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…
Jun 2000
Author(s): Carrillo-Flórez, Fernando; Guerrero, Rodrigo; Buvinic, Mayra; Santamaría, Ricardo; Rubio, Mauricio; Sanjuán, Ana María; Vinicio Fournier, Marco; Andersen, Martin Edwin; Real de Azúa, Santiago; Aitkenhead Castillo, Richard; Moro, Bruno; Spehar, Elizabeth; Sepúlveda Arroyave, Juan Guillermo; Ramos, Carlos Guillermo; Aguirre de Calderón Sol, Elizabeth; Frühling, Hugo; Serrano, Rosso José; Ureña, Nubia Esperanza; Hernández Valiente, René
Con el fin de apoyar acciones encaminadas a fomentar la convivencia y seguridad ciudadana, elemento indispensable del desarrollo económico y social de América Latina y el Caribe, el BID organizó el…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Tomiak, Richard; Millán, Jaime
The objective of this paper is to assesses the Central American power sector reforms and suggest an integrated framework for promoting sustainability of electricity sector reform in the six countries…
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…