Dec 2013
Author(s): Rodríguez-Álvarez, Juan Antonio; Monge-González, Ricardo
This paper estimates the impact of two productive development programs (PDPs) in Costa Rica: PROPYME and CR Provee. The first seeks to increase the capacity of small and medium-sized firms (SMEs) to…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Repetto, Fabián; Andrenacci, Luciano; Tobar, Federico; Papadópulos, Jorge; Grynspan M., Rebeca; Sposati, Aldaíza; Filgueira, Fernando; Rey de Marulanda, Nohra; Molina, Carlos Gerardo; Sojo, Carlos; Simões, Armando A.; Rezk, Ernesto; Isuani, Ernesto Aldo; Huber, Evelyne; Medici, André; Opertti, Renato; Tokman, Víctor E.
Esta obra responde a uno de los objetivos del Instituto Interamericano para el Desarrollo Social (INDES) que es servir de foro de discusión sobre políticas sociales y experiencias valiosas en…
Nov 2001
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Iunes, Roberto F.; Macías, Héctor
Occupational health is increasingly recognized as an important public health issue in Latin American and the Caribbean. One major concern is the absence of reliable data on its magnitude and economic…
Apr 2001
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Iunes, Roberto F.; Savedoff, William D.
This study describes the health dimension and some economic aspects of occupational safety in Latin America and the Caribbean. The study is the result of a joint effort by the IDB's Region 3 and…