Jun 2007
Author(s): O'Neill, John;Bartlett, Judith;Mignone, Javier
This paper presents some of the background research that contributed to the discussions within the Inter-American Development Bank's policy and strategy regarding indigenous health issues. The…
Jan 2007
Author(s): Galvani, Marina
This paper present examples of positive economic and social impacts of cultural projects and mentions an interpretation of the positive interaction between development and culture. Several best…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Pantanali, Carla;Benavides, Juan
Este informe incluye un análisis del rol de los subsidios en el sector eléctrico en América Latina. También, se incluye experiencias de algunos países de América Latina en materia de subsidios al…
Jun 2006
Author(s): Instituto Libertad y Democracia
El presente estudio forma parte de una serie de evaluaciones preliminares de la extralegalidad que se ha llevado a cabo en doce países de América Latina y el Caribe: Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia,…
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…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Manzetti, Luigi;Rufín, Carlos
This report examines the problems of theft, nonpayment and political opportunism in the aftermath of privatization by considering the recent experiences of four private utilities in Latin America…
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…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Piras, Claudia;Ripani, Laura
This study asks a simple question that has significant implications for gender equality. After decades of increasing female participation in the labor market, advances in the labor legislation and…
Oct 2005
Author(s): Cueto, Santiago
This paper discusses the links between empirical information and the development of educational policies in Latin America. The data presented in this paper comes from responses to a questionnaire…
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…
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): Bleviss, Deborah;BBG Group
The purpose of this report is to carry out for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) a strategic analysis of specific medium-sized cities in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region that…
Oct 2004
Author(s): Wegelin, Emiel;Rojas, Eduardo;Rodríquez Villaescusa, Eduardo
Este libro estudia las características del problema de la recuperación de áreas urbanas centrales, presentando distintas opciones de financiamiento y ejecución de programas de rehabilitación urbana.
Jun 2004
Author(s): Sáenz, María Victoria;Luna, Elba N.
This book presents but a few examples of the many Bank-financed productive activities carried out by the people of the region, and pays tribute to the women and men who, in their efforts to succeed,…
Jun 2004
Author(s): Sáenz, María Victoria;Luna, Elba N.
A fin de festejar los 25 años de apoyo ininterrumpido al sector de la microempresa en Latinoamérica y el Caribe, el BID ha querido hacer esta publicación en la cual se pretende resumir los…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Giorgio, Luis Alberto;Rivas, Carlos Gabriel
El presente documento presenta algunos de los aspectos más destacados referentes a los efectos del Nuevo acuerdo de capital de Basilea (NACB) sobre los sistemas financieros de América Latina y el…
Jul 2003
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This issue of Microenterprise Development Review examines using leasing in microfinance which is typically an unexplored instrument in Latin America and the Caribbean. Also discussed are the use of…
Jul 2003
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En la presente edición de Microempresa se examina el uso del arrendamiento financiero en las microfinanzas, un instrumento aún inexplorado en América Latina y el Caribe. También se analiza el uso de…