Feb 2003
Author(s): Motta, Ronaldo Seroa da
The economic literature commonly identifies economic instruments (EIs) as a "better" way to achieve environmental goals than specified quantity and technological standards commonly known as…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Motta, Ronaldo Seroa da
This presentation was commissioned by the Environment Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the II Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on February 25th and 26th, 2003. Three distinct criteria:…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Motta, Ronaldo Seroa da
This presentation discusses conclusions of the policy phase and shows a new approach to plan and decentralize water management to accommodate multiple conflicting uses and excess use of water above…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Motta, Ronaldo Seroa da
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Medio Ambiente del Diálogo Regional de Política para la II Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 25 y 26 de febrero de 2003. Tres criterios distintos…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Motta, Ronaldo Seroa da
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Medio Ambiente del Diálogo Regional de Política para la II Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 25 y 26 de febrero de 2003. Las tarifas del agua se…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Feres, José Gustavo; Motta, Ronaldo Seroa da
Ausencia de relación entre los aspectos cuantitativos y cualitativos del manejo del agua. Carencia de integración entre el agua de superficie y la subterránea. Política orientada por sectores, con…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Micco, Alejandro
This paper tests the efficiency of different structures of bank ownership in terms of its ability to target manufacturing sectors in need of credit. We find that state- owned banks do not play a…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Motta, Ronaldo Seroa da; Feres, José Gustavo
This presentation discusses the new water policy in Brazil. The examples of the State of Ceará, the State of São Paulo and the Federal River Basin of Paraíba do Sul are given. In addition, the…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Micco, Alejandro; Serra, César Manuel
Institutional and legal differences between countries increase entry costs and reduce the ability of banks to expand abroad. We use bilateral foreign banking data for 176 countries to estimate a…