May 2013
Author(s): Moncrieffe, Joy M.
In order to improve understanding of Jamaica's Citizen Security and Justice Program (CSJP) youth targeted interventions, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight Office (OVE) of the he Inter-…
May 2013
Author(s): Moncrieffe, Joy M.
The Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) Office of Evaluation and Oversight Office (OVE) is conducting comparative assessments of citizen security in Central America and the Caribbean to…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Robles, Marcos; Stampini, Marco; Merino, María Fernanda; Thompson, Jennelle; Tolmos, Alfonso; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Perafán, Carlos César; Quiroga, Ricardo; Fernández-Baca, Jaime; Chávez, Elizabeth; Moreno, Carmiña; Quijandría, Gabriel; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Radics, Axel; Echevarría, Carlos; Capristán, Rafael; Deustua, Gonzalo; Pimenta, Carlos; Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos; Villa, Karelia; Urra, Javier; Arevalo, Gregorio; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Guaipatín, Carlos; Suaznabar, Claudia; Arias Ortiz, Elena; Jaramillo, Fidel; Grunwaldt, Alfred
Gracias a su buen desempeño económico, el Perú está en camino de consolidarse como una economía de ingreso medio, con todos los retos y oportunidades que ello conlleva. Mirando hacia el futuro, las…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Marcel, Mario
Presentación comisionada por el Diálogo Regional de Política para la Reunión Subregional del Cono Sur de la Red de Pobreza y Protección Social, llevada a cabo en Buenos Aires, Argentina el 16 de…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Aldaz-Carroll, Enrique; Birdsall, Nancy; Castañeda, Tarsicio; Brundtland, Gro Harlem; Sen, Amartya; Urrutia, Miguel; Myers, Robert G.; Morán, Ricardo
Escaping the Poverty Trap proposes early childhood investment policies that could decisively change the prospects for the next generation of the region's poor. Contributors include Nobel…
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…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo; Morley, Samuel A.
This paper discusses poverty and unemployment in Argentina, beginning with the turbulent years since 1980. Argentina suffered a 25 percent reduction in per capita income, two bouts of hyperinflation…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Birdsall, Nancy; Londoño, Juan Luis
In light of recent results, the fight against poverty in Latin America has been far from satisfactory. The standard approach of multicultural credit agencies will continue to be limited if it does…
May 1996
Author(s): Latin American and Caribbean Commission on Human Settlements; United Nations (UN); Inter American Development Bank
The report presents a regional synopsis on the state of urban management in Latin America and the Caribbean for participants of the Second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II)…
May 1996
Author(s): Comisión Latinoamericana y del Caribe sobre Asentamientos Humanos; United Nations (UN); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El informe presenta una visión regional sobre la ciudad y la gestión urbana en América Latina y el Caribe a los participantes de la Segunda Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre los Asentamientos…
Feb 1996
Author(s): Birdsall, Nancy; Pinckney, Thomas C.; Sabot, Richard H.
This paper discusses the ways in which macroeconomic developments can put stress on banks, and in extreme cases lead to banking crises. There are many ways in which this can occur, and no specific…
Apr 1995
Author(s): Birdsall, Nancy; Hecht, Robert
The evidence shows that government spending for health in many developing countries benefits the well-to-do more than the poor. However, a combination of favorable political forces and sound public…