Feb 2018
Author(s): Prat, Jordi; López, Arnoldo; Manzano, Osmel; Solera, Marco; Ochoa, Elizabeth
Central America and the Dominican Republic had stable economic growth in 2017. The performance of the United States economy and low commodity prices, mainly oil, meant that the key indicators for the…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Prat, Jordi; López, Arnoldo; Manzano, Osmel; Solera, Marco; Ochoa, Elizabeth
En 2017 Centroamérica y República Dominicana tuvo un crecimiento económico estable. El desempeño de Estados Unidos y los bajos precios de las materias primas, principalmente de los hidrocarburos,…
Feb 2008
Author(s): Mednik, Matias; Rodríguez, César; Ruprah, Inder J.
This paper tests the hysteresis hypothesis in unemployment for 13 Latin American countries covering the period 1980-2005. The tests exploit the time series and the cross sectional variation of the…
Nov 1999
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra; Vega, Gabriela; Bertrand, Mauricio; Urban, Anne-Marie; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
This report examines evidence from post-Mitch Central America and disasters in other parts of the world to identify the ways disasters affect women and to highlight women's participation in…