Apr 2007
Author(s): Dixon, Jean
This presentation gives an overview of business development, competiveness and innovation in Jamaica. Fical and financial incentives, other types of incentives and support systems are discussed as…
Sep 2006
Author(s): Palamidessi, Mariano;Legarralde, Martín
This presentation was commissioned by the Education Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the 9th Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on November 8th and 9th, 2006. This presentation discusses the…
Aug 2006
Author(s): Cassidy, Thomas
This paper provides a review of the status of Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) in Latin American and the Caribbean. It includes a history of EMIS development efforts in the region; an…
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…
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): Westley, Glenn D.
This paper discusses microfinance institutions (MFIs) in the Caribbean. It argues that the reason they have lagged is fundamentally explained by factors internal to the MFIs, rather than external to…
Sep 2005
Author(s): Meeks Gardner, Julie
This presentation discusses the effects of violence in children as well as successful programs that worked to reduce child/youth violence in Jamaica. The presentation was prepared for the…
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): Barrett, Raphael D.;Lalta, Stanley
This paper describes the conceptualization, development and implementation of the National Health Fund in Jamaica. Established in 2003, the NHF provides direct assistance to patients for drug…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This Annual Report details the Bank's activities in environment and natural resources during 2002. In 2002, the IDB engaged in the preparation of its Environment Strategy, which set forth…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Tyler, Seth D.
This document provides an overview of environmental management priorities, achievements, and challenges in the Caribbean sub-region. It also provides some recommendations for sub-regional initiatives…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Tyler, Seth D.
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Medio Ambiente del Diálogo Regional de Política para la 1a Reunión "Hacia una Gestión Ambiental Eficaz", celebrada los días 4 y 5 de abril, 2002…
Jun 2001
Author(s): Repetto, Fabián;Sanguinetti, Juan
This paper was commissioned for the 1st Meeting of the Poverty Reduction and Social Protection Network held on June 11 and 12, 2001 in Washington, D.C. This paper is the initial systematization of…
Jun 2001
Author(s): Repetto, Fabián;Sanguinetti, Juan
El presente trabajo constituye una primera sistematización de las respuestas al Cuestionario sobre Programas de Protección Social y Combate a la Pobreza en América Latina y el Caribe, elaborado por…
Jan 2001
Author(s): Castillo-Ruiz, Paz
El objetivo de este folleto es informar y sistematizar los conocimientos obtenidos durante visitas realizadas a Finlandia, Suecia y Noruega con el fin de conocer proyectos exitosos en el tratamiento…
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): Inter American Development Bank
This Annual Report details the Bank's activities in environment and natural resources during 1999. Overall in 1999, the Bank's environmental and natural resource activities were focused in…
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.