Feb 2022
Author(s): Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo;Musacchio, Aldo;Hosein, Roger;Wagner, Rodrigo;Pan, Carolina;Yu, Fernando; Park, Yery;Gookool, Rebeca;Escobar, Bernardita;La Cruz, Tamira;Araya, Sergio;Figueroa, Camila;Rosso, Lucas
This book examines the role of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in contributing to the fiscal instability of the Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago (CCB6), with the…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether;Schwartz, Moises;Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo;Silvani, Carlos;Ospina, Laura;Fajgenbaum, Jose;Loser, Claudio;Mooney, Henry;Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol;Rosenblatt, David;Ter-Minassian, Teresa;Ossowski, Rolando;Giles Álvarez, Laura;Gauto, Victor;Khadan, Jeetendra;Zegarra, Maria Alejandra;De Haan, Jakob;Rojas-Suárez, Liliana;Beck, Thorsten
This volume focuses on economic institutions defined as rules and organizational arrangements that, if they govern the design and implementation of fiscal and monetary policies, can better align…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Musacchio, Aldo;Pineda, Emilio;Huber, John;Jara, Mauricio;Kim, Hyungon;Ter-Minassian, Teresa;Wagner, Rodrigo
The situation of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean continues to be dire. This book uses an original database of SOE performance that shows that every year about one-…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Pinto, Diana M.;Tejerina, Luis;Guanais, Frederico C.;Regalia, Ferdinando;Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo;Anaya, Milagros;Marín, Tania;Vladislavovna Doubova, Svetlana;Rocha, Marcia;Schantz, Karolina;Moreno, Ralfh;Sánchez, María Deni;Harris, Donna Oretha;Pinzón, Leonardo
Most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) seek to reform their health systems so they can achieve universal coverage and improve health expenditure efficiency, while meeting citizens’…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Pinto, Diana M.;Tejerina, Luis;Guanais, Frederico C.;Regalia, Ferdinando;Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo;Anaya, Milagros;Marín, Tania;Vladislavovna Doubova, Svetlana;Rocha, Marcia;Schantz, Karolina;Moreno, Ralfh;Sánchez, María Deni;Harris, Donna Oretha;Pinzón, Leonardo
En la región de América Latina y Caribe (ALC), la mayoría de los países buscan reformar sus sistemas de salud para lograr la cobertura universal y mejorar la eficiencia de sus gastos sanitarios, al…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Armijo, Marianela;Cuesta, Juan Pablo;Feinstein, Osvaldo Néstor;García López, Roberto;García Moreno, Mauricio;Kaufmann, Jorge;Makón, Marcos Pedro;Pimenta, Carlos;Sanginés, Mario;Sanín Ángel, Héctor;Santiso, Carlos;Urra, Francisco Javier;Varea, Marco
Improving public services, using State resources efficiently, and managing State agencies effectively have been ongoing concerns of Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) governments since the beginning…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Armijo, Marianela;Cuesta, Juan Pablo;Feinstein, Osvaldo Néstor;García López, Roberto;García Moreno, Mauricio;Kaufmann, Jorge;Makón, Marcos Pedro;Pimenta, Carlos;Sanginés, Mario;Sanín Ángel, Héctor;Santiso, Carlos;Urra, Francisco Javier;Varea, Marco
Mejorar los servicios públicos, usar de manera eficiente los recursos y gestionar de forma efectiva las instituciones del Estado ha sido una preocupación constante de los gobiernos de América Latina…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Blanco Blanco, Andrés;Fretes Cibils, Vicente;Muñoz Miranda, Andrés;Gilbert, Alan;Webb, Steven;Reese, Eduardo;Almansi, Florencia;Del Valle, Julieta;Pasternak, Suzana;Brain, Isabel;Mora, Pía;Sabatini, Francisco;Torres Ramírez, Jorge Enrique;Vance, Irene;McHardy, Pauline;Salazar, Clara;Puebla, Claudia;Ponce, Gabriela;Flores, René;Calderón Cockburn, Julio;Chiavone, Irene;Macellaro, Miguel;Silvera, Adriana;Kim, Jeongseob
This book highlights the importance of renting and its potential to help solve the most pressing housing problems in Latin America and the Caribbean. Currently, 1 in 5 households in the region rent…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Blanco Blanco, Andrés;Fretes Cibils, Vicente;Muñoz Miranda, Andrés;Gilbert, Alan;Webb, Steven;Reese, Eduardo;Almansi, Florencia;Del Valle, Julieta;Pasternak, Suzana;Brain, Isabel;Mora, Pía;Sabatini, Francisco;Torres Ramírez, Jorge Enrique;Vance, Irene;McHardy, Pauline;Salazar, Clara;Puebla, Claudia;Ponce, Gabriela;Flores, René;Calderón Cockburn, Julio;Chiavone, Irene;Macellaro, Miguel;Silvera, Adriana;Kim, Jeongseob
Esta investigación muestra la importancia del alquiler y su potencial en la solución de los principales problemas habitacionales. En la actualidad, 1 de cada 5 hogares de la región alquila su…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.
