Dec 2008
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo
El éxito de un pacto fiscal se mide por el grado en que incorpore a los diversos grupos sociales en las discusiones, el cumplimiento y la vigilancia de ciertos acuerdos sobre la forma como se…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Presents projects approved to receive financial support during 2008 of Cultural Development Program by Inter-American Development Bank Cultural Center.
Dec 2008
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Da a conocer los proyectos aprobados para recibir apoyo financiero durante 2008 a través del Programa de Desarrollo Cultural en la Región por el Centro Cultural del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo.
Dec 2008
Author(s): Di Tella, Rafael; MacCulloch, Robert; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper uses newly available data to describe the distribution of crime victimization and other criminal activities (including drug trafficking and corruption) around the world. The paper then…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Stein, Ernesto H.; Tommasi, Mariano
This paper introduces preliminary evidence from a cross-country database of policy characteristics and potential uses of that database. While most databases have emphasized either the content of…
Dec 2008
Author(s): García Prado, Ariadna; Panopoulou, Giota
The introduction of mandatory health insurance in developing countries is often questioned because of the difficulties in enrolling self-employed workers, who represent a segment of the labor force…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Winder, Natalia; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This study analyzes social mobility and human capital accumulation among ethnic minorities in Mexican urban areas, exploring changes in educational attainment and labor market status and using panel…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Staples, Brian Rankin
Presentation made during the REGIONAL POLICY DIALOGUE CARIBBEAN SUB-REGIONAL MEETING ON AID FOR TRADE
Dec 2008
Author(s): Aldonas, Grant
Presentation made during the REGIONAL POLICY DIALOGUE CARIBBEAN SUB-REGIONAL MEETING ON AID FOR TRADE
Dec 2008
Author(s): Conhe, Koosiram
Dec 2008
Author(s): Coke-Hamilton, Pamela
Dec 2008
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This presentation is the IDB's Regional Review of Aid for Trade (Aft) policy. The presentation discusses challenges in the Caribbean; the trade policy reply of the EPA; specific supply side…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Ferroni, Marco
The purpose of this presentation is to propose a definition of the concept of social cohesion and an approach to measuring it. We proceed in two parts: Part I: Cumulative definition and measurement;…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Madrigal, Lucía
The formality status of a job is the most widely used indicator of job quality in developing countries. However, a number of studies argue that, at least for some workers, the informality status may…
Dec 2008
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia
This paper examines the effect of labor market opportunities on schooling and employment decisions in 12 urban areas in Argentina over 12 years, emphasizing the recession/crisis years of 1998-2002.…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Florez, Victoria
Esta investigación pretende cubrir esta brecha repasando la literatura relevante sobre los efectos distributivos de la liberalización comercial en América Latina. Más específicamente, el trabajo se…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Sicra, Ricardo
El objeto del informe es identificar y presentar una cuantificación de los costos que, una vez concluido el proceso de producción del bien de que se trate, enfrentan las empresas en la República…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Dussel Peters, Enrique
El aporte del documento se centra en los costos de transporte de las exportaciones mexicanas a Estados Unidos, hacia donde se concentra el 81.56% del comercio exterior mexicano.
Dec 2008
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Centro Cultural del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo se complace en presentar la cuarta edición de la Bienal Interamericana de Videoarte, acontecimiento que ha logrado mantener el considerable…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Sánchez Torres, Fabio
El objetivo general de este informe es describir la política y legislación sobre descentralización desde comienzos de los años noventa y analizar las tendencias y ciclos de los principales…