Dec 1999
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This proposal (RE-243) was prepared in response to Recommendation 4 of the final report entitled "Strengthening Oversight and Rebuilding Evaluation in the Bank" (RE-238) by the Working…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
La presente propuesta (RE-243) es fruto de la cuarta recomendación del informe titulado "Fortalecimiento de la supervisión y reconstrucción del proceso de evaluación en el Banco" (RE-238),…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Millán, Jaime
Almost two decades after the beginning of the Chilean and English experiments in power sector reform and privatization, many other countries have adopted or are in the process of adopting a model…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Fifty-two contemporary craft, decorative and applied art objects by thirty-one members of the Norwegian Association for Arts and Handicrafts, made in wood, fiber, clay, glass and as jewelry, from the…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Resource Analysis
This paper provides a summary of conflict management issues and options in the challenging cultural, ecological, economic and social context of Latin America and the Caribbean. Dealing with conflicts…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Mikkelsen, Lene
It has been established that access to profitable markets is a key factor which determines the long-term success for all businesses. For small and microenterprises, however, various constraints limit…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra; Vega, Gabriela; Bertrand, Mauricio; Urban, Anne-Marie; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
This report examines evidence from post-Mitch Central America and disasters in other parts of the world to identify the ways disasters affect women and to highlight women's participation in…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Regalia, Ferdinando
This technical note provides a brief overview of the most commonly used methods to carry out impact evaluation of social programs. Impact evaluation is an indispensable tool to assess whether a…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Jaramillo, Carlos Felipe; Kelly, Thomas
En el presente documento se analiza la vinculación entre los derechos de propiedad y la deforestación en América Latina. Según ese análisis, hay dos esferas separadas en que las cuestiones…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Millán, Jaime
Después de casi dos décadas de funcionamiento del experimento chileno, y una del inglés en bolsas de energía, numerosos países han adoptado un modelo que favorece la competencia en el mercado…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Mockus, Antanas
El presente artículo busca sistematizar la experiencia de la Alcaldía Mayor de Bogotá correspondiente al período 1995-1997 en cuanto a acciones y resultados de prevención y control de la violencia.…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Castro, Claudio de Moura
Este ensaio apresenta e discute a experiência americana com os chamados Community Colleges, escolas que predominantemente oferecem cursos curtos de nível pós-secundário. O seu objetivo é descrever…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The IDB Cultural Center ended 1999 with a successful balance of diverse programs. Throughout the year, the IDB Cultural Center produced 32 events, including art exhibitions, concerts, music workshops…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Centro Cultural del BID culminó 1999 con un balance exitoso de programación. A lo largo del año el Centro Cultural presentó 32 actividades, incluyendo exposiciones de arte, conciertos, talleres de…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Hilgert, Marianne
The use of income distribution indicators in the economics literature has increased considerably in recent years. This work relies on household surveys from 18 LAC countries to take a step back from…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Hilgert, Marianne
This paper argues that there is no country in Latin America where we can confidently say that income inequality improved during the 1990s. We document this fact for the 15 countries where comparable…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Bolaños Zamora, Rodrigo
This study assesses macroeconomic volatility in Costa Rica, based largely on politically weak governments' inability or unwillingness to effect key reforms. Notable problems include volatility-…
Nov 1999
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The purpose of this document (RE-239) is to analyze the way in which the Bank has been supporting sector reform policies in various countries in recent years. It is based on a sample based on the…
Nov 1999
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento (RE-239) tiene como objetivo analizar la manera en la cual el Banco ha apoyado las políticas de reforma sectoriales en diversos países durante los últimos años. Para ello se utilizó…
Nov 1999
Author(s): Vives, Antonio; Millán, Jaime
Este documento se inicia con una visión de lo que podría ser la naturaleza del sector energético, continúa con una discusión sobre los retos que enfrentan los países de América Latina y el Caribe y…