Dec 2006
Author(s): Bobba, Matteo; Powell, Andrew
Why would bilateral donors intermediate aid through a multilateral and not extend aid directly? This paper suggests a trade-off: multiple bilateral donors for each recipient may imply coordination…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This review signifies the Banks ongoing commitment to report its progress in integrating environmental and social sustainability and accountability into its operations. In particular it focuses on…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Muriel H., Beatriz; Barja D., Gover
Describe los impactos que ha tenido la estrategia de inserción internacional sobre el comercio y la atracción de IED en Bolivia durante el período 1985-2005, estudiando los efectos y limitaciones de…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Cohen, Daniel; Villemot, Sébastien
This paper analyzes econometrically how a country's post-crisis debt ratio could be forecast, in the aftermath of a debt crisis, from the previous debt-to-GDP ratio. A critical parameter is…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This issue of IDEA draws heavily from the 2007 Economic and Social Progress Report entitled Living with Debt: How to Limit the Risks of Sovereign Finance. It looks at the causes and consequences of…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este número de IDEA se basa en el Informe sobre el progreso económico y social de 2007, titulado Vivir con deuda: Cómo contener los riesgos del endeudamiento público. Analiza las causas y…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Cauli, Rita; Villaschi Filho, Arlindo; Blöndal, Ole; Webb, Tobias; Martí, Miguel; Frier, Claus; Barbosa, Víctor; Faccina, Carlos; Holowesko, Lynn P.; Franco, Arturo; Bazán, Rosario; Corral, Antonio; Vives, Antonio; Hodges, Adrian; Thorpe, Jodie; Vergara, Hugo; Halley, David; Gutiérrez, Roberto; Morsing, Mette; Escudero, Manuel; Bird, Sue; Øvlisen, Mads; Ingerslev, Carsten
Proceedings of the Conference on CSR in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean
Dec 2006
Author(s): Chong, Alberto E.
Language serves two key functions. It enables communication between agents, which allows for the establishment and operation of formal and informal institutions. It also serves a less obvious…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Calvo, Guillermo A.
The paper argues that Emerging Market economies (EMs) face financial vulnerabilities that weaken the effectiveness of a domestic Lender of Last Resort (LOLR). As a result, monetary policy is…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Malkin, Daniel
This presentacion was prepared for the Preparatory Meeting of the Science, Technology and Innovation Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue celebrated on December 11th, 2006.
Dec 2006
Author(s): Sanz-Menéndez, Luis
This presentation was commissioned for the Preparatory Meeting of the Science, Technology and Innovation Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue celebrated on December 11th, 2006.
Dec 2006
Author(s): Teubal, Morris
This presentation was commissioned for the Preparatory Meeting of the Science, Technology and Innovation Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue celebrated on December 11th, 2006.
Dec 2006
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This presentation was prepared for the Preparatory Meeting of the Science, Technology and Innovation Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue celebrated on December 11th, 2006.
Dec 2006
Author(s): Teubal, Morris
Esta presentación fue comisionada para la Reunión Preparatoria de la Red de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación del Diálogo Regional de Política celebrada el día 11 de diciembre de 2006.
Dec 2006
Author(s): Sanz-Menéndez, Luis
Esta presentación fue comisionada para la Reunión Preparatoria de la Red de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación del Diálogo Regional de Política celebrada el día 11 de diciembre de 2006.
Dec 2006
Author(s): Malkin, Daniel
Esta presentación fue preparada para la Reunión Preparatoria de la Red de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación del Diálogo Regional de Política celebrada el día 11 de diciembre de 2006.
Dec 2006
Author(s): Wilk, David; Pineda Mannheim, Carlos R.; Moyer, Dianna
Las grandes prioridades ambientales en los centros urbanos de Centroamérica y los retos que éstas imponen sobre el desarrollo económico, la competitividad y la calidad de vida de sus habitantes,…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Knaul, Felicia Marie
This presentation deals with the impoverishment of health spending in Mexico. First, it gives an overview of the problem around the world, followed by a detailed account of what is the situation in…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Gradstein, Mark; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper revisits the effects of a country`s institutional framework on individual firms` behavior, in particular focusing on their propensity to comply with legal rules. The theoretical model…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Tuesta, Vicente; Llosa, Gonzalo
This paper evaluates under which conditions different Taylor-type rules lead to determinacy and expectational stability (E-stability) of rational expectations equilibrium in a simple New Keynesian…