This book presents a regional overview of gender and ethnic disparities in labor earnings during this last turn of the century. After this introduction, chapter 2 presents the methodology adopted by…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Ellis, Amanda N.;Orlando, María Beatriz;Muñoz Boudet, Ana Maria;Piras, Claudia;Reimao, Maira;Cutura, Jozefina;Frickenstein, Judith;Perez, Ane;De Castro, Orsi
Entrepreneurship contributes to a vibrant private sector and can stimulate broader economic growth. Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have experienced an important growth of…
Jan 2010
Author(s): García Moreno, Mauricio;García López, Roberto
Results-based management (RBM) is a public management strategy that involves decision making based on reliable information regarding the effects of governmental actions on society. It has been…
Jan 2010
Author(s): García Moreno, Mauricio;García López, Roberto
La Gestión para Resultados (GpR) es una estrategia de gestión pública que conlleva tomar decisiones sobre la base de información confiable acerca de los efectos que la acción gubernamental tiene en…
Jan 2007
Author(s): Venables, Anthony J.;Maloney, William;Kokko, Ari;Bravo Ortega, Claudio;Lederman, Daniel;Rigobón, Roberto;De Gregorio, José;Czelusta, Jesse;Jayasuriya, Shamila A.;Blomström, Magnus;Xu, L. Colin;Ludema, Rodney;Manzano, Osmel;Martin, Will;Cuddington, John T.;Wright, Gavin
'Natural Resources: Neither Course nor Destiny' brings together a variety of analytical perspectives, ranging from econometric analyses of economic growth to historical studies of…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Artana, Daniel;Osambela Zavala, Emilio;Thomas, Desmond;Zahler, Roberto;Downes, Andrew S.;Paredes Molina, Ricardo D.;Naranjos Lander, Martin;Handa, Ashu
Revitalizing the Jamaican Economy: Policies for Sustained Growth aims to improve our understanding of the constraints to social and economic development in Jamaica. It also proposes practical…
Jan 2002
Author(s): Tsang, Mun C.;Fryer, Michelle;Arevalo, Gregorio
Many Caribbean nations are embracing knowledge-based and skill-intensive industries to expand their economies. The goal is to boost the competitiveness and productivity of the region's people…
Jan 2001
Author(s): Levine, Ruth;Glassman, Amanda;Schneidman, Miriam
This report represents the collaborative effort of three partners: the World Bank, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). This book explores…
Jan 2001
Author(s): Levine, Ruth;Glassman, Amanda;Schneidman, Miriam
En el presente estudio se analizan las tendencias y diferencias que muestra la salud de la mujer en América Latina. Se presentan algunos ejemplos de buenas prácticas de ejecución y financiamiento de…
Jan 2000
Author(s): Vargas, Humberto;Useche de Brill, Inés;Zapata, Juan Antonio;Altobelli, Laura C.;Vásquez, Paciente;Díaz, Julieta;Caldera Pietri, Andrés;Solís, Esperanza;Volpi, Vario;Navarro, Zander;Gómez Calcaño, Luis;Villanueva, Mariadela;Virtuoso, Fernando José;Correa López, Ana María;Cavallieri, Fernando;Griffith, Jean D.;Allegretti, María Helena;Aguilar Valenzuela, Rubén;Donoso, Isable;Arroyo, Daniel;Espino, José A.;Jarquín Calderon, Edmundo;Komora, Carlos Alberto;Oliveira, João Batista Araujo e;Ossa Escobar, Carlos;Mascareño, Carlos;Vispo Bastón, Enrique;Jacinto, Claudia;Pérez-Calle, Francisco;Aceña de Fuentes, María del Carmen;Jacir de Lovo, Ana Evelyn;Caballero, Alvaro Colom;Stein, Alfredo;Espeut, Peter
Esta publicación tiene por objeto establecer, empíricamente, la complementariedad entre el Estado y la sociedad civil en el marco de las políticas sociales y la lucha contra la pobreza.
Jan 1999
Author(s): Gonzales de Olarte, Efraín;Larraín, Soledad;Strouss de Samper, Jacquin;Shifter, Michael;Schieck, Elaine;Poppe, Patricia;Buvinic, Mayra;Cervantes Islas, Francisco;Quesada, Charo;Orlando, María Beatriz;Jaffe, Peter;Lozano Ascencio, Rafael;Suderman, Marlies;Suárez, Elena M.;Macauley, Margarette May;Valdez, Enrique;Villanueva, Zarela;Morrison, Andrew;Granados Shiroma, Marcela;Da Rocha, Martha Mesquita;Lozano, Rafael;Gavilano Llosa, Pilar
Too Close to Home is a collection of essays by international authorities ranging from psychologists and doctors to economists and communication experts. Several authors analyze the economic and…