Sep 2007
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Bernal, Raquel; Cárdenas, Mauricio; Handa, Ashu; Trujillo, Antonio J.; Vernon, John A.; Rodríguez Wong, Laura; Angeles, Gustavo; Mayer-Foulkes, David; Larrea, Carlos
There is increasing awareness that race and ethnicity play an important role in the poverty and social marginalization of Latin American and Caribbean populations.
Aug 2007
Author(s): Elías, Julio; Elías, Víctor; Ronconi, Lucas
The objective of this paper is to better understand peer popularity during adolescence and detect discrimination. The paper subsequently explores how student's characteristics affect their…
Jul 2007
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Cárdenas, Mauricio; de la Cruz, Rafael; Jaramillo, Felipe; Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Mejía, Carolina; Pachón, Mónica; Payne, J. Mark; Pimenta, Carlos
Hoy existe un creciente consenso acerca de la importancia del "buen gobierno" para el crecimiento económico sustentable y la lucha contra la pobreza y la exclusión. La complejidad de la…
May 2007
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Navajas, Sergio; Trivelli, Carolina; Tarazona, Alvaro
The purpose of this report is to review common credit risk management techniques used in a sample of Latin American financial institutions with agricultural portfolios, identify the factors that…
May 2007
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Navajas, Sergio; Trivelli, Carolina; Tarazona, Alvaro
El objetivo del presente informe es examinar las técnicas comunes de manejo de riesgos usadas en una muestra de instituciones financieras de América Latina con carteras agropecuarias e identificar…