Aug 1998
Author(s): Behrman, Jere R.; Birdsall, Nancy; Székely, Miguel
The effects of market and policy reforms on poverty and inequality in Latin America have been of considerable concern. The region continues to have relatively great income inequalities. Two different…
Jun 1998
Author(s): De la Barra, Ximena
Esta presentación refiere a los aspectos políticos y económicos de la violencia, dado que se entiende a la exclusión, privación e injusticia como formas de violencia. La autora se centra en la…
Jan 1998
Author(s): Kent, Rollin
This paper examines the institutional reform conducted at three public universities in Mexico: the University of Sonora, the University of Guadalajara, and the University of Puebla. In the…
Dec 1997
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Streb, Jorge M.
Although the region remains highly centralized, the tendency toward decentralization is quite strong. Not only is a larger portion of the general government budget executed from the subnational…
Dec 1997
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Birdsall, Nancy; Naím, Moisés; Lora, Eduardo; James, Estelle; Iglesias, Enrique V.; Gavin, Michael; Sabot, Richard H.; Lustig, Nora; Londoño, Juan Luis; Cortázar, René; Graham, Carol; Weisbrod, Steven R.; Hausmann, Ricardo; Coles, Jonathan; Carter, Michael R.; Alfaro, Raquel; Briscoe, John; Sheahan, John; Bradburn, Ralph; Stiglitz, Joseph
Latin American experts demonstrate how market-friendly measures in key policy areas can promote greater equity and efficiency. By identifying win-win strategies, the authors challenge the…