Jan 2010
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Zuñiga, Pluvia
The advent of the knowledge society has highlighted the growing importance of innovation and intellectual assets as sources of competitiveness and long-term economic growth. This book examines human…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Zuñiga, Pluvia
El advenimiento de la sociedad del conocimiento ha puesto de relieve la creciente importancia de la innovación y de los recursos intelectuales como fuentes de competitividad y de crecimiento…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Martínez Arce, Evelyn; Daza, Diego; Tello Espinoza, Pilar; Soulier Faure, Martin; Terraza, Horacio
This regional report is the product of the joint efforts of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the Inter-American Association of Sanitary and…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Martínez Arce, Evelyn; Daza, Diego; Tello Espinoza, Pilar; Soulier Faure, Martin; Terraza, Horacio
El trabajo conjunto de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y la Asociación Interamericana de Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ambiental (AIDIS) ha…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Martínez Arce, Evelyn; Daza, Diego; Tello Espinoza, Pilar; Soulier Faure, Martin; Terraza, Horacio
O trabalho conjunto da Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde (OPAS), o Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID) e a Associação Interamericana de Engenharia Sanitária e Ambiental (AIDIS) gerou este…
Apr 2009
Author(s): Catão, Luis; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Galindo, Arturo; Ottonello, Pablo; Pérez, Diego; Rebucci, Alessandro
This report focuses on the region's macroeconomic performance in the context of an unusually sharp and rapid deterioration in external conditions. To assess policy options, the report develops…
Apr 2009
Author(s): Catão, Luis; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Galindo, Arturo; Ottonello, Pablo; Pérez, Diego; Rebucci, Alessandro
Este informe se concentra en el desempeño macroeconómico de la región en el contexto de un deterioro desusadamente marcado y brusco de las condiciones externas. Con el objeto de evaluar las opciones…
Feb 2009
Author(s): Bocalandro, Laura; Villa, Rafael
El presente documento de trabajo tiene por finalidad presentar una introducción al Programa de Bienes Públicos Regionales del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), destacando su calidad de…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Murray, Betsy
The fourth contribution to the MIF Retrospectives series, Notes from the Field: MIF Projects and the Real World by Betsy Murray, MIF Specialist in Costa Rica, discusses project management and the…
Apr 2008
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Talvi, Ernesto; Catão, Luis; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Powell, Andrew
Latin America is growing fast and fundamentals look healthier. Are these achievements here to stay? Strong commodity prices may not last forever and a US recession could have major repercussions in…
Sep 2007
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This report was prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) as a contribution to the regional meeting on Mobilizing Aid for Trade: Latin America and the Caribbean, organized jointly by the IDB…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Levy Algazi, Santiago
Conditional cash transfer programs are based on a simple, yet powerful premise: creating adequate incentives today to stimulate the accumulation of human capital in poor families can provide future…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
This is the last version available of "Diasporas, Philanthropy and Hometown Associations: The Central American Experience". This paper looks at the experience of Hometown Associations (HTAs…
Apr 2005
Author(s): Cowan, Kevin; Micco, Alejandro; Mizala, Alejandra; Pagés, Carmen; Romaguera, Pilar; Bravo, David; Cerda, Rodrigo; García, Pablo M.; Landerretche, Oscar; Ramos, Joseph
A pesar de un crecimiento promedio del 2.7 %, entre el año 2000 y el año 2004, la tasa de desempleo promedio en Chile permaneció relativamente alta. La lenta respuesta del desempleo a la recuperación…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo; Pagés, Carmen; Panizza, Ugo; Stein, Ernesto H.
The Research Department of the IDB (RES) performs innovative, comparative research on the development issues of greatest concern to the region today. It generates a wide variety of products based on…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Alter, Sutia Kim
The purpose of this publication is to distill the concepts, trends, and best practices in social enterprise development developed through case studies into models and guidelines for building new…
Jan 1999
Author(s): Graham, Carol; Grindle, Merilee; Lora, Eduardo; Seddon Wallack, Jessica
This monograph is part of a larger investigation of the political economy of institutional reform in Latin America undertaken by the Latin American Research Network. It examines some hypotheses…
Apr 1998
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This report seeks to put the issue of poverty in practical terms of what we know about poverty and what can be done to eliminate it. The authors suggest that knowledge of the social condition of the…
May 1996
Author(s): Latin American and Caribbean Commission on Human Settlements; United Nations (UN); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The report presents a regional synopsis on the state of urban management in Latin America and the Caribbean for participants of the Second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II)…
May 1996
Author(s): Comisión Latinoamericana y del Caribe sobre Asentamientos Humanos; United Nations (UN); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El informe presenta una visión regional sobre la ciudad y la gestión urbana en América Latina y el Caribe a los participantes de la Segunda Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre los Asentamientos…