Dec 2016
Author(s): Azevedo, Paulo F.; Saes, Maria Sylvia; Schneider, Paula Sarita Bigio; Carvalho, Thiago Bernardino de; Francischini, Andresa Silva Neto; Santana, Synthia Kariny Silva de; Morgulis, Maria Clara de Azevedo
This paper presents and comparatively analyzes three case studies of productive development agencies (PDAs) in Brazil: Embrapa, Finep, and ABC Foundation. Following a discussion of the main…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo; Sutton, Heather
This paper uses data from the Global School-based Student Health Survey toinvestigate the prevalence of health risk behaviors, in particular substance use, risky sexual behavior, and violence among…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
In this policy brief, we review the laments of Caribbean businesspersons. We find that subjective perceptions are rooted in an objective reality. Businesspersons do not complain gratuitously.…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Watanuki, Masakazu; Durán Lima, José; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Alvarez, Mariano; de Miguel, Carlos; Wong, Sara; Arguello, Ricardo; Terra, María Inés; Bucheli, Marisa; Laens, Silvia; Estrades, Carmen; Chisari, Omar O.; Maquieyra, Javier; Romero, Carlos; Ferreira Filho, Joaquim Bento de Souza; Medvedev, Denis; van der Mensbrugghe, Dominique; Tourinho, Octávio Augusto Fontes; Kume, Honorio; Pedroso, Ana Cristina de Souza
This book contains a selection of studies discussed at the first and second Regional Meetings on Computable General Equilibrium, which were held, respectively, in Santiago, Chile on 13 and 14 April…