Oct 2012
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Sadeghi, Patricia; Soldano, Miguel; Elías, Carlos; Rogers, David; García, Salomón; Vargas, Sebastián
The 2008-2012 Country Program Evaluation (CPE) concludes that the Bank's program was programmatically aligned with Government's National Plan for Human Development and addressed five areas…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Sadeghi, Patricia; Soldano, Miguel; Elías, Carlos; Rogers, David; García, Salomón; Vargas, Sebastián
La Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE): Nicaragua, concluye que el programa del Banco se ajustó al Plan Nacional de Desarrollo Humano del gobierno, en cinco áreas que son fundamentales para el…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Borensztein, Eduardo; Panizza, Ugo
This paper uses a difference-in-difference methodology similar to the one originally proposed by Rajan and Zingales (1998) to test whether defaulting hurts the more export-oriented industries. Strong…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Magariños, Gustavo; Bouzas, Roberto; Katz, Julius L.; Weintraub, Sidney; Garay, Luis Jorge; Lozano, Olga Lucía; Zuluaga, Sandra; Jara, Alejandro; Sáez, Sebastián; López Córdova, José Ernesto; Gill, Henry S.; González, Anabel; Lizano Fait, Eduardo; Lacarte, Julio
Las Américas sin barreras documenta de forma detallada y rigurosa los procesos de negociación de los acuerdos más importantes firmados durante los años noventa.
Jul 2000
Author(s): Panizza, Ugo
This paper exploits a rich collection of household surveys to investigate the wage differential between the public and private sectors in 17 Latin American countries during the 1980s and 1990s. The…
Sep 1998
Author(s): Panizza, Ugo
Empirical work suggests the presence of a public sector wage premium, the reasons for which are investigated in this paper. The results demonstrate a higher premium paid to women and premium…