Feb 2022
Author(s): Cornick, Jorge;Frieden, Jeffry;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Stein, Ernesto H.
Few propositions in economics are as widely accepted as the theory of comparative advantage: If two countries have a comparative advantage in the production of different goods and services, trade can…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Pinto, Diana M.;Regalia, Ferdinando;Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo;Marín, Tania;Astorga, Ignacio;Máñez, Miguel Angel;Gutiérrez Alba, Gaudencio;Jaramillo Castell, Fabiola;Minué, Sergio;Muños Hernández, José Alberto;Reyes Morales, Hortensia;Ricaurte Cepeda, Melissa ;Santilli, Irene;Yépez Chamorro, María Clara;Cejas, Cintia ;Juárez Ramírez, Clara
Integrated Health Service Delivery Networks (IHSDN) based on primary health care (PHC) are the most promising solution for health systems to satisfy the health needs of the population and to address…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Pinto, Diana M.;Regalia, Ferdinando;Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo;Marín, Tania;Astorga, Ignacio;Máñez, Miguel Angel;Gutiérrez Alba, Gaudencio;Jaramillo Castell, Fabiola;Minué, Sergio;Muños Hernández, José Alberto;Reyes Morales, Hortensia;Ricaurte Cepeda, Melissa;Santilli, Irene;Yépez Chamorro, María Clara;Cejas, Cintia;Juárez Ramírez, Clara
Las redes integradas de prestación de servicios de salud (RISS) basadas en la atención primaria a la salud (APS) son la solución más prometedora para satisfacer las necesidades de la población y…
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…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Levy Algazi, Santiago
Why has an economy that has done so many things right failed to grow fast? Under-Rewarded Efforts traces Mexico’s disappointing growth to flawed microeconomic policies that have suppressed…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Levy Algazi, Santiago
Why has an economy that has done so many things right failed to grow fast? Under-Rewarded Efforts traces Mexico’s disappointing growth to flawed microeconomic policies that have suppressed…
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…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Fretes Cibils, Vicente;Ter-Minassian, Teresa;Scrofina, J. Sebastián;Ortega, Federico;Ríos, Germán;Rasteletti, Alejandro;Ramírez Verdugo, Arturo;Pineda, Emilio;Martínez-Vázquez, Jorge;Sepúlveda, Cristián;Canavire-Bacarreza, Gustavo;Zenteno, Jannet;España Eljaiek, Irina;Sánchez Torres, Fabio;Brosio, Giorgio;Templado, Ivana;Moskovits, Cynthia;Cristini, Marcela;Auguste, Sebastián;Artana, Daniel
This book analyzes the reasons for lackluster performance selected Latin American countries in mobilizing subnational own-source revenues and explores policy options to increase these revenues as…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Fretes Cibils, Vicente;Ter-Minassian, Teresa;Scrofina, J. Sebastián;Ortega, Federico;Ríos, Germán;Rasteletti, Alejandro;Ramírez Verdugo, Arturo;Pineda, Emilio;Martínez-Vázquez, Jorge;Sepúlveda, Cristián;Canavire-Bacarreza, Gustavo;Zenteno, Jannet;España Eljaiek, Irina;Sánchez Torres, Fabio;Brosio, Giorgio;Templado, Ivana;Moskovits, Cynthia;Cristini, Marcela;Auguste, Sebastián;Artana, Daniel
Este libro analiza las razones de desempeño mediocre de países seleccionados de América Latina en la movilización de ingresos propios subnacionales y explora las opciones de política para aumentar…
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…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos;Lafuente, Mariano;Sanginés, Mario;Schuster, Christian;Echebarría, Koldo;Longo, Francisco;Strazza, Luciano;Iacoviello, Mercedes
This book focuses on civil service reform within the central administration in Latin America. It analyzes updated versions of the country assessments carried out by the Inter-American Development…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos;Lafuente, Mariano;Sanginés, Mario;Schuster, Christian;Echebarría, Koldo;Longo, Francisco;Strazza, Luciano;Iacoviello, Mercedes
Este libro se enfoca en la reforma del Servicio Civil (empleo público de la administración central) en América Latina. Analiza diagnósticos actualizados de la calidad institucional de los sistemas de…
May 2014
Author(s): Giedion, Úrsula;Tristao, Ignez;Escobar, Liliana;Bitrán, Ricardo;Cañón, Oscar;Molins, Silvia;Alonso, Lucía;Fernández, Jorge;Panopoulou, Giota;González-Pier, Eduardo;Prieto, A. Lorena;Cid, Camilo;Montañez, Vilma;Sabignoso, Martín;Silva, Humberto;Curcio, Javier;Dinarte, Mauricio;Bolaño Prado, Luis
Guaranteeing the right to health care under equal conditions for all is a goal that every society desires to achieve, particularly in a region as unequal as Latin America and the Caribbean. Universal…
May 2014
Author(s): Giedion, Úrsula;Tristao, Ignez;Escobar, Liliana;Bitrán, Ricardo;Cañón, Oscar;Molins, Silvia;Alonso, Lucía;Fernández, Jorge;Panopoulou, Giota;González-Pier, Eduardo;Prieto, A. Lorena;Cid, Camilo;Montañez, Vilma;Sabignoso, Martín;Silva, Humberto;Curcio, Javier;Dinarte, Mauricio;Bolaño Prado, Luis
Garantizar el derecho a la salud en igualdad de condiciones para todos es una meta hacia la que toda sociedad quiere avanzar, máxime en una región tan desigual como América Latina y el Caribe. La…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano;Melguizo, Ángel;Pagés, Carmen
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has reduced its inequality and poverty, and is looking towards the future with greater optimism than in the past. As the region grows, new problems appear…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano;Melguizo, Ángel;Pagés, Carmen
América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) ha reducido su desigualdad y su pobreza, y enfrenta las próximas décadas con mayor optimismo que en el pasado. Conforme la región crece, aparecen nuevos problemas a…