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 2020
Author(s): Bonvecchi, Alejandro;Scartascini, Carlos
This book combines an institutional political economy approach to policy making with social network analysis of social policy formulation processes. Based on extensive interviews with governmental…
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…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz;Masson, Malaika;Walter, Martin;Quiroz, Juan Carlos;Manzano, Osmel;Ross, Michael;Lowe, Heather A.;Brathwaite, Rhea;Jarquín, María José;Kyle, Jordan;Greene, Tira;Regis, Mark;Arisi, Diego;González Espinosa, Ana Carolina;Ardanaz, Martín;Balza, Lenin;Espinasa, Ramón;Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Valverde Martínez, Pablo
During the last decade, the Latin American and Caribbean region has experienced unprecedented natural resources abundance. This book highlights how transparency can help realize the benefits and…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz;Masson, Malaika;Walter, Martin;Quiroz, Juan Carlos;Manzano, Osmel;Ross, Michael;Lowe, Heather A.;Brathwaite, Rhea;Jarquín, María José;Kyle, Jordan;Greene, Tira;Regis, Mark;Arisi, Diego;González Espinosa, Ana Carolina;Ardanaz, Martín;Balza, Lenin;Espinasa, Ramón;Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Valverde Martínez, Pablo
Durante la última década, la región de América Latina y el Caribe ha experimentado una abundancia sin precedentes por sus recursos naturales. Este libro pone de relieve cómo la transparencia puede…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz;Masson, Malaika;Walter, Martin;Quiroz, Juan Carlos;Manzano, Osmel;Ross, Michael;Lowe, Heather A.;Brathwaite, Rhea;Jarquín, María José;Kyle, Jordan;Greene, Tira;Regis, Mark;Arisi, Diego;González Espinosa, Ana Carolina;Ardanaