Mar 2002
Author(s): Lustig, Nora; Arias, Omar; Rigolini, Jamele
More than a third of the population of Latin America and the Caribbean currently live in poverty. Will the region be able to simultaneously increase economic growth and reduce poverty given its…
Jan 2001
Author(s): Phillips, Katherin Ross; Gertler, Paul; Smeeding, Timothy M.; Attanasio, Orazio P.; Zeller, Manfred; Hopenhayn, Hugo A.; James, Estelle; Ríos-Rull, José-Victor; Jørgensen, Steen Lau; Lustig, Nora; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Márquez, Gustavo; Nicolini, Juan Pablo; Mesa-Lago, Carmelo; de Janvry, Alain; Van Domelan, Julie
Shielding the Poor presents a group of studies on social protection in the developing world from leading researchers. These studies address the issue of vulnerability of the poor to adverse shocks…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Lustig, Nora; Cumpa, Martin; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio
This paper tests the sensitivity of poverty indexes to the choice of adult equivalence scales, assumptions about the existence of economies of scale in consumption, methods for treating missing and…
Nov 2000
Author(s): Lustig, Nora
En el presente documento se muestran evidencias del impacto de las crisis económicas sobre la pobreza y la desigualdad en América Latina. Las crisis no solamente se traducen en mayores tasas de…
Oct 2000
Author(s): Stern, Nicholas; Lustig, Nora
Experience from the 1990s has led to a poverty reduction agenda that, on top of promoting economic growth, addresses ingrained inequalities, institutional failures, social barriers, and risks.
Oct 2000
Author(s): Stern, Nicholas; Lustig, Nora
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Reducción de la Pobreza y la Protección Social del Diálogo Regional de Política para la Reunión Preparatória celebrada los días 19 y 20 de Octubre de 2000…
Feb 2000
Author(s): Lustig, Nora
This paper presents evidence on the impact of economic crisis on poverty and inequality in Latin America. Crises not only result in higher poverty rates but also may cause irreversible damage to the…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Lustig, Nora; Deutsch, Ruthanne
En el presente documento se ofrece una visión general de la forma en que las actividades crediticias y no crediticias del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo pueden contribuir a reducir la pobreza en…
Jun 1998
Author(s): Lustig, Nora
This discussusion paper deciphers how poverty and income distribution were affected by economic shocks in the Latin American region. Empirical evidence suggests that macroeconomic shocks can result…
Dec 1997
Author(s): Lustig, Nora; Székely, Miguel
Este trabajo fue preparado para el proyecto "Los determinantes de la pobreza en América Latina" patrocinado por el PNUD, el BID y la CEPAL. El trabajo presenta un perfil de la evolución…