Nov 2010
Author(s): Strand, Kyle;Busch, Joseph A.;Martinez, Aline;Mokate, Karen Marie
This presentation - given at Taxonomy Boot Camp 2010 - reports on the effort to integrate, merge and map the Bank's existing vocabularies to provide a common way to consistently classify…
Jan 2007
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo;Scartascini, Carlos;Payne, J. Mark;Daughters, Robert;Melo, Alberto;Echebarría, Koldo;Lora, Eduardo;Filc, Gabriel;Micco, Alejandro;Chong, Alberto E.;Panizza, Ugo;Benavides, Juan;Magaldi de Sousa, Mariana;Navarro, Juan Carlos;Márquez, Gustavo;Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos;Mesa-Lago, Carmelo;Harper, Leslie;Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés;Perusia, Juan Cruz
Latin America suffered a profound state crisis in the 1980s, which prompted not only the wave of macroeconomic and deregulation reforms known as the Washington Consensus, but also a wide variety of…
Feb 2006
Author(s): Melo, Alberto;Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés
This paper examines the evolution of productive development policies in Latin America in the last half century, with an emphasis on the post-reform period. The paper begins with a review of the…
May 2005
Author(s): López-Cálix, José R.;Melo, Alberto;Tinsley, Elaine;Calvo, Sara
The last Public Expenditure Review for Ecuador (PER) was produced in 1993. More than a decade later, the purpose of this report is to provide the Ecuadorian authorities with the World Bank's and…
Nov 2003
Author(s): Melo, Alberto
El presente documento evalúa la competitividad actual de Perú, que logró avances importantes durante la década de los 90 como resultado de reformas estructuras y el mejoramiento del manejo…
Oct 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier;Galindo, Arturo;Márquez, Gustavo;Daude, Christian;Melo, Alberto;Miller, Margaret;Jansson, Tor;Pagés, Carmen;Micco, Alejandro;Chong, Alberto E.;Székely, Miguel;Millán, Jaime;Lora, Eduardo;Stein, Ernesto H.;Pérez, Natalia
Competing in the world economy does not automatically boost a nation's productivity and restructure its economy. Such progress requires mobilizing capital, employment, technology and knowledge.…
Oct 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier;Galindo, Arturo;Márquez, Gustavo;Daude, Christian;Melo, Alberto;Miller, Margaret;Jansson, Tor;Pagés, Carmen;Micco, Alejandro;Chong, Alberto E.;Székely, Miguel;Millán, Jaime;Lora, Eduardo;Stein, Ernesto H.;Pérez, Natalia
Participar en la economía mundial no lleva necesariamente a elevar la productividad de una nación ni a reestructurar su economía. Estos cambios requieren movilizar capital, empleo, tecnología y…
Aug 2001
Author(s): Melo, Alberto
It is now widely recognized that we live in a knowledge-based economy; in fact, knowledge is the driving factor behind productivity growth. The share of knowledge-intensive sectors in the world…
Aug 2001
Author(s): Melo, Alberto
This survey of industrial policies in Latin American and the Caribbean makes two basic claims, namely: 1) that the late 1980s and the entire decade of the 1990s represented a transition from the…