Nov 2011
Author(s): Powell, Andrew; Miller, Marcus; Maier, Antonia
The recent financial crisis has forced a rethink of banking regulation and supervision and the role of financial innovation. This paper develops a model where prudent banks may signal their type…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Majnoni, Giovanni; Powell, Andrew
The recent global financial crisis has put the spotlight on macro-prudential policies to protect firms and households from problems emanating from the financial sector. This paper proposes an…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo; Powell, Andrew
This paper proposes a methodology to resolve the problems that result from using a combination of objective and subjective information in evaluating urban quality of life. The paper further suggests…
Feb 2011
Author(s): Calderón, Valentina; Marinescu, Ioana
This paper examines how changes in the legislation governing health and pension benefits that took place between 2003 and 2008 in Colombia affected the informal and formal labor markets. In…
May 2003
Author(s): Rey de Marulanda, Nohra; Guzmán, Julio
El interés del estudio se concentra en la efectividad que tienen las políticas públicas en la búsqueda de la mejor calidad de vida de los individuos y en las condiciones socioeconómicas que pueden…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Tamayo, Gonzalo; Barrantes, Roxana; Alonso, Julio César; Chong, Alberto E.; Benavides, Juan; Paredes Molina, Ricardo D.; Sánchez, José Miguel; Távara, José; Rodríguez, Carlos Jorge; Pendra, Pedro Cavalcanti Gomes; Fainboim Yaker, Israel; Zavala, Verónica; De Oliveira, Luiz Guilherme Schymura; Sanhueza, Ricardo
Los países en América Latina y el Caribe han mostrado interés durante los últimos años en fomentar la participación del sector privado en proyectos de infraestructura. Eso ha permitido sanear las…