Oct 2012
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana; Bos, María Soledad; Duarte, Jesús; Rondón, Carlos; Schady, Norbert; Verdisco, Aimee; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Moreno, Martín; Mizala, Alejandra; Gargiulo, Carlos; Severin, Eugenio; Capota, Christine; Rosero Moncayo, José; Pérez Alfaro, Marcelo; Sánchez Cobo, Fernando; Bassi, Marina; Santiago, Ana; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Chemello, Graciela; Cabrol, Marcelo; Székely, Miguel
¿Es posible mejorar la calidad de la educación en América Latina y el Caribe? Según los expertos autores de estas páginas, hay soluciones pero no atajos: se trata de comenzar de cero y de apuntalar…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Sabel, Charles; Sánchez, Gabriel; Butler, Inés; Rozemberg, Ricardo; Ruffo, Hernán; Arbeláez, María Angélica; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela; León, Nicolás; da Rocha, Angela; Kury, Beatriz; Monteiro, Joana; Agosin, Manuel R.; Bravo Ortega, Claudio; Aragón, Edgar; Darzé, Alexandre; Bonelli, Regis; Pinheiro, Armando Castelar; Snoeck, Michele; Pittaluga, Lucía; Artopoulos, Alejandro; Friel, Daniel; Hallak, Juan Carlos
Export Pioneers in Latin America analyzes a series of case studies of successful new export activities throughout the region to learn how pioneers jump-start a virtuous process leading to economic…
Nov 2010
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana; Santiago, Ana; Bassi, Marina
Enseña Chile (ECh) is one model in the direction of helping close the achievement gap between low-income and high-income students in Chile, and is a first adaptation of the Teach for America (TFA)…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana; Santiago, Ana
Having a good teacher is the most important school-related factor for student achievement, to the point of closing the gap between low and high-income students. However, the empirical literature is…
Apr 2001
Author(s): Behrman, Jere R.; Birdsall, Nancy; Székely, Miguel
Este trabajo intenta responder a la pregunta de cuál ha sido el efecto de la liberalización comercial y financiera sobre la desigualdad y la pobreza en América Latina. Para esto, proponemos una…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Herrán, Carlos Alberto; Rodríguez, Alberto
This study represents a collaborative effort between the two Banks, developed in close consultation with brazilian government officials and education authorities, both at the federal and state level…
Jun 1998
Author(s): Eyzaguirre, Hugo; Azabache, César; Chang Neyra, Jaime; Ortiz de Zevallos, Gabriel; Remenyi, María Antonia
En el Perú no existe un estudio completo y exhaustivo sobre el fenómeno de la violencia contra la vida y la propiedad. La falta de información ordenada y sistematizada que permita cuantificar su…
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…
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…
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…