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…
May 2005
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo; Olivera, Mauricio
This paper assesses how electoral outcomes in both presidential and legislative elections in Latin America have been affected by the adoption of economic policies that seek to improve macroeconomic…
Apr 2005
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo
This paper compares growth conditions in China and Latin America to assess fears that China will displace Latin America in the coming decades. China's strengths include the size of the economy,…
Apr 2005
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo
This paper compares growth conditions in China and Latin America to assess fears that China will displace Latin America in the coming decades. China's strengths include the size of the economy,…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Lianos, Theodore P.; Bump, Micah N.; Iglesias, Enrique V.; Kirton, Claremont D.; Solimano, Andrés; Glytsos, Nicholas P.; Hugo, Graeme; Pozo, Susan; Weiss Fagen, Patricia; Jaramillo, María; Wilson, Steven R.; Suro, Roberto; Orozco, Manuel; Bendixen, Sergio; Zárate-Hoyos, Germán A.; Bair, Sheila C.; Terry, Donald F.; St. Onge, Erin; El-Sakka, Mohammed
Beyond Small Change examines the phenomenon of migrant remittances in hopes of contributing to international understanding of remittances, promoting better policies and practices in this area, and…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Lianos, Theodore P.; Bump, Micah N.; Iglesias, Enrique V.; Kirton, Claremont D.; Solimano, Andrés; Glytsos, Nicholas P.; Hugo, Graeme; Pozo, Susan; Weiss Fagen, Patricia; Jaramillo, María; Wilson, Steven R.; Suro, Roberto; Orozco, Manuel; Bendixen, Sergio; Zárate-Hoyos, Germán A.; Bair, Sheila C.; Terry, Donald F.; St. Onge, Erin; El-Sakka, Mohammed
Las remesas se han vuelto cruciales para la supervivencia de millones de familias y para la situación de muchas economías nacionales, y sin embargo, este canal todavía no llega a ofrecer a los pobres…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Kiguel, Miguel A.; Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Galindo, Arturo; Panizza, Ugo; Miller, Margaret; Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Bebczuk, Ricardo N.; López-de-Silanes, Florencio; Bernal, Olver; Auerbach, Paula; Chong, Alberto E.; Mandalaoui, Carolina; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Kamil, Herman; Demaestri, Edgardo C.; Loboguerrero, Ana María; Cowan, Kevin; Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés; Fergusson, Leopoldo; Micco, Alejandro; Powell, Andrew; Suárez, Gustavo; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Studart, Rogerio
El crédito suministrado por el sector bancario es la fuente de financiamiento más importante para las firmas y los hogares en América Latina y el Caribe. Desafortunadamente, el crédito es escaso,…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Kiguel, Miguel A.; Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Galindo, Arturo; Panizza, Ugo; Miller, Margaret; Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Bebczuk, Ricardo N.; López-de-Silanes, Florencio; Bernal, Olver; Auerbach, Paula; Chong, Alberto E.; Mandalaoui, Carolina; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Kamil, Herman; Demaestri, Edgardo C.; Loboguerrero, Ana María; Cowan, Kevin; Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés; Fergusson, Leopoldo; Micco, Alejandro; Powell, Andrew; Suárez, Gustavo; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Studart, Rogerio
Credit supplied by the banking sector is the most important funding source for firms and households in Latin America and the Caribbean. Unfortunately, credit is scarce, costly and volatile. Without…