Nov 1998
Author(s): Ardila, Sergio; Quiroga, Ricardo; Vaughan, William J.
This paper (ENV-126) was originally presented at a National Science Foundation Workshop on Alternatives to Traditional Contingent Valuation Methods in Environmental Valuation, held at Vanderbilt…
Sep 1998
Author(s): Millán, Jaime; Sujoy, Jaime; Valencia, Carlos; Vaughan, William J.; Beato, Paulina; Westley, Glenn D.; Fisher, Steven; Uribe, Evamaría; Manrique, Roberto; Chrisney, Martin D.
Este trabajo complementa el documento "Estrategia para el Sector de Energía" que se encuentra para consideración de la administración del Banco. Por su naturaleza el documento de la…
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…
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): 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…