Dec 2002
Author(s): Avi-Yonah, Reuven S.; Tittle, Martin B.
This paper gives an overview and current status of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America. It discusses the competition among the countries for FDI based on tax considerations and how this…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
En esta presentación se hacen algunas observaciones sobre las principales características de los ingresos municipales en Centroamérica, y se discuten los desafíos que habría que encarar para su…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Sáenz-Arce, Pedro
This document advocates better mechanisms for ongoing learning and better access to knowledge in small economies. Its objective is to raise awareness about two issues related to science and…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Urban, Anne-Marie; Bernal, Rosa; Charlot, M. Clotilde
El propósito del presente manual es servir de guía para la preparación y dirección de un taller de capacitación en temas de género. La metodología propuesta aplica los conceptos básicos del análisis…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Dec 2002
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
An exhibition of video art from Latin America and the Caribbean, the first ever presented in Washington, featured 53 videos, under five minutes each, selected by an international jury from among 235…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Domínguez, Edson P.; Perobelli, Fernando S.
This paper aims to evaluate a number of spatial aspects of Brazils current trade policy, emphasizing those relating to economic integration in general, and bilateral trade with Argentina in…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Crawley, Andrew; Cornejo, Rafael; Covarrubias, María de la Paz
Total Western Hemisphere exports to the world fell by over 6 percent in 2002, continuing the decline recorded in 2001 but at a lower rate. The international recovery evident in early 2002…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Vives, Antonio; Gutiérrez, Roberto; Jones, Audra; Fischer, Rosa María; Hodges, Adrian; Tavis, Lee; Majano, Ana María; Mendes, Errol; Pinney, Chris; Berger, Gabriel; Reficco, Ezequiel; Heinecke, Amy
Proceedings on the Conference on CSR, celebrated at Miami
Dec 2002
Author(s): Jenkins, Glenn P.; Kuo, Chun-Yan
This paper is a review of the fiscal system of Belize. The emphasis of the study is on the revenue system in terms of its design, administration and its effectiveness in revenue mobilization. Belize…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Andersen, Torben
This technical paper provides us with an in-depth explanation of how losses due to catastrophes are insured and who absorbs the costs of compensating the insured assets. In the absence of an…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Westley, Glenn D.
The purpose of this document is to define and discuss a minimum set of core project monitoring and evaluation indicators that should be collected in all or nearly all projects approved under the IDB…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Edwards, Sebastián; Vergara, Rodrigo
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the relationship between fiscal policy, aggregate public sector debt sustainability, and debt relief. In particular, we develop a methodology to compute the…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Cornejo, Rafael; Crawley, Andrew; Covarrubias, María de la Paz
La presente nota periódica presenta las estimaciones preliminares del comercio de 2002 para la región. Se informa sobre la caída de las exportaciones, siguiendo la tendencia iniciada el año anterior…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Solís, Alejandro; Angelelli, Pablo
El presente estudio complementa el conjunto de iniciativas de análisis e intercambio de información sobre políticas de PyME que viene desarrollando el Banco desde mediados de la década pasada. El…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Rodríguez, Jorge Armando
El presente trabajo se propone explorar los rasgos de la vida política e institucional de los pequeños municipios colombianos (definidos, para nuestros propósitos, como aquellos con menos de 10.000…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This issue of the Microenterprise Development Review examines why Latin American microenterprises are paying such high interest rates and getting such small loans for such short periods of time, in…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
La presente edición de Microempresa cuenta con dos artículos principales. En el primero se examina el hecho de que las microempresas obtienen crédito en peores condiciones que las grandes compañías:…
Nov 2002
Author(s): Ramírez-Guerrero, Jaime
El desempleo juvenil, especialmente cuando se encuentra vinculado a situaciones de pobreza y de exclusión social, es uno de los problemas más importantes de nuestro mundo globalizado. Pero el…
Nov 2002
Author(s): Iglesias, Enrique V.