Dec 1998
Author(s): Plant, Roger
Este ensayo es el primero de una serie de estudios sobre la pobreza y las estrategias de reducción de la pobreza indígena que ofrece un insumo importante al documento formal de la estrategia del BID…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Attanasio, Orazio P.; Székely, Miguel
Following the 1994 financial crisis, the rate of saving of the Mexican economy fell from 21.7 percent to 19.8 percent of GDP. The decline was associated with a reduction in the rate of external…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Nolet, Gijs; Carrizosa, Santiago; Keipi, Kari; McNeelly, Jeffrey A.; Southgate, Douglas; Smith, David C.; Dourojeanni, Marc J.; Newcombe, Ken
Este documento (ENV 111) presenta los resultados del Taller sobre Inversiones en la Conservación de la Diversidad Biológica que se celebró en el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo el 28 de octubre de…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Lemay, Michele H.
El presente documento (ENV-128) expone una estrategia de manejo de los recursos costeros y marinos para el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo. El manejo costero integrado se presenta como una…
Dec 1998
Author(s): García, Luis E.
En este informe técnico figura la estrategia del Banco para su participación en el manejo integrado de los recursos hídricos en América Latina y el Caribe. La estrategia fue formulada mediante un…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Echeverría, Ruben G.; Vogelgesang, Frank; Melmed-Sanjak, Jolyne; Reydon, Bastiaan P.; Plata, Ludwig A.; Jaramillo, Carlos Felipe
El objetivo del presente documento (ENV-124) es proponer opciones para aumentar la efectividad de los mercados de tierras rurales en América Latina y el Caribe. En la introducción se sitúa el tema de…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The second issue of the Microenterprise Development Review offers two main articles: "Microfinance Guarantees: Is There Another Model?" and "Regulating Microfinance." The first…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El presente número de Microempresa ofrece dos artículos principales. En el primero se analizan modelos alternativos de esquemas garantías para instituciones microfinancieras (IFM). Una de las…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Chang, Charles C.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Servén, Luis
The debate on the effectiveness of foreign aid has intensified in recent years as aid has come under increasing budgetary pressures in donor countries. Whatever the merits of the opposing arguments,…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Dahan, Momi; Gaviria, Alejandro
The model presented in the paper generates important implications concerning how the allocation of resources between children varies across income groups. In the model, poor and middle-income…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Devlin, Robert; Ffrench-Davis, Ricardo
The decade of the 1990s has witnessed a wave of regional integration initiatives in Latin America: more than 14 agreements -free trade areas or customs unions- since 1990 with a handful more in…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Plant, Roger
The first part of this discussion paper attempts, within the inevitable data limitations, to present some picture of patterns of indigenous poverty over time. In addition, the first section examines…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Schiefelbein, Ernesto; Wolff, Laurence; Schiefelbein, Paulina
This paper provides an alternative approach to measuring the cost-effectiveness of educational interventions. The authors devised a questionnaire and gave it to ten international experts, mainly…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Lemay, Michele H.
This document presents a coastal and marine resources management strategy for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The strategy provides new directions for Bank activities which significantly…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This technical study contains the strategy of the Inter-American Development Bank for its involvement in integrated water resources management in Latin America and the Caribbean. The strategy was…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Deutsch, Ruthanne
Good practices in targeting, as highlighted here, with an additional effort to go beyond the letter of the law in the identification of project beneficiaries. Effective and efficient targeting…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Ardila, Sergio; Quiroga, Ricardo; Vaughan, William J.
This paper (ENV-126) was originally presented at a National Science Foundation Workshop on Alternatives to Traditional Contingent Valuation Methods in Environmental Valuation, held at Vanderbilt…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Deutsch, Ruthanne
Early Childhood Interventions (ECI) are ideally designed to achieve a series of mutually reinforcing objectives with the overarching goal of helping to improve equality of opportunity for children in…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Rey de Marulanda, Nohra
Este documento fue presentado durante la II Cumbre de Presidentes, Santiago, Chile (17-19 de abril de 1998), en el cual se efectúa un análisis global de la evolución del proceso del Area de Libre…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Rubio, Mauricio
"Incierto era ayer el nœmero de victimas que dejaron las incursiones de un grupo de autodefensas en Mapiripán (Meta). Aunque en el casco urbano fueron hallados tres cuerpos sin cabezas y otros…