Feb 2008
Author(s): Ibarrarán, Pablo; Sarzosa, Miguel; Soares, Yuri
This paper assesses the welfare impacts of local investments projects in rural areas of Guatemala. Using census track data from two rounds of the Guatemalan population census, as well as…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Osambela Zavala, Emilio; Thomas, Desmond; Zahler, Roberto; Downes, Andrew S.; Paredes Molina, Ricardo D.; Naranjos Lander, Martin; Handa, Ashu
Revitalizing the Jamaican Economy: Policies for Sustained Growth aims to improve our understanding of the constraints to social and economic development in Jamaica. It also proposes practical…
Dec 2001
Author(s): Basañes, C. Federico; Artana, Daniel; Navajas, Fernando; Urbiztondo, Santiago; Saavedra, Eduardo; Soto, Raimundo; Benavides, Juan; Fainboim Yaker, Israel; Legisa, Juan A.; Ordover, Janusz A.; Willig, Robert D.; Laffont, Jean-Jacques; Díaz Alvarado, Carlos; Auguste, Sebastián; Millán, Jaime; Beato, Paulina; Fuente, Carmen
During the past two decades, Latin American countries have made pioneering efforts in reforming infrastructure services. The "first generation of reforms" encompassed widespread…
May 1998
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Navajas, Fernando; Urbiztondo, Santiago
This paper (IFM-115) evaluates a set of contractual adjustments, renegotiations and disputes that have taken place in different public utility industries in Argentina since 1991, considering: 1)…