Jul 1998
Author(s): Urbiztondo, Santiago; Navajas, Fernando; Artana, Daniel
En este estudio se analizan los efectos de la discriminación residencial por motivos étnicos sobre los resultados de ingreso y formación en ciudades de Bolivia. Del análisis se destacan tres…
Jul 1998
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo
El desempleo es uno de los fenómenos más temidos de nuestros tiempos. Pocos fenómenos económicos son reportados tan amplia y sistemáticamente por la prensa, y menos aún generan tal nivel de debate en…
May 1998
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Navajas, Fernando; Urbiztondo, Santiago
This paper (IFM-115) evaluates a set of contractual adjustments, renegotiations and disputes that have taken place in different public utility industries in Argentina since 1991, considering: 1)…
Feb 1998
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo; Márquez, Gustavo
This article, which serves as an introduction to a group of studies prepared by the IDB Office of the Chief Economist, presents the perceptions of Latin American citizens and employers concerning the…
Feb 1998
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo; Pagés, Carmen
This paper reviews the regulations governing hiring, firing, overtime work, social security contributions, minimum wages, and collective bargaining in the region, examining their impact on labor…
Dec 1997
Author(s): Kiguel, Miguel A.
A good liability management strategy is one that helps minimize the cost of borrowing over the medium and long term. The objective is not to save the last basis point in each transaction, but rather…
Dec 1997
Author(s): López Murphy, Ricardo; Navajas, Fernando; Urbiztondo, Santiago; Moskovits, Cynthia
Se ha señalado en numerosos debates recientes que el proceso de crecimiento y estabilización macroeconómica iniciado en Argentina a comienzos de los años noventa, vino acompañado por una…
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…