Oct 1999
Author(s): Castro, Claudio de Moura; Rojas, Eduardo
This document responds to that need, providing a discussion of the various approaches that can be followed in urban heritage preservation, as well as recommendations on those that are most…
Sep 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…
Aug 1999
Author(s): Panizza, Ugo
Cross-country studies have found a negative relationship between income inequality and economic growth. The main problem with the cross-country analyses is the poor quality of the data on income…
Jul 1999
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The second half of 1998 was a turning point in the macroeconomic evolution of the MERCOSUR countries, and will very probably mark the beginning of a new phase in relations between them. Despite some…
Jun 1999
Author(s): Masci, Pietro
This presentation discusses IDB support for sub-sovereign government development in Latin America. Detailed are the experience of the IDB in quantitative and qualitative aspects, the road for Latin…
May 1999
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen
Este estudio examina la situación laboral en el Perú y encuentra evidencia de una profunda transformación en el mercado de trabajo durante los noventa. En primer lugar, la creación de empleos en el…
Apr 1999
Author(s): Griffin, Keith
The fact that most poor people in Latin America live in urban areas had implied that poverty in the region is regarded as largely an urban phenomenon. However, this document exposes what available…
Apr 1999
Author(s): Griffin, Keith
El hecho de que la mayoría de los pobres en América Latina viva en zonas urbanas, ha implicado que la pobreza en la región se considere esencialmente un fenómeno urbano. Sin embargo, datos…
Mar 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…
Mar 1999
Author(s): Torre, Juan Carlos; Gerchunoff, Pablo
El presente trabajo propone desagregar el análisis de la experiencia argentina ocupándose de la trayectoria de un conjunto de políticas de reforma extraído del vasto cambio institucional realizado…
Jan 1999
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El segundo semestre de 1998 señala un punto de inflexión en la evolución macroeconómica de los países del MERCOSUR y deberá marcar, muy probablemente, el comienzo de una nueva fase en las relaciones…
Jan 1999
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID)
O segundo semestre de 1998 assinala um ponto de inflexão no desempenho econômico dos países do MERCOSUL e deverá marcar, muito provavelmente, o início de uma nova fase no relacionamento entre seus…