Dec 2000
Author(s): Jessen, Anneke; Monteagudo, Josefina; Covarrubias, María de la Paz; Granados, Jaime; Katona, Andrew; López Córdova, José Ernesto; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Miller, Eric T.; Quevedo, Fernando; Rodríguez, Ennio; Sobral de Elía, Mariana; Clavijo, Augusto; Cornejo, Rafael; Dávila, Antonio; Lalchan, Rajindra; Shearer, Matthew
Esta nota periódica examina tendencias claves de la integración y el comercio en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), concentrándose en los acontecimientos más recientes en estas áreas. Se presenta una…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
46 sculptures by male and female indigenous artists executed over the last 15 years, depicting Inuit people, animals and legends, among other themes, made this show the most extensive and complete…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Verdisco, Aimee; Rama, Germán
This note speaks to the progress made in expanding access of education as well as to the challenges that remain. Drawing on household survey data from ten countries, it presents quantitative…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Herrán, Carlos Alberto; Rodríguez, Alberto
This study represents a collaborative effort between the two Banks, developed in close consultation with brazilian government officials and education authorities, both at the federal and state level…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Mancebo, María Ester; Torello, Mariella
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Educación del Diálogo Regional de Política para la I Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 5 y 6 de diciembre de 2000. Este trabajo realiza un…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Wolff, Laurence; Castro, Claudio de Moura
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Educación del Diálogo Regional de Política para la I Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 5 y 6 de diciembre de 2000. La educación secundaria es…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Jarque, Carlos M.
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Educación del Diálogo Regional de Política para la I Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 5 y 6 de diciembre de 2000.
Dec 2000
Author(s): Bishop, Michael; Mane, Ferran; Bishop, John H.
Most of the world's best universities are in the United States. Their graduates are responsible for many of the technological breakthroughs of the last quarter century. Top students from all…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Bishop, Michael; Mane, Ferran; Bishop, John H.
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Educación del Diálogo Regional de Política para la I Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 5 y 6 de diciembre de 2000.
Dec 2000
Author(s): Alvarez, Benjamin
The purpose of this report is to identify critical issues for consideration in the development of secondary education policies in Latin America. The document follows a simple and direct logic. First…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Alvarez, Benjamin
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Educación del Diálogo Regional de Política para la I Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 5 y 6 de diciembre de 2000. El propósito de este informe es…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Jallade, Jean-Pierre
The objective of this paper is to present in a condensed form the "main trends" that have affected secondary education in Europe in recent years.
Dec 2000
Author(s): Jallade, Jean-Pierre
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Educación del Diálogo Regional de Política para la I Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 5 y 6 de diciembre de 2000.
Dec 2000
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Lustig, Nora; Cumpa, Martin; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio
This paper tests the sensitivity of poverty indexes to the choice of adult equivalence scales, assumptions about the existence of economies of scale in consumption, methods for treating missing and…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Hausmann, Ricardo
This paper considers ongoing and proposed reforms of the international financial system in light of Latin America's recent experience. Most proposals are based on one of three diagnoses:…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This study was undertaken in response to a request from the government of Brazil that the Inter-American Development Bank support the analysis of infrastructure integration in South America at the…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Grover, Neelima; Lissfelt, Jennifer
MIF has experience in workforce capacity building, labor force modernization, skills standards, and labor re-conversion in the human resource sector. This paper presents an overview of eight MIF…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Miller-Sanabria, Tomas C.
The relative success of microfinance in rural credit programs in Latin America is the result of a decentralized development approach stressing a large microenterprise sector, stable and permanent…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Krivonos, Ekaterina; Estevadeordal, Antoni
The European Union (EU) and MERCOSUR are the largest and most influential regions, both by population and in terms of size of the economy, of their respective continents. The renewed priority given…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Devlin, Robert
The FTAA process itself has already generated important positive externalities for the hemisphere and the multilateral system. It has provided a regular forum in which 34 countries'; trade…