May 1997
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo
This Urban Sector present Dissemination Note reports on the presentations made and discussions held in the Seminar organized by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy of Cambridge, MA, on the Latin…
Apr 1997
Author(s): Boye, Greta; Ramautarsing, Winston
Suriname faces unprecedented challenges in transforming its agricultural sector to a market based system, and it will need to offset the deterioration of the sector resulting from the probable loss…
Apr 1997
Author(s): Sorensen, Mark; Smit, Jac; Barzetti, Valerie
This report seeks to provide the reader with a strong background on the benefits, challenges, and approaches to the development of a sustainable urban greening program. The examples and ideas in the…
Apr 1997
Author(s): Corrigan, E. Gerald
This study discusses staple reforms in banking systems in Latin America and the Caribbean to improve their effectiveness. The paper identifies the main problems countries have been experiencing with…
Apr 1997
Author(s): Gavin, Michael; Hausmann, Ricardo; Talvi, Ernesto
This paper reviews and contributes to the policy debate on the issue of saving in Latin America, presenting an alternative perspective on the relationship between saving and growth, saving and…
Apr 1997
Author(s): Deruyttere, Anne
Esta presentación se centra en el papel que desempeña el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo en el desarrollo socioeconómico de los pueblos indígenas de América Latina. Tras una descripción de cómo…
Mar 1997
Author(s): Nogueira, Uziel
The Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL) has inaugurated a Working Papers Series with the publication of a study by Uziel Nogueira, the Institute's Economist…
Mar 1997
Author(s): Pérez Torres, Raúl
Raúl Pérez Torres (1941-), Ecuadorian poet, Director of Abrapalabra Editors, National Short Story Award (1976), Casa de las Americas Award (1980), Juan Rulfo Award (1990).
Mar 1997
Author(s): Pérez Torres, Raúl
Raúl Pérez Torres (1941-), poeta ecuatoriano, Director de la Editora Abrapalabra, ganador de los Premios del Cuento (1976), Casa de las Américas (1980) y Juan Rulfo (1990).
Mar 1997
Author(s): Morán, Ricardo; Castro, Claudio de Moura
The Inter-American Development Bank sponsored a workshop in Terezopolis, Brazil, in August 1995 to review current thinking among analysts and activists involved with programs for youth in Brazil. The…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Southgate, Douglas
The key question the research in this paper tries to answer is whether those four activities truly represent a viable economic alternative in Latin America's environmentally fragile hinterlands…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo; Morley, Samuel A.
This paper discusses poverty and unemployment in Argentina, beginning with the turbulent years since 1980. Argentina suffered a 25 percent reduction in per capita income, two bouts of hyperinflation…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Spiegel, Mark M.
This paper examines the implications of a North-South trade accord where investments in the Southern partner nation exhibit country risk. Our analysis demonstrates that North-South trade accords can…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Aedo, Cristían
El futuro de las reformas estructurales se encuentra en discusión en América Latina. Este documento tiene por objeto ofrecer una síntesis de los hechos y opiniones que están alimentando este debate.…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Navarro, Juan Carlos; de la Cruz, Rafael
Este informe presenta el resultado de un estudio de la organización de los servicios de educación en Venezuela, en el marco de un estudio comparativo que comprende estudios de propósito similar en…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo; Pagés, Carmen
En la última década la orientación de las políticas microeconómicas dio un giro extraordinario en América Latina, pero la legislación laboral prácticamente no cambió. El propósito central de este…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Southgate, Douglas
Una manera de reconciliar la protección del hábitat y el bienestar económico local es promover actividades económicas que sean a la vez lucrativas e inocuas para el medio ambiente. Se ha sugerido que…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Székely, Miguel
This work builds on previous research to develop a methodology that simplifies the identification of the best policy options for poverty alleviation in a given country. When a population can be…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Birdsall, Nancy; Londoño, Juan Luis
In light of recent results, the fight against poverty in Latin America has been far from satisfactory. The standard approach of multicultural credit agencies will continue to be limited if it does…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Fifty objects, from original bronzes and maquettes by Antoni Gaudí, to modern furniture and appliances, and Cobi, Javier Mariscal's design adopted for the mascot of the Olympic Games in 1992.…