Dec 2000
Author(s): Verdisco, Aimee; Rama, Germán
This note speaks to the progress made in expanding access of education as well as to the challenges that remain. Drawing on household survey data from ten countries, it presents quantitative…
Sep 2000
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Birdsall, Nancy; Behrman, Jere R.
This paper develops and applies a new approach to the estimation of the impact of economy-wide reforms on wage differentials, using a new high-quality data set on wage differentials by schooling…
Jul 2000
Author(s): Navarro, Juan Carlos; Verdisco, Aimee
On average, teachers' qualifications in Latin America fall short of what is needed to implement and sustain the education reforms under way in most countries. Large investments in teacher…
Apr 2000
Author(s): Tamayo, Gonzalo; Barrantes, Roxana; Távara, José; Zavala, Verónica
Los seis casos de inversión privada en infraestructura muestran marcadas diferencias tanto en términos del desempeño empresarial como en relación al nivel de adecuación de las modalidades…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Londoño, Juan Luis; Guerrero, Rodrigo; Couttolene, Bernard; Cano, Ignácio; Carneiro, Leandro Piquet; Phebo, Luciana; Rubio, Mauricio; Cruz, José Miguel; González, Luis Armando; Romano, Luis Ernesto; Sisti, Elvio; Lozano, Rafael; Hijar, Marta; Zurita, Beatriz; Hernández, Patricia; Avila, Leticia; Bravo, Maria Lilia; de Jesús Ramírez, Teresita; Carrillo, Carlos; Ayala, Clotilde; López, Blanca Estela; Eyzaguirre, Hugo; Briceño-León, Roberto; Pérez Perdomo, Rogelio
En Latinoamérica, el crimen y la violencia acaparan los titulares de los periódicos, las palabras de los políticos y las angustias de los ciudadanos. En esta región, 140.000 personas son asesinadas…