ernesto H.
In this paper, we use a panel approach to study population growth in major cities around the world. We find that major cities grow faster in relatively backward economies and in more volatile, faster…
Mar 2000
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
For the nations of Latin America and the Caribbean to respond effectively to the Climate Change challenge, they need to be able to understand what the impacts of Climate Change may be for each…