Apr 2007
Author(s): Arias, Esteban
Esta presentación trata sobre el sector ciencia y tecnológica en Costa Rica. Se describen los antecedentes y los organismos que lo conforman. Además, se exponen los diferentes fondos que existen y a…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Martínez Franzoni, Juliana
El presente estudio constituye un aporte al debate para una seguridad social más equitativa en los países de la región. Los resultados de esta investigación evidencian la necesidad de fortalecer los…
Jun 2006
Author(s): Hifab International AB
The purpose of this study is to document and give deeper substance to the link between math and science achievement and the economic performance of firms in the information and communications…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.;Tejerina, Luis
This working paper analyzes the topics that usually arise from systematic reviews of poverty reduction programs programs and initiates a discussion about them. All evaluations included in the review…
Feb 2006
Author(s): Petrei, Humberto;Trejos, Juan Diego;Thompson Chacón, Eric
El objetivo de este trabajo es estudiar la gestión pública social para formular propuestas a fin de mejorar la administración, focalización y el orden de prioridades de los gastos sociales. Con ello…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Lund, Frances;Duryea, Suzanne;Puentes, Esteban;Morrison, Andrew;Tenjo Galarza, Jaime;Ureta, Manuelita;Contreras, Dante;Cox Edwards, Alejandra;Deutsch, Ruthanne;Ribero Medina, Rocío;Barrientos, Armando;Piras, Claudia;Bernat Díaz, Luisa Fernanda;Rau, Tomás;Benería, Lourdes;Ñopo, Hugo R.
"Women at Work: Challenges for Latin America" presents a series of empirical studies that use household survey data from Latin America to analyze trends in female labor force participation…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Lund, Frances;Duryea, Suzanne;Puentes, Esteban;Morrison, Andrew;Tenjo Galarza, Jaime;Ureta, Manuelita;Contreras, Dante;Cox Edwards, Alejandra;Deutsch, Ruthanne;Ribero Medina, Rocío;Barrientos, Armando;Piras, Claudia;Bernat Díaz, Luisa Fernanda;Rau, Tomás;Benería, Lourdes;Ñopo, Hugo R.
"Mujeres y trabajo en América Latina: Desafíos para las políticas laborales" reseña los avances realizados por las mujeres de la región en el mercado laboral y los desafíos que tienen por…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Flaño Calderón, Nicolás;Piazze, Ada Inés;Zovatto G., Daniel;Varela-Erasheva, Marcelo;Barahona, Manuel A.;Gallardo, Roberto;Sojo, Carlos;De Bográn, María Antonieta;Cárleton Corrales, José;Toranzo Roca, Carlos;Sagasti, Francisco;Prada, Fernando
En 1996, el BID junto a la Corporación Justicia y Democracia de Chile, presidida por el ex presidente Patricio Aylwin, dio inicio al Proyecto Regional Diálogo de Política Social (DPS) o Iniciativa…
Oct 2005
Author(s): Cifuentes, Luis A.;Krupnick, Alan J.;O'Ryan, Raúl;Toman, Michael
Health problems due to poor air quality have been among the main environmental concerns in Mexico City, Santiago, Bogotá, Sao Paulo, Lima, Quito among other cities in the region. This study provides…
Sep 2005
Author(s): García Q., Ana Isabel
La presentación toma como punto de partida estudios sobre la violencia intrafamiliar (VIF) de Costa Rica, Centroamérica y América Latina. Se estudian los logros y las limitaciones de diferentes…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Cardona, Omar D.
This report describes the application in 12 countries of a system of four indicators that measure the potential impact of natural hazards, the key element of those countries' vulnerability, and…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This third edition of Investing in Gender Equality presents IDB projects that exemplify good work in the integration of gender considerations in their design. The 18 projects included in this edition…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Bianchi, Patrizio;Kantis, Hugo;Bacic, Miguel Juan;Suaznabar, Claudia;Studart, Rogerio;Vasconcelos, Luiz Antonio Teixeira;Moori Koenig, Virginia;Federico, Juan;Martínez, Julia;Parrilli, Mario Davide;Llisterri, Juan J.;Angelelli, Pablo;Baruj, Gustavo
This publication analyzes the profile of entrepreneurs and how they create high-growth businesses in 13 countries in Latin America, East Asia and southern Europe. It also offers case studies of…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Bianchi, Patrizio;Kantis, Hugo;Bacic, Miguel Juan;Suaznabar, Claudia;Studart, Rogerio;Vasconcelos, Luiz Antonio Teixeira;Moori Koenig, Virginia;Federico, Juan;Martínez, Julia;Parrilli, Mario Davide;Llisterri, Juan J.;Angelelli, Pablo;Baruj, Gustavo
Esta publicación analiza el perfil de los emprendedores y la forma en que ellos crean negocios de alto crecimiento en trece países de América Latina, el este de Asia y el sur de Europa. Asimismo,…
Apr 2003
Author(s): Guaipatín, Carlos
El presente informe constituye un intento de conocer en detalle las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas y una muestra del interés por desarrollar un Observatorio de la Mipyme para Latinoamérica. Se…
Aug 2002
Author(s): Deutsch, Ruthanne;Morrison, Andrew;Piras, Claudia;Ñopo, Hugo R.
Latin America has the dubious distinction of being the region with the highest level of occupational segregation in the world. In this context, this study poses four important questions. Has…
May 2002
Author(s): Wolff, Laurence;Schiefelbein, Ernesto;Schiefelbein, Paulina
This paper asks a deceptively simple question. After over a decade of concern about and investment in primary education, what have been the results and how much further does the region need to go…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Pratt, Lawrence;Girot, Pascal O.
This executive profile summarized here identifies the great environmental challenges of the Mesoamerican region, highlights the achievements of the last decade, and points out the future course that…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Pratt, Lawrence;Girot, Pascal O.
El perfil ejecutivo que aquí se presenta identifica los grandes retos ambientales de la región de Mesoamérica, destaca los logros de la década pasada y señala los derroteros futuros que guíen los…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Pratt, Lawrence;Girot, Pascal O.
The countries in Mesoamerica have achieved major advances in the field of environmental management over the last ten years. Both Mexico and the Central American nations have put a whole series of…