Jul 1998
Author(s): Gavin, Michael; Hausmann, Ricardo
Latin America's enormous endowment of natural resources impacts many countries of the region. Economic liberalization in several countries was followed by rapid growth of foreign investment and…
May 1998
Author(s): Andersen, Martin Edwin
This conference discusses the responsibility of media when reporting on crime and the hidden purposes coverage may pursue. The interpretation of crime phenomenon by the press has become a two-edged…
Dec 1997
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Streb, Jorge M.
Although the region remains highly centralized, the tendency toward decentralization is quite strong. Not only is a larger portion of the general government budget executed from the subnational…
Dec 1997
Author(s): Taborga, Miguel; Lucano, Fernando
Este ensayo se presenta dada la gran variedad de actores que intervienen en la promoción de las microfinanzas. Esta herramienta ha sido diseñada para orientar a una amplia gama de instituciones y…
Dec 1997
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Birdsall, Nancy; Naím, Moisés; Lora, Eduardo; James, Estelle; Iglesias, Enrique V.; Gavin, Michael; Sabot, Richard H.; Lustig, Nora; Londoño, Juan Luis; Cortázar, René; Graham, Carol; Weisbrod, Steven R.; Hausmann, Ricardo; Coles, Jonathan; Carter, Michael R.; Alfaro, Raquel; Briscoe, John; Sheahan, John; Bradburn, Ralph; Stiglitz, Joseph
Latin American experts demonstrate how market-friendly measures in key policy areas can promote greater equity and efficiency. By identifying win-win strategies, the authors challenge the…
Dec 1997
Author(s): Molina, Leónidas; Arévalo, Alejandro; Lara, Marión; Stein, Ernesto H.; Clarke, Caroline; Lamport, Pedro; Bes, Martín; Giovannelli, Giovanni; Nicol, Lionel; Lallemand-Flucher, Marie-Alice; Cahillane, John; Iglesias, Enrique V.; Sánchez, Arnold; Huertas, Marcela; Roda Fornaguera, Pablo; Darche, Benjamín; Henry, Fabrice; Jacobs, Michael; Yano, Mario; Prud'homme, Rémy; Eguino, Huáscar; Durán de Jager, Patricia; Bortis, Hans-Ruedi; Arauco, Eduardo; Berger, Oscar; Hausmann, Ricardo
Este volumen contiene los anales de un seminario sobre modernización de las finanzas municipales. En el seminario se discutieron e intercambiaron experiencias sobre las políticas que los gobiernos…