Sep 2016
Author(s): Anríquez, Gustavo; Foster, William; Ortega, Jorge; Falconi, César; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
Economic theory and econometric evidence support the thesis that the displacement of government expenditures on public goods by subsidies to private goods inhibits the performance of the farm sector…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Anríquez, Gustavo; Foster, William; Ortega, Jorge; Falconi, César; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
La teoría económica y la evidencia empírica disponible apoyan la tesis de que el direccionamiento del gasto público hacia bienes de naturaleza privada, en detrimento del gasto en bienes públicos,…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Stads, Gert-Jan; Beintema, Nienke M.; Pérez, Sandra; Flaherty, Kathleen; Falconi, César
This report assesses trends in investments, human resource capacity, andresearch outputs in agricultural R&D -excluding the private (for-profit) sector- in LAC. It is an update of Stads and…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Stads, Gert-Jan; Beintema, Nienke M.; Pérez, Sandra; Flaherty, Kathleen; Falconi, César
Este informe evalúa las tendencias en la inversión, la capacidad en recursos humanos y los resultados de investigación en I+D agropecuario -excluyendo el sector privado (con fines de lucro)- en LAC.…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Falck-Zepeda, José; Sulser, Timothy; Zambrano, Patricia; Falconi, César
This report analyzes the current state of R&D in agricultural biotechnology in Latin America and the Caribbean in the context of development of the sector. The objectives of this report where…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Trigo, Eduardo; Falck-Zepeda, José; Falconi, César
En este documento se realiza un análisis sobre el estado de la investigación y el desarrollo en biotecnología agrícola en los países de América Latina y el Caribe, en el contexto internacional de…
Aug 2007
Author(s): Falconi, César; Sumpsi, José M.; Giordano, Paolo
El taller "Desarrollo Rural y Comercio Agropecuario en América Latina y el Caribe" organizado de forma conjunta por los Departamentos de Integración y Programas Regionales (INT) y…
Aug 2006
Author(s): Nin Pratt, Alejandro; Falconi, César
Este estudio realiza un análisis económico del potencial impacto de la influenza aviar sobre el sector avícola y sus posibles encadenamientos en los países latinoamericanos, utilizando como…
Aug 2006
Author(s): Falconi, César
This presentation discuses bird flu in two different related scenarios: as a disease that could affect the Poultry Sector and as a disease that could cause a Human Pandemic. The paper includes an…
Jul 2001
Author(s): Wolff, Laurence; Castro, Claudio de Moura
This paper seeks to enlighten a complex and often polemical debate about public and private education. It argues that the distinction between private and public is less important than the rules of…
Jan 2000
Author(s): Castro, Claudio de Moura; Carnoy, Martin; Wolff, Laurence
This paper provides an analysis of the organization of secondary schools in Latin America and the Caribbean. It deals with the confusing and controversial matters of providing schools for an…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Wolff, Laurence; Castro, Claudio de Moura
This paper examines the current status of secondary education in Latin America in the context of world-wide economic changes and identifies a wide variety of policy options for ensuring that…