Oct 2000
Author(s): Shinkai, Naoko
Stolper-Samuelson (SS) and Specific-Factors (SF) versions make opposite predictions about the correlation between prices and wages of certain types of workers (specific factors in industries) when…
Sep 2000
Author(s): Shinkai, Naoko
It has been shown that the social security system and other sorts of government transfers have helped poor elderly people, such as widows, to live alone in the U.S. This paper investigates whether…
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…
Jun 2000
Author(s): Carrillo-Flórez, Fernando; Guerrero, Rodrigo; Buvinic, Mayra; Santamaría, Ricardo; Rubio, Mauricio; Sanjuán, Ana María; Vinicio Fournier, Marco; Andersen, Martin Edwin; Real de Azúa, Santiago; Aitkenhead Castillo, Richard; Moro, Bruno; Spehar, Elizabeth; Sepúlveda Arroyave, Juan Guillermo; Ramos, Carlos Guillermo; Aguirre de Calderón Sol, Elizabeth; Frühling, Hugo; Serrano, Rosso José; Ureña, Nubia Esperanza; Hernández Valiente, René
Con el fin de apoyar acciones encaminadas a fomentar la convivencia y seguridad ciudadana, elemento indispensable del desarrollo económico y social de América Latina y el Caribe, el BID organizó el…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Knaul, Felicia Marie; Murrugarra, Edmundo; Hernández Alvarez, Carlos; Cortez, Rafael; Savedoff, William D.; Espinosa Ferrando, Jaime; Ribero Medina, Rocío; Valdivia, Martín; Schultz, T. Paul; Núñez, Jairo; Parker, Susan W.
Common sense suggests that healthier people are more productive and wealthier people can obtain things that make them healthier. This book asks whether investments in health also affect productivity…