Nov 1998
Author(s): Chang, Charles C.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Servén, Luis
The debate on the effectiveness of foreign aid has intensified in recent years as aid has come under increasing budgetary pressures in donor countries. Whatever the merits of the opposing arguments,…
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…
Feb 1998
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Lombardo, Davide
An undistorted free market economy endowed with perfectly rational and informed agents overborrows, i.e., borrows beyond the efficient level, because of the agents' failure to internalize credit…
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…