May 1996
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Seventy-four ceramics from Nicaragua including thirty prehispanic pieces from the National Museum of Nicaragua dating from 2000 BC to 1600 AD; and forty-four by contemporary artists, most notably…
May 1996
Author(s): Latin American and Caribbean Commission on Human Settlements; United Nations (UN); Inter American Development Bank
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
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…
Apr 1996
Author(s): Sharman, Jeffrey M.
This monograph was written for the Judicial Reform Roundtable II held May 19-22, 1996 in Williamsburg, Virginia. It discusses the need for the rule of law and separation of powers; the need for…
Mar 1996
Author(s): Basterrechea, Manuel; Dourojeanni, Axel; García, Luis E.; Novara, Juan; Rodríguez, Rómulo
El presente documento ha sido preparado para orientar a los potenciales prestatarios en cuanto a aspectos conceptuales a considerar en el proceso de formulación de un proyecto de manejo de cuencas.…
Mar 1996
Author(s): Pratt, Mary Louise
Mary Louise Pratt (1948-), Canadian linguist from Stanford University, leading scholar in feminism, post-colonial theory and culture in Latin America.
Mar 1996
Author(s): Pratt, Mary Louise
Mary Louise Pratt (1948-), lingüista canadiense de la Universidad de Stanford, líder en feminismo, teoría y cultura poscolonial en América Latina.
Mar 1996
Author(s): Deruyttere, Anne; Schwartz, Norman
This paper presents a framework for discussing community consultation in the context of the Inter-American Development Bank's projects and offers suggestions on the opportunities, risks, costs,…
Mar 1996
Author(s): Lord, William B.; Israel, Morris; Kenney, Douglas
En el presente estudio se dan algunos antecedentes para la formulación de directrices sobre el aprovechamiento de recursos hídricos con una sólida base en las condiciones imperantes en los países de…
Mar 1996
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This strategy (GN-1883-5) was formally considered by the Board of Executive Directors and the management of the IDB on March 18, 1996.
Mar 1996
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este documento presenta los primeros elementos de una propuesta de objetivos y líneas de acción para los programas de modernización del Estado y de fortalecimiento de la sociedad civil, que el Banco…
Feb 1996
Author(s): Birdsall, Nancy; Pinckney, Thomas C.; Sabot, Richard H.
This paper discusses the ways in which macroeconomic developments can put stress on banks, and in extreme cases lead to banking crises. There are many ways in which this can occur, and no specific…
Feb 1996
Author(s): Gavin, Michael; Hausmann, Ricardo; Perotti, Roberto; Talvi, Ernesto
Latin America is volatile--about two to three times as volatile as the industrial economies. It is more volatile than any region other than Africa and the Middle East. Latin America's access to…
Feb 1996
Author(s): Morandé, Felipe
Some analysts rank Chile as the only Latin American economy that qualifies as a 'take-off economy,' or development economy. In a sense, Chile's enduring success and proved insulation…
Feb 1996
Author(s): Spilimbergo, Antonio; Stein, Ernesto H.
This paper presents a model in which trade is motivated both by preference for variety and comparative advantages. This framework is used to analyze the welfare implications of trading blocs among…
Feb 1996
Author(s): Burga, Manuel
Manuel Burga (1942-), Peruvian sociologist from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, expert in post-colonial Andean Studies, National History Prize (1988).
Feb 1996
Author(s): Burga, Manuel
Manuel Burga (1942-), sociólogo peruano de la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, experto en Estudios Andinos Poscoloniales, ganador del Premio Nacional de Historia (1988).
Jan 1996
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Weisbrod, Steven R.
This paper argues that the investor reluctance to make long-term commitments to Latin American financial markets results from experience. In the 1980s, while ex ante real interest rates on Latin…
Jan 1996
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Weisbrod, Steven R.
This paper argues that the experiences with banking crises in Latin America have been different from those in the industrial world because of the peculiarities of Latin American financial systems.…
Jan 1996
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Weisbrod, Steven R.
This paper focuses on the design of successful bank restructuring programs in Latin America, a region where banking crises have been frequent in the past two decades. In each episode, Latin American…