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,…
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…