Jul 2013
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; López Bóo, Florencia; Puyana, Juan Manuel
This study collects and systematizes detailed, updated and comparable information about the design, management, funding and quality of child development services in Latin America and the Caribbean.…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; López Bóo, Florencia; Puyana, Juan Manuel
Este estudio recoge y sistematiza información detallada, actualizada y comparable sobre el diseño, la gestión, el financiamiento y la calidad de los servicios de desarrollo infantil en América Latina…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Simpson, Murray; Mercer Clarke, Colleen S.L.; Clarke, John D.; Scott, Daniel; Clarke, Alexander J.
Bank investments in tourism and other coastal development projects have been on the rise, generating an interest in the development of instruments and tools that would more effectively inform Bank…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Schejtman, Alexander; Berry, Albert; Sala-i-Martin, Xavier; Berdegué, Julio A.; Florez, Victoria; Bardhan, Pranab; Giordano, Paolo
Understanding the complex relations between trade integration and poverty reduction is now a priority for Latin American policymakers. The chapters of this book, penned by eminent authors with a long…
Oct 2007
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana; Calcagno, Juan Carlos
This study describes how minority enrollment probabilities respond to changes in admission policies from affirmative-action to merit-only programs and then to percentage plans when the demographic…
Feb 2007
Author(s): Alda, Erik
School is one of the most important socializing environments for children, since it is where they spend a great deal of time interacting with teachers and peers. However, the persistent spillover of…
Mar 2000
Author(s): Mazza, Jacqueline
This study examines unemployment insurance (UI) for its potential application and implications for Latin American and the Caribbean economies. It surveys current experience with unemployment…
Feb 2000
Author(s): Roemer, John E.
This study develops a framework to investigate the optimal allocation of a country's fiscal resources to help equalize opportunities for human development. The author argues that the proper role…