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  • Nurturing Institutions for a Resilient Caribbean 

    Beuermann, Diether; Schwartz, Moises; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Dippel, Christian; Schmidt-Hebbel, Klaus; Khadan, Jeetendra; Pecha, Camilo; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Loser, Claudio; Wright, Allan; Waithe, Kimberly; Bollers, Elton; Bonnett, Kevin; Wenner, Mark D.; Mejia, Camila; Mooney, Henry; Smets, Lodewijk
    The book explores the historical development and status of political and economic institutions in The Caribbean. The Caribbean institutional reality is studied vis-à-vis best international practices. The main objective is ...
  • Better Spending for Better Lives: How Latin America and the Caribbean Can Do More with Less 

    Izquierdo, Alejandro; Pessino, Carola; Vuletin, Guillermo; Puig, Jorge; Riera-Crichton, Daniel; Alaimo, Veronica; Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Pastor, Cinthya; Elacqua, Gregory; Martínez, Matias; Serrano, Rodrigo; Pinto, Diana M.; Moreno-Serra, Rodrigo; Cafagna, Gianluca; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Keefer, Philip; Scartascini, Carlos; Vlaicu, Razvan
    Public spending has climbed in Latin America and the Caribbean. Riding a commodity windfall and low interest rates, many governments in the region tried to spend their way into the future. Unfortunately, the party is over ...
  • Desde el paciente: Experiencias de la atención primaria de salud en América Latina y el Caribe 

    Guanais, Frederico C.; Regalia, Ferdinando; Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo; Anaya, Milagros; Doubova, Svetlana V.; Harris, Donna Oretha; Marín, Tania; Moreno, Ralfh; Mullachery, Pricila; Pinto, Diana M.; Pinzón, Leonardo; Rocha, Marcia; Sánchez, María Deni; Schantz, Karolina; Tejerina, Luis
    En la región de América Latina y Caribe (ALC), la mayoría de los países buscan reformar sus sistemas de salud para lograr la cobertura universal y mejorar la eficiencia de sus gastos sanitarios, al tiempo que cumplen con ...
  • Under-Rewarded Efforts: The Elusive Quest for Prosperity in Mexico 

    Levy Algazi, Santiago
    Why has an economy that has done so many things right failed to grow fast? Under-Rewarded Efforts traces Mexico’s disappointing growth to flawed microeconomic policies that have suppressed productivity growth and nullified ...
  • Building Capabilities for Productive Development 

    Stein, Ernesto H.; Cornick, Jorge; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Dal Bó, Ernesto; Rivas, Gonzalo
    Productive development policies (PDPs) are notoriously hard. They involve a daunting level of technical detail, require public-private collaboration, are in constant danger of capture, and demand time consistency hard to ...

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