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): Savedoff, William D.
Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, countries are in the midst of debates about their health systems. Frequently, the characteristics of reforms in one country are used to promote or…
Sep 2000
Author(s): Savedoff, William D.
En toda América Latina y el Caribe, de hecho en todo el mundo, los países están realizando debates sobre sus sistemas de salud. Con frecuencia, las características de las reformas en un país se…
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…
May 2000
Author(s): Savedoff, William D.
This paper discusses the Colombian Health Reform, a reform seeking to equalize access to health services for the poor by giving them insurance that can purchase care from public or private providers…
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…