Dec 2002
Author(s): Attanasio, Orazio P.; Székely, Miguel; Behrman, Jere R.; Duryea, Suzanne
This book breaks away from the exclusively macroeconomic focus of development studies to bring the spotlight to the place where decisions are made: households. Complementing this microeconomic view…
Aug 2002
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Schiantarelli, Fabio
This paper summarizes and discusses new evidence on the nature, extent, evolution and consequences of financing constraints in Latin America; this evidence is drawn from a recent series of papers.…
Aug 2002
Author(s): Palomino, Alejandro; Rose, Jonathan; Sadeghi, Patricia; Maciel, Odette; Ávalos, Nayda; Oliveira, Patricia; Soldano, Miguel; Linares, Ana María
This Evaluation (RE-266) covers the period from 1989 to 2001. The IDB has played an important role in meeting Guyana's financial needs, especially since 1995. The instruments chosen were mainly…
Aug 2002
Author(s): Palomino, Alejandro; Rose, Jonathan; Sadeghi, Patricia; Maciel, Odette; Ávalos, Nayda; Oliveira, Patricia; Soldano, Miguel; Linares, Ana María
La presente evaluación (RE-266) abarca el periodo 1989 a 2001. El BID ha desempeñado un papel importante en la atención de las necesidades financieras de Guyana, especialmente desde 1995. Los…
Jun 2002
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Cox Edwards, Alejandra; Ureta, Manuelita
In this paper, the authors examine levels and trends of labor market outcomes for women in the 1990's using household survey data for 18 Latin American countries covering several years per…
Jun 2002
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Cox Edwards, Alejandra; Ureta, Manuelita
En el presente documento se ilustran los diferentes patrones de participación de la mujer en el mercado laboral en países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), y se investigan los factores…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Pagés, Carmen
Raising labor productivity is recognized as a critical factor for increasing economic growth and reducing poverty levels in Latin America. Low levels of education continue to be singled out as the…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Schiantarelli, Fabio; Weiss, Andrew
In this paper, It has been addressed this question using firm-level panel data from 12 developing countries. It was also developed a summary index of the efficiency of investment allocation that…