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…
Apr 2000
Author(s): Hausmann, Ricardo; Panizza, Ugo; Stein, Ernesto H.
Countries that are classified as having floating exchange rate systems (or very wide bands) show strikingly different patterns of behavior. They hold very different levels of international reserves…
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): Vives, Antonio; Rojas, Eduardo; Losada, Carlos; Stein, Ernesto H.; Payne, J. Mark; Febres, Jorge; Echebarría, Koldo; Dowers, Kenroy; Llisterri, Juan J.
This paper discusses the need for a Bank subnational development strategy. The subnational development strategy provides the Bank with a comprehensive framework to support borrowing member countries…
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…
Jan 2000
Author(s): García, Luis E.; Rodríguez, Diego J.; Rossi, Lorena
This paper begins with a summary of the Bank's involvement with large infrastructure projects, including dams, since the 1960s. In the energy sector, the IDB has provided financing for the…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Londoño, Juan Luis; Guerrero, Rodrigo; Couttolene, Bernard; Cano, Ignácio; Carneiro, Leandro Piquet; Phebo, Luciana; Rubio, Mauricio; Cruz, José Miguel; González, Luis Armando; Romano, Luis Ernesto; Sisti, Elvio; Lozano, Rafael; Hijar, Marta; Zurita, Beatriz; Hernández, Patricia; Avila, Leticia; Bravo, Maria Lilia; de Jesús Ramírez, Teresita; Carrillo, Carlos; Ayala, Clotilde; López, Blanca Estela; Eyzaguirre, Hugo; Briceño-León, Roberto; Pérez Perdomo, Rogelio
En Latinoamérica, el crimen y la violencia acaparan los titulares de los periódicos, las palabras de los políticos y las angustias de los ciudadanos. En esta región, 140.000 personas son asesinadas…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Regalia, Ferdinando; Connors, Ellen; Oliva, Carlos; Legovini, Arianna; Duryea, Suzanne; Stein, Ernesto H.; Álvarez, Carola; Mcphail, Heather; Deutsch, Ruthanne; Chakraborty, Shanka; Lustig, Nora; Echeverría, Ruben G.; Márquez, Gustavo; Bouillon, César P.; Charvériat, Céline; Morrison, Andrew; Kazan, Alexander; Salazar, Héctor
The objective of this book is to provide policy recommendations to reduce the economic vulnerability of the poor to adverse shocks and help them cope with income downturns. The authors suggest that,…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Regalia, Ferdinando; Connors, Ellen; Oliva, Carlos; Legovini, Arianna; Duryea, Suzanne; Stein, Ernesto H.; Álvarez, Carola; Mcphail, Heather; Deutsch, Ruthanne; Chakraborty, Shanka; Lustig, Nora; Echeverría, Ruben G.; Márquez, Gustavo; Bouillon, César P.; Charvériat, Céline; Morrison, Andrew; Kazan, Alexander; Salazar, Héctor
Protección social para la equidad y el crecimiento ofrece recomendaciones de política para disminuir la vulnerabilidad económica de los pobres a los shocks y ayudarlos a enfrentar la caída de sus…