Dec 2004
Author(s): López, Ramón
This working paper empirically documents the size of (2) in the rural sector and investigates its consequences for rural development (agricultural growth, patterns of growth and rural poverty) for…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Caldés, Natalia; Coady, David; Maluccio, John A.
A common criticism of antipoverty programs is that the high share of administrative (nontransfer) costs substantially reduces their effectiveness. Yet there is surprisingly little rigorous empirical…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Dominican Republic is the fourth largest remittance market in the Latin America and Caribbean region. Remittances are an economic necessity for recipients, and financial sector involvement in the…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); World Bank (WB)
This report consists of two volumes. Volume I examines whether, and how, the core goals of public expenditure management, i.e., balanced fiscal aggregates, resource allocations to strategic sectors,…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Engel, Wanda
The objective of this work is to analyze the contribution of the Integral Policies in the increase of the effectiveness of the poverty reduction policies.
Nov 2004
Author(s): Lora, Marta
This presentation was commissioned by the Poverty Reduction and Social Protection Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the VII Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on November 11th and 12th, 2004.…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Arroyo, Daniel
This presentation was commissioned by the Poverty Reduction and Social Protection Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the VII Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on November 11th and 12th, 2004.…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Kakwani, N.
This presentation was commissioned by the Poverty Reduction and Social Protection Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the VII Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on November 11th and 12th, 2004.…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Lacayo, Carlos
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Reducción de la Pobreza y Protección Social del Diálogo Regional de Política para la VII Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 11 y 12 de noviembre de…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Jiménez, María Ester
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Reducción de la Pobreza y Protección Social del Diálogo Regional de Política para la VII Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 11 y 12 de noviembre de…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de la Reducción de la Pobreza y Protección Social del Diálogo Regional de Política para la VII Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 11 y 12 de noviembre…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Salas Bahamón, Luz Magdalena; Sánchez Torres, Fabio
This work will try to measure the differentiated effect that the changes in the economic conditions have on the families in terms of labor participation of the spouses and other members of the family…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Salas Bahamón, Luz Magdalena; Sánchez Torres, Fabio
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Reducción de la Pobreza y Protección Social del Diálogo Regional de Política para la VII Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 11 y 12 de noviembre de…
Nov 2004
Author(s): dos Santos, Gabriel Ferrato
The objective of this work is to present the main changes in education and health financing in Brazil during the 1995-2002 period, which brought important improvements in the recent performance and…
Nov 2004
Author(s): dos Santos, Gabriel Ferrato
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Reducción de la Pobreza y Protección Social del Diálogo Regional de Política para la VII Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 11 y 12 de noviembre de…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Irarrázaval, Ignacio
The aim of this study is to produce a document for the Inter-American Bank's Poverty and Social Protection Network which will allow a comparative vision to be structured on the Sole Information…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Irarrázaval, Ignacio
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Reducción de la Pobreza y Protección Social del Diálogo Regional de Política para la VII Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 11 y 12 de noviembre de…
Nov 2004
Author(s): de Carvalho, Mirela; de Barros, Ricardo Paes
In the recent study, we attempt to contribute to clarify the discussion of targeting and universalization by analyzing fundamental theoretical, ethical, analytical, and empirical concepts involved.…
Nov 2004
Author(s): de Carvalho, Mirela; de Barros, Ricardo Paes
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Reducción de la Pobreza y Protección Social del Diálogo Regional de Política para la VII Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 11 y 12 de noviembre de…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Ramos, Carlos Alberto; Lobato, Ana Lucia
Our aim in this document is, exactly, to present this transition between the paradigms in the case of Brazil, and to develop a central point in this transition: the construction process of the Unique…