Dec 1996
Author(s): Macroconsult S.A.; Tamayo, Gonzalo; Bustamante, Alberto; Conterno, Elena; Barrantes, Roxana
El presente documento analiza la organización del sistema de Agua Potable y Desagüe en el Perú, en el marco de los términos de referencia proporcionados por la Red de Centros de Investigación del…
Dec 1996
Author(s): Sant'Anna, José Alex
Durante muchos años los países de la región austral de América del Sur, en este documento entendida como la Subregión de Estudio, comprendiendo Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Paraguay y Uruguay,…
Dec 1996
Author(s): Deruyttere, Anne
El presente artículo resume el proceso de institucionalización de la temática indígena en el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, describiendo el marco estratégico y normativo, los campos de acción --…
Dec 1996
Author(s): Mayorga, Román
Este documento (SOC97-101) se refiere al apoyo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) a los procesos de generación, difusión y utilización práctica del conocimiento en los países de América…
Dec 1996
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento
Em 1996, a macroeconomia dos Estados Parte do MERCOSUL se caracterizou por duas tendências. Aprimeira foi uma evolução no seu desempenho do ponto de vista do crescimento e da inflação, em umcontexto…
Dec 1996
Author(s): Iglesias, Augusto; Vittas, Dimitri; Stone, Bernel; Cho, Yoon Je; Staking, Kim B.; Shibata, Tsutomu; Kruse, Douglas; Vives, Antonio; Allen, Franklin; Montenegro, Armando; Santomero, Anthony
This book contains a selection of the major presentations from the conference: "Policy-Based Finance and Alternatives for Financial Market Development" held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in…
Dec 1996
Author(s): Talvi, Ernesto; Serra, Pablo; Birdsall, Nancy; Pack, Howard; Solimano, Andrés; Stallings, Barbara; Gavin, Michael; Sabot, Richard H.; Lustig, Nora; Petrei, Humberto; Edwards, Sebastián; Hausmann, Ricardo; Jaspersen, Frederick; Cunha, Paulo Vieira da; Thomas, Vinod; Shirley, Mary M.; Page, John; Howard, Eleanor; Pfeffermann, Guy; Ross, David; Shilling, John; Boeker, Paul; Lee, Jisoon; Bitran Colodro, Eduardo
The authors of this volume analyze the policies that led to East Asia's economic success, including those affecting human resources, savings, the financial sector, trade and institutions, and…
Dec 1996
Author(s): Almeyda-Stemper, Gloria
El acceso de la mujer microempresaria a los servicios financieros es clave para sus estrategias de inversión. Como parte de los esfuerzos del BID para fortalecer el papel de las mujeres en el…
Dec 1996
Author(s): Almeyda-Stemper, Gloria
For women microentrepreneurs, access to financial services matters. It is critical to their ability to make productive investments in their businesses. As part of IDB's efforts to strengthen…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This report summarizes the results of the two-day Consultation Workshop on Strategies for Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) financed through a Bank…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Iturralde, Diego; Krotz, Esteban; Cárdenas, Víctor; Stavenhagen, Rodolfo; Wirsig, Waldemar; Fabricano, Marcial; Albó, Xavier; Davis, Shelton; Duchicela, Luis Felipe; Cojtí Cuxil, Demetrio; Del Val, José; Velásquez Sagua, Héctor; Molina R., Ramiro; Jimeno, Gladys; Grefa U., Valerio; González, Nicanor; Partridge, William L.
The contributions included in this volume reflect both the challenges and opportunities of an incipient process of reflection and dialogue between indigenous peoples, governments and development…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo; Álvarez, Carola
The purpose of this paper is to describe the performance of the Venezuelan labor market between 1982 and 1995, and to analyze its impact on the evolution of poverty. This time period is one wherein…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
For Latin America and the Caribbean, sustainable development encompasses the broad objectives of our societies: sustainable economic development based on modernization, openness and competitiveness;…
Nov 1996
Author(s): López, Ramón
The objectives of this paper are two-fold: to analyze the role of international and domestic policies on the sustainable use of forests in Latin America; and to examine potential financing mechanisms…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Goldmark, Lara
The purpose of this study is to provide an overview of current practices in the provision of business development services (BDS) to small and microentrepreneurs in developing countries. The document…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Maceira, Daniel
En este trabajo se argumenta que las fallas de organización en las estructuras burocráticas y de atención, basados en los mecanismos de pagos utilizados y la resultante generación de incentivos,…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Goldmark, Lara
El propósito de este estudio es el de proporcionar una visión general de las prácticas actuales en el suministro de Servicios de Desarrollo Empresarial (SDE) a pequeños y micro empresarios en los…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, siguiendo los mandatos que recibió de sus gobiernos en 1994 en su Octavo Aumento General de Recursos, incorporó en sus estrategias los grandes objetivos del…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Flug, Karnit; Hercowitz, Zui
This paper estimates the effects of equipment investment on relative wages and employment of skilled labor and explores their dynamics. The basic hypothesis is that they are positive, due to either…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Murillo, Maria Victoria
Recent policy debates on the reform of social service delivery systems focus on the decentralization of services and the introduction of competition in order to improve the quality of services.…