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…
Jan 2000
Author(s): Fundación para la Educación Superior y el Desarrollo (Fedesarrollo); Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas (IVIC); Universidad del Pacífico, Perú (UP); Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (PUJ); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Con relación al sector lácteo se analiza una situación excepcional caracterizada por mercados altamente regulados y protegidos, tanto en el escenario mundial como regional. Espacialmente, la…
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…