Oct 2016
Author(s): Shik, Olga; Boyce, Rachel; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Kim, Namho
Around the world, government agricultural policies often make the prices paid by consumers much higher or lower than they would be without policy interventions. Here is a look at the latest available…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Nin Pratt, Alejandro; Falconi, César; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Martel, Pedro
This study analyzes the performance of Latin America and the Caribbean's agriculture between 1980 and 2012 looking at the contribution of inputs, and total factor productivity (TFP) to growth in…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Schiavo-Campo, Salvatore; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Kavalsky, Basil; Elías, Carlos; Conroy, Hector; Alonso, Pablo; Vera, Diego; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Huppi, Monika; Beuermann, Diether
This evaluation assesses how well IDB's current mode of engagement meets the needs and expectations of countries that have relatively higher income levels and increasing access to diverse…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Schiavo-Campo, Salvatore; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Kavalsky, Basil; Elías, Carlos; Conroy, Hector; Alonso, Pablo; Vera, Diego; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Huppi, Monika; Beuermann, Diether
En esta evaluación se analiza en qué medida la forma en que actualmente trabaja el BID satisface las necesidades y expectativas de los países con niveles de ingreso relativamente más altos y un…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor; Gandelman, Eduardo; Castillo, Marco; Cárdenas, Juan Camilo; Bravo, David; Sethi, Rajiv; Sanhueza, Claudia; Soruco, Ximena; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Rossi, Máximo; Elías, Víctor; Elías, Julio; Gaviria, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Polanía, Sandra; Petrie, Ragan; Piani, Giorgina; Torero, Máximo; Ronconi, Lucas; Rothschild, Julie; Urzúa, Sergio; Candelo, Natalia; Moro, Andrea
This book presents a set of studies on contemporary discrimination in Latin America that takes advantage of these new tools by focusing on social interactions that range from cooperation, group…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Lund, Frances; Duryea, Suzanne; Puentes, Esteban; Morrison, Andrew; Tenjo Galarza, Jaime; Ureta, Manuelita; Contreras, Dante; Cox Edwards, Alejandra; Deutsch, Ruthanne; Ribero Medina, Rocío; Barrientos, Armando; Piras, Claudia; Bernat Díaz, Luisa Fernanda; Rau, Tomás; Benería, Lourdes; Ñopo, Hugo R.
"Women at Work: Challenges for Latin America" presents a series of empirical studies that use household survey data from Latin America to analyze trends in female labor force participation…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Lund, Frances; Duryea, Suzanne; Puentes, Esteban; Morrison, Andrew; Tenjo Galarza, Jaime; Ureta, Manuelita; Contreras, Dante; Cox Edwards, Alejandra; Deutsch, Ruthanne; Ribero Medina, Rocío; Barrientos, Armando; Piras, Claudia; Bernat Díaz, Luisa Fernanda; Rau, Tomás; Benería, Lourdes; Ñopo, Hugo R.
"Mujeres y trabajo en América Latina: Desafíos para las políticas laborales" reseña los avances realizados por las mujeres de la región en el mercado laboral y los desafíos que tienen por…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Heymann, Daniel; Ramos, Adrián
As the region has entered a phase of recovery leaving behind the episodes of extreme turbulence, and the decision horizons have been somewhat extended, it seems appropriate to reconsider the medium…
Jul 2002
Author(s): Deutsch, Ruthanne; Morrison, Andrew; Piras, Claudia; Ñopo, Hugo R.
Latin America has the dubious distinction of being the region with the highest level of occupational segregation in the world. In this context, this study poses four important questions. Has…