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): 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…
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…