Dec 1995
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Weisbrod, Steven R.
This paper complements previous studies by arguing that the low private savings ratio in Latin America can be associated with the limited confidence of households and businesses in domestic financial…
Dec 1995
Author(s): Hanson, Gordon H.; Spilimbergo, Antonio
This paper examines the determinants of illegal immigration in the United States from Mexico from 1976 to 1995. The main challenge in the empirical work is that the observations are not the number of…
Dec 1995
Author(s): Talvi, Ernesto
In the context of a perfect foresight, intertemporal optimizing, cash-in-advance model, this paper studies the dynamics of an inconsistent exchange rate-based stabilization policy that fixes the…
Dec 1995
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este informe anual sobre el medio ambiente y los recursos naturales examina la acción del Banco durante 1996. El Banco ha materializado su mandato en cinco ámbitos prioritarios de acción: préstamos a…
Dec 1995
Author(s): Thomson, Ian
Salvo en los casos de los países mediterráneos, los ferrocarriles de los países del Cono Sur, con muy pocas excepciones, no fueron tendidos pensando en su interconexión o en el comercio con países…
Dec 1995
Author(s): Vos, Rob
El presente documento propone un Sistema de Indicadores Sociales (SIS) que facilite el análisis de las dimensiones, naturaleza y causas de la pobreza y desigualdad en América Latina y la vigilancia y…
Dec 1995
Author(s): Wiegers, Mario A.
La preparación del presente estudio responde a una solicitud efectuada al Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo por parte del Gobierno de la República Federativa de Brasil para apoyar el análisis de la…
Dec 1995
Author(s): Birdsall, Nancy; Deosaran, Ramesh; Tincani, Amos; Suárez, Elena M.; Lewis, David E.; Bloomfield, Richard J.; Rajapatirana, Sarath; Serbin, Andrés; Henrikson, Alan K.; Skeete, Charles A.T.; Ross-Brewster, Havelock R.H.; Walch, Karen S.; Bloomfield, Steven B.; Dookeran, Winston C.; Meins, Bertus J.
Fourteen essays by experienced political leaders, researchers and scholars examine the political economy and international relations of the Caribbean. Strategies for sustainable development include…
Dec 1995
Author(s): De Alvear, Gonzalo; Gila, Javier; De Asís, Agustín
Esta publicación ofrece una breve síntesis de algunas experiencias de apoyo a la microempresa en las cuales el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo ha contribuido como catalizador. La intención ha sido…
Dec 1995
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Sixty-two paintings, sculptures, majolica and graphics from the pre-Columbian era through World War II; from Panama's Reina Torres de Arauz Museum of Anthropology, the Museum of Panamanian…
Dec 1995
Author(s): Danticat, Edwidge
Edwidge Danticat (1969-), Haitian author of Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994), Pushcart Award (1995), and The Farming of the Bones (1999), American Book Award (1999).
Dec 1995
Author(s): Danticat, Edwidge
Edwidge Danticat (1969-), novelista haitiana, autora de Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994), ganadora del Premio Pushcart (1995); y The Farming of the Bones (1999), American Book Award (1999).
Nov 1995
Author(s): Ayala, Ulpiano
Este trabajo procura extraer enseñanzas de la experiencia de las reformas de los sistemas de pensiones ya realizadas en Argentina, Chile, Colombia y Perú. Estas reformas han implantado las pensiones…
Oct 1995
Author(s): Talvi, Ernesto
The initial stages of exchange rate-based stabilizations have been generally characterized by a consumption boom, a deterioration of the trade balance and the current account, and an appreciation of…
Oct 1995
Author(s): Spilimbergo, Antonio
Baumol (1967) showed that the rate of growth of an economy slows down if a sector has lower productivity than others and the demand between goods is inelastic. This paper points out that trade is…
Sep 1995
Author(s): Gavin, Michael; Hausmann, Ricardo; Leiderman, Leonardo
This paper reviews recent experience with international capital flows in Latin America, and discusses the policy issues that surround them. The paper is predicated on three basic premises. Capital…
Sep 1995
Author(s): Aridjis, Homero
Homero Aridjis (1940-), Mexican poet, diplomat and author of over 25 books of poetry, founder of the environmental Group of 100, awarded by the United Nations.
Sep 1995
Author(s): Aridjis, Homero
Homero Aridjis (1940-), poeta mexicano, diplomático y autor de más de veinticinco libros de poesía, ganador del Premio Global 500, otorgado por las Naciones Unidas.
Sep 1995
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Thirty-eight works including drawings, photographs and paintings that illustrate the life and times of artist Pedro Figari in Montevideo, Uruguay; from Montevideo's National Library, the Juan…
Sep 1995
Author(s): Spilimbergo, Antonio
This paper presents a test to discriminate among behaviors of producers of exhaustible resources. The behavior of a competitive producer of an exhaustible resource should follow an Euler equation.…