Oct 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien;Walsh, Brian;Feng, Kuishuang;Di Capua, Laura;Liu, Yu;Zuluaga, Daniela;Robles, Marcos;Hubacek, Klaus
Carbon taxes are advocated as efficient fiscal and environmental policies, but they have proven difficult to implement. One reason is that carbon taxes can aggravate poverty by increasing prices of…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien;Walsh, Brian;Feng, Kuishuang;Di Capua, Laura;Liu, Yu;Zuluaga, Daniela;Robles, Marcos;Hubacek, Klaus
Los impuestos al carbono son promovidos como políticas fiscales y ambientales eficientes, aunque han resultado difíciles de implementar. Una razón es que pueden agravar la pobreza al aumentar los…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Social Pulse describes the trends in a comprehensive set of key social indicators and highlight findings that warrant attention by policymakers. The report includes information from 22 countries of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Pulso social describe las tendencias de un conjunto amplio de indicadores sociales clave e identifica los cambios de estos indicadores que merecen la atención de los responsables de las políticas. El…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Pulso Social descreve as tendências em um conjunto abrangente de indicadores sociais e destaca as principais conclusões que merecem atenção por policymakers. O relatório inclui informações de 22…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Schady, Norbert
I review the evidence on access to water and sanitation infrastructure and child outcomes In Latin America. I show that there are large differences in access across countries and, within countries,…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Credit is the boost small and medium enterprises in Latin America need most. It gives companies that anchor distribution chains the opportunity to integrate small producers into the formal economy.…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Financing higher education opportunities for low- income students in Latin America is an ideal way for families at the base of the pyramid to break out of the cycle of poverty. The Higher Education…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El financiamiento de oportunidades de educación superior para estudiantes de bajos ingresos en América Latina es una manera ideal para que las familias en la base de la pirámide rompan el ciclo de la…
Jul 2004
Author(s): Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio
Esta presentación discute el diagnóstico de las condiciones anteriores del programa Mejoramiento de las Encuestas y la Medición de Condiciones de Vida (MECOVI). Se incluye: una descripción del…