Jun 2007
Author(s): Honey, Martha; Rome, Abigail; Russillo, Aimee; Bien, Amos; Crabtree, Alice
This guide is part of a series of practical, how-to handbooks on sustainable tourism certification. These handbooks are based on research and reports done by the Center on Ecotourism and Sustainable…
May 2007
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Navajas, Sergio; Trivelli, Carolina; Tarazona, Alvaro
The purpose of this report is to review common credit risk management techniques used in a sample of Latin American financial institutions with agricultural portfolios, identify the factors that…
May 2007
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Navajas, Sergio; Trivelli, Carolina; Tarazona, Alvaro
El objetivo del presente informe es examinar las técnicas comunes de manejo de riesgos usadas en una muestra de instituciones financieras de América Latina con carteras agropecuarias e identificar…
Apr 2007
Author(s): Angelelli, Pablo; Moudry, Rebecca; Llisterri, Juan J.
Este estudio presenta un panorama del sector de las MIPYME en la región y las políticas e instituciones que lo fomentan. Con la información que se encuentra disponible se delinean los rasgos…
Feb 2007
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián; González Rozada, Martín; Schargrodsky, Ernesto
This paper examines the effects of the expansion of the water network in urban shantytowns in Argentina. The authors find large reductions in the presence, frequency, and severity of diarrhea…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Bebczuk, Ricardo N.; da Silva, André L. Carvalhal; Chong, Alberto E.; Cruces, Juan José; Garay, Urbi; González, Maximiliano; Gutiérrez, Luis H.; Kawamura, Enrique; Leal, Ricardo P. C.; Lefort, Fernando; López-de-Silanes, Florencio; Pombo, Carlos; Walker, Eduardo
'Investor Protection and Corporate Governance' analyzes the impact of corporate governance on firm performance and valuation. Using unique datasets gathered at the firm-level--the first…