Feb 1996
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento
O BID acompanha o desenvolvimento econômico e social da América Latina e do Caribe, assim como as atividades do Banco. É publicado dez vezes por ano, em português, inglês, francês e espanhol.
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).
Feb 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…
Feb 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.…
Feb 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…
Feb 1996
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Eighty-four works from the collections of the City Museum of Buenos Aires, the Isaac Fernández Blanco Museum, the Eduardo Sívori Museum, the National Museum of Decorative Arts, and the National…
Jan 1996
Author(s): McGinn, Bernard
Bernard McGinn, North American theologian from University of Chicago's Divinity School, leading scholar in apocalyptic thought, editor of Classics of Western Spirituality.
Jan 1996
Author(s): McGinn, Bernard
Bernard McGinn, teólogo norteamericano de la Escuela de Teología de la Universidad de Chicago, especialista en pensamiento apocalíptico, editor de Classics of Western Spirituality.
Jan 1996
Author(s): Gavin, Michael;Hausmann, Ricardo
This paper discusses the ways in which macroeconomic developments can put stress on banks, and in extreme cases lead to banking crises. These macroeconomic causes of bank vulnerability and crisis…
Jan 1996
Author(s): Gavin, Michael
The Mexican oil boom was characterized by a period of high investment, followed by capital flight. The private sector and households responded to the 1977-1981 windfall by attaining high savings…
Jan 1996
Author(s): Hausmann, Ricardo;Gavin, Michael
What are the reasons for the costs of Latin America's volatility? Because there is no consensus on these fundamental questions, there is no consensus on the appropriate policy response to…
Jan 1996
Author(s): Hommes, Rudolf
This paper first offers a historical perspective of regulation, the early steps of Colombian industry and the way it grew. The environment was not conducive to the application of legislation that…
Jan 1996
Author(s): Hommes, Rudolf
The independence of central banks has an effect on the macroeconomic results of economies and ultimately on inflation. A similar relationship may exist between budget institutions and the fiscal…
Jan 1996
Author(s): Vos, Rob
Currently, numerous strategies and new initiatives for improving quality of schooling at the primary and secondary levels are being considered and implemented, with strong support from multilateral…
Jan 1996
Author(s): Vos, Rob;Lee, Haeduck;Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio
This document was prepared in the context of the Program for the "Improvement of Surveys and the Measurement of Living Conditions in Latin America and the Caribbean" (ISLC/MECOVI). Bolivia…
Jan 1996
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…
Jan 1996
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…
Jan 1996
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…
Jan 1996
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…