Aug 2014
Author(s): Funaro, Rita; Ambrus, Steven
In Latin America, clientelism pervades civil services; bureaucrats entrusted with critical areas of national life are often hired more for their political value than professional competence. This…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Funaro, Rita; Ambrus, Steven
En América Latina, el clientelismo está muy extendido en la administración pública;los burócratas encargados de los aspectos críticos de la vida nacional a menudo son contratados más por su valor…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Soriano, Alejandro; Rose, Jonathan; Fryer, Michelle; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Soldano, Miguel; Schijman, Agustina; Morales, Carlos; Tetreault, Alayna; Vellani, Saleema; Quijano, Ursula; Ruiz, Mayra; Soares, Tatiana Fontes; Puch, Renato; Bobb, Euric Allan
The Realignment defined four key goals to respond to a perceived loss of Bank relevance and presence in LAC: sharpening sector focus and expertise, sharpening country focus, strengthening risk- and…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Soriano, Alejandro; Rose, Jonathan; Fryer, Michelle; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Soldano, Miguel; Schijman, Agustina; Morales, Carlos; Tetreault, Alayna; Vellani, Saleema; Quijano, Ursula; Ruiz, Mayra; Soares, Tatiana Fontes; Puch, Renato; Bobb, Euric Allan
La Realineación definió cuatro objetivos clave para responder a una percepción de una pérdida de pertinencia y presencia del Banco en América Latina y el Caribe (la Región): profundizar el…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Bossert, Thomas; Blanchet, Nathan; Sheetz, Suzanne; Pinto, Diana M.; Cali, Jonathan; Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo
This technical note presents a comparative analysis of Latin America's fragmented health systems. It provides a detailed account of health system fragmentation along six dimensions (…