Oct 2000
Author(s): Payne, J. Mark; Boix, Carles; Adserà, Alícia
This paper explores, both formally and empirically, the political accountability mechanisms that lie behind the varying levels of public corruption and of effective governance taking place across…
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): 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…
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…