Aug 1999
Author(s): Gavin, Michael; Hausmann, Ricardo; Lora, Eduardo; Pagés, Carmen; Savedoff, William D.; Székely, Miguel; Westley, Glenn D.
Latin America in the 1990s remains the most unequal region in the world in terms of income distribution. Yet because of its changing demographics -declining fertility rates and large number of young…
Feb 1999
Author(s): Filgueira, Fernando; Moraes, Juan Andrés; Fernández, Carlos; Filgueira, Carlos; Moreira, Constanza
This paper argues for a multi-level explanatory model for understanding institutional reform. Using the case of Uruguay, the authors seek to show how a changed political environment combined with…
Feb 1999
Author(s): Gavin, Michael; Hausmann, Ricardo
Recent economic developments highlight Latin America's vulnerability to economic and financial turmoil that is triggered by events in distant corners of the globe. The Asian financial crisis…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Gonzales de Olarte, Efraín; Larraín, Soledad; Strouss de Samper, Jacquin; Shifter, Michael; Schieck, Elaine; Poppe, Patricia; Buvinic, Mayra; Cervantes Islas, Francisco; Quesada, Charo; Orlando, María Beatriz; Jaffe, Peter; Lozano Ascencio, Rafael; Suderman, Marlies; Suárez, Elena M.; Macauley, Margarette May; Valdez, Enrique; Villanueva, Zarela; Morrison, Andrew; Granados Shiroma, Marcela; da Rocha, Martha Mesquita; Lozano, Rafael; Gavilano Llosa, Pilar
Too Close to Home is a collection of essays by international authorities ranging from psychologists and doctors to economists and communication experts. Several authors analyze the economic and…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Gonzales de Olarte, Efraín; Larraín, Soledad; Strouss de Samper, Jacquin; Shifter, Michael; Schieck, Elaine; Poppe, Patricia; Buvinic, Mayra; Cervantes Islas, Francisco; Quesada, Charo; Orlando, María Beatriz; Jaffe, Peter; Lozano Ascencio, Rafael; Suderman, Marlies; Suárez, Elena M.; Macauley, Margarette May; Valdez, Enrique; Villanueva, Zarela; Morrison, Andrew; Granados Shiroma, Marcela; da Rocha, Martha Mesquita; Lozano, Rafael; Gavilano Llosa, Pilar
El costo del silencio es una colección de ensayos realizados por expertos internacionales provenientes de diversas disciplinas: desde psicólogos hasta doctores, desde economistas hasta comunicadores…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Hausmann, Ricardo; Gavin, Michael; Pagés, Carmen; Stein, Ernesto H.
Financial turmoil is becoming a fact of life in Latin America. The 1990s have been characterized by enormous volatility in the magnitude and cost of capital flows. The correlation of capital swings…