Oct 2000
Author(s): García, Luis E.; Keipi, Kari; Campos, Max; de Guzmán, Rodolfo A.; Sandebring, Hans; Yerg, Martin; Zárate, Eladio; Vermeiren, Jan; Sonzini, Ramón; Pabón, José D.; Richards, Allan
Estas actas resumen las actividades del taller sobre "Comercialización de los Servicios Hidrometeorológicos" que tuvo lugar en la sede del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo los días 3 y 4…
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…
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): 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…