Dec 2010
Author(s): Azevedo, Viviane;Bouillon, César P.
This article reviews evidence on intergenerational social mobility in Latin America. Results indicate that mobility is low in the Region. The evidence also suggests high levels of immobility at the…
Oct 2010
Author(s): Kohon, Jorge
El metro de Washington D.C. constituye un ejemplo emblemático y desarrollo de un sistema ferroviario. El propósito de esta Nota es describir y analizar la estrategia y las acciones de las autoridades…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Durante los últimos veinte años, el BID ha acompañado a los países de la región en la mejora de estándares de sanidad agropecuaria, los cuales se han convertido en un factor fundamental para mejorar…
Mar 2010
Author(s): Tello, Mario D.;Távara, José
This paper assesses the institutional setting and productive impact of selected productive development policies (PDPs), institutions, and programs implemented in Peru during the period 1990-2007. The…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor;Gandelman, Eduardo;Castillo, Marco;Cárdenas, Juan Camilo;Bravo, David;Sethi, Rajiv;Sanhueza, Claudia;Soruco, Ximena;Ñopo, Hugo R.;Rossi, Máximo;Elías, Víctor;Elías, Julio;Gaviria, Alejandro;Chong, Alberto E.;Polanía, Sandra;Petrie, Ragan;Piani, Giorgina;Torero, Máximo;Ronconi, Lucas;Rothschild, Julie;Urzúa, Sergio;Candelo, Natalia;Moro, Andrea
This book presents a set of studies on contemporary discrimination in Latin America that takes advantage of these new tools by focusing on social interactions that range from cooperation, group…
Jan 2010
Author(s): van Praag, Bernard M.S.;Gandelman, Néstor;Ferrer-i-Carbonell, Ada;Ham, Andrés;Lora, Eduardo;Tetaz, Martín;Medina, Carlos;Sanguinetti, Pablo;Cruces, Guillermo;Piani, Giorgina;Alcázar, Lorena;Powell, Andrew;Núñez, Jairo;Ferre, Zuleika;Andrade, Raúl;Robalino, Juan;Madrigal, Róger;Hall, Luis J.;Morales, Leonardo
A growing number of cities around the world have established systems for monitoring the quality of urban life. Many of those systems combine objective information with subjective opinions and cover a…