Oct 2016
Author(s): Alonso, Jorge; Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina; Juárez, Laura
This paper examines the effects of non-contributory pension programs at the federal and state levels on Mexican households' saving patterns using micro data from the Mexican Income and…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián; Gertler, Paul; Cooper, Ryan; Martinez, Sebastian; Ross, Adam; Undurraga, Raimundo
This paper provides empirical evidence on the causal effects that upgrading slum dwellings has on the living conditions of the extremely poor. In particular, we study the impact of providing better…
Apr 2011
Author(s): Garson, Sol; Rojas, Eduardo; Ribeiro, Marcelo Gomes; Urani, André; Abrucio, Fernando Luiz; Somekh, Nadia; Sydow, Cristina Toth; Losada, Paula Ravanelli; Ribeiro, Luiz César Queiroz; Klink, Jeroen; Sano, Hironobu; Rezende, Fernando
Esta publicação é o resultado de uma reflexão, desenvolvida conjuntamente por membros do governo brasileiro, a academia e o Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento, acerca do paradoxo que…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Slack, Enid; Cuadrado-Roura, Juan R.; Fernández Güell, José Miguel; Rojas, Eduardo; Bird, Richard; Klink, Jeroen; Lefévre, Christian; Subirats, Joan; Brugué, Quim; Monzón, Andrés; Etchegaray, Alberto
Throughout the twentieth century, there was a notable population shift in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, from rural living situations to urban centers. In 2000 there were 49 cities…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Slack, Enid; Cuadrado-Roura, Juan R.; Fernández Güell, José Miguel; Rojas, Eduardo; Bird, Richard; Klink, Jeroen; Lefévre, Christian; Subirats, Joan; Brugué, Quim; Monzón, Andrés; Etchegaray, Alberto
Una de las características más destacadas del desarrollo reciente de América Latina es el alto grado de urbanización de su población y la emergencia de un gran número de ciudades con características…
Dec 2001
Author(s): Asenjo, Rafael; Espinoza, Guillermo; Valenzuela, Fernando; Jure, Jorge
This report provides systematized information to guide Regional Dialogue efforts. It emphasizes efforts Southern Cone countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay) should undertake to…
Dec 2001
Author(s): Asenjo, Rafael; Espinoza, Guillermo; Valenzuela, Fernando; Jure, Jorge
El presente informe entrega información sistematizada destinada a orientar el trabajo del Diálogo Regional, con énfasis en los esfuerzos que los países del Cono Sur (Argentina, Brasil, Chile,…