Feb 2016
Author(s): Solera, Marco; Durán, Esteban; Prat, Jordi; Dumas, Víctor; Lafuente, Mariano; Ardanaz, Martín; Gutiérrez Juárez, Priscilla; Vargas Cullell, Jorge; Beverinotti, Javier
Social spending is a powerful tool to reduce poverty, achieve higher equality and better life conditions for the inhabitants of a country. In "Social Expenditure in Central America, Panama and…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Solera, Marco; Durán, Esteban; Prat, Jordi; Dumas, Víctor; Lafuente, Mariano; Ardanaz, Martín; Gutiérrez Juárez, Priscilla; Vargas Cullell, Jorge; Beverinotti, Javier
El gasto social es un poderoso instrumento para reducir la pobreza, lograr una mayor equidad y mejorar las condiciones de vida de los habitantes de un país. En "Una mirada al gasto social en…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Armijo, Marianela; Cuesta, Juan Pablo; Feinstein, Osvaldo Néstor; García López, Roberto; García Moreno, Mauricio; Kaufmann, Jorge; Makón, Marcos Pedro; Pimenta, Carlos; Sanginés, Mario; Sanín Ángel, Héctor; Santiso, Carlos; Urra, Francisco Javier; Varea, Marco
Improving public services, using State resources efficiently, and managing State agencies effectively have been ongoing concerns of Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) governments since the beginning…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Armijo, Marianela; Cuesta, Juan Pablo; Feinstein, Osvaldo Néstor; García López, Roberto; García Moreno, Mauricio; Kaufmann, Jorge; Makón, Marcos Pedro; Pimenta, Carlos; Sanginés, Mario; Sanín Ángel, Héctor; Santiso, Carlos; Urra, Francisco Javier; Varea, Marco
Mejorar los servicios públicos, usar de manera eficiente los recursos y gestionar de forma efectiva las instituciones del Estado ha sido una preocupación constante de los gobiernos de América Latina…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Gischler, Christiaan; Rodriguez, Enrique; Rojas Sánchez, Laura; Gonzalez Torres, Camila; Servetti, Gianmarco; Olson, Lars
Belize faces declining petroleum production as well as electricity costs that are among the highest in Central America. Although it is dependent on Mexico for over 30 percent of electricity supply,…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Saavedra, José Jorge
This presentation was performed for the Regional Policy Dialog meeting in Belize City, on December 5th, 2011. It provides facts and figures related to the state of the service sector in the Caribbean…
Dec 2009
Author(s): van Praag, Bernard M.S.; Gandelman, Néstor; Ferrer-i-Carbonell, Ada; Ham, Andrés; Lora, Eduardo; Tetaz, Martín; Medina, Carlos; Sanguinetti, Pablo; Cruces, Guillermo; Piani, Giorgina; Alcázar, Lorena; Powell, Andrew; Núñez, Jairo; Ferre, Zuleika; Andrade, Raúl; Robalino, Juan; Madrigal, Róger; Hall, Luis J.; Morales, Leonardo
A growing number of cities around the world have established systems for monitoring the quality of urban life. Many of those systems combine objective information with subjective opinions and cover a…
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): 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…