Oct 2000
Author(s): Ca'Zorzi, Antonio
This paper discusses the impact of electronic commerce on the private sector of developing countries and outlines the potential role of the Inter American Development Bank in promoting the use of ICT…
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…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Tomiak, Richard; Millán, Jaime
The objective of this paper is to assesses the Central American power sector reforms and suggest an integrated framework for promoting sustainability of electricity sector reform in the six countries…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Knaul, Felicia Marie; Murrugarra, Edmundo; Hernández Alvarez, Carlos; Cortez, Rafael; Savedoff, William D.; Espinosa Ferrando, Jaime; Ribero Medina, Rocío; Valdivia, Martín; Schultz, T. Paul; Núñez, Jairo; Parker, Susan W.
Common sense suggests that healthier people are more productive and wealthier people can obtain things that make them healthier. This book asks whether investments in health also affect productivity…