Nov 1996
Author(s): Corradi, Juan E.
Juan E. Corradi (1943-), sociólogo argentino de la Universidad de Nueva York, Asesor del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo, Vicepresidente de la Iniciativa de Desarrollo Sur-Norte.
Sep 1996
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Presented in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, featured eighty-five objects related to the numerous scientific expeditions the Smithsonian Institution has mounted with the specific…
Sep 1996
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Weisbrod, Steven R.
This paper raises fundamental questions about how banks in Latin America ought to be supervised. The concentration of wealth holders in Latin America and the equity markets' resulting…
Sep 1996
Author(s): Garber, Peter M.
The basic worldwide financial safety net architecture provides for a system of similar institutions: a lender of last resort, deposit insurance, and prudential regulation. In countries whose banking…
Sep 1996
Author(s): Da Matta, Roberto
Roberto Da Matta (1936-), Brazilian anthropologist from Notre Dame University, advisor to the Luso-Brazilian Review, expert on popular culture in Brazil.
Sep 1996
Author(s): Da Matta, Roberto
Roberto Da Matta (1936-), antropólogo brasileño de la Universidad de Notre Dame, Asesor de la Revista Luso-Brasileña, y experto en la cultura popular brasileña.
Aug 1996
Author(s): Kaimowitz, David
Este documento (ENV-104) analiza las políticas que orientan la investigación sobre el manejo de recursos naturales (MRN) ligados a la agricultura en América Latina, el marco institucional en que esa…
Aug 1996
Author(s): Jaffé Carbonell, Walter; Infante, Diógenes
En el momento de la consolidación definitiva de la biotecnología agrícola (1995), con la introducción comercial de sus primeros productos en los países líderes, es apropiado un análisis de su estado…
Aug 1996
Author(s): Beato, Paulina
El objetivo de este artículo es analizar las reformas que se han introducido en los modelos tradicionales de prestación de servicios portuarios. La principal conclusión del análisis es que el cambio…
Jul 1996
Author(s): Echeverría, Ruben G.; Trigo, Eduardo; Byerlee, Derek
El documento resume los resultados de un taller regional organizado en Buenos Aires, en agosto de 1995, y deriva de ellos implicaciones para el BID, el Banco Mundial y los países de América Latina y…
Jul 1996
Author(s): Foster, Vivien
Given the importance of water and sanitation loans in the Bank's portfolio of infrastructure projects and the significance of the measures that are underway throughout the region, this…
Jun 1996
Author(s): Museos del Banco Central de Costa Rica; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
47 obras gráficas del BID llevadas a San José, capital de Costa Rica, para exposición en los Museos del Banco Central de Costa Rica, incluyendo obras de 33 artistas representando 12 países de América…
Jun 1996
Author(s): Carrasco, David
David Carrasco (1944-), North American Professor of Religions at Princeton, later at Harvard Divinity School, editor of The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures.
Jun 1996
Author(s): Carrasco, David
David Carrasco (1944-), catedrático estadounidense de historia de las religiones en la Universidad de Princeton, posteriormente en la Facultad de Divinidad en la Universidad de Harvard; editor de la…
May 1996
Author(s): Tietenberg, Thomas
While the role of nongovernmental organizations in environmental policy is growing rapidly, our analytical understanding of the causes and consequences of this emerging role has not kept pace. And…
May 1996
Author(s): Russell, Clifford S.; Powell, Philip T.
This working paper contains a review and analysis of environmental policy tools in Latin America. It contains a review of the instruments themselves and their properties are discussed in both static…
May 1996
Author(s): Dussan, Manuel
This paper analyzes the technical and economic characteristics of the electricity sector, the special conditions prevailing in the region that determine its development, the main issues that were…
May 1996
Author(s): Domínguez, Ricardo
Este presente documento busca resaltar dos aspectos significativos en la reestructuración de la pequeña y mediana empresa (PyME) de cuatro países desarrollados (Canadá, España, Italia y Japón). El…
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; 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)…