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…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Marulanda, Beatriz; Trigo Loubière, Jacques; Cifuentes, Síncrito; Peck Christen, Robert; Westley, Glenn D.; Poyo, Jeffrey; Arbuckle, Lee; Heller, Carlos; Baker, Christopher; Vargas Durán, Alejandro; Adams, Dale W.; Branch, Brian; Pabst, Helmut; Shaffer, Sherrill; O'Donnell, Michael; Richardson, David C.; Cuevas, Carlos E.
Policymakers in Latin America increasingly are turning to policies that have high economic rates of return and a favorable impact on income distribution. By providing financial services to small…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Marulanda, Beatriz; Trigo Loubière, Jacques; Cifuentes, Síncrito; Peck Christen, Robert; Westley, Glenn D.; Poyo, Jeffrey; Arbuckle, Lee; Heller, Carlos; Baker, Christopher; Vargas Durán, Alejandro; Adams, Dale W.; Branch, Brian; Pabst, Helmut; Shaffer, Sherrill; O'Donnell, Michael; Richardson, David C.; Cuevas, Carlos E.
Los responsables de la economía de América Latina están recurriendo a políticas que consiguen no sólo altas tasas de rendimiento económico sino también un impacto favorable en la distribución del…
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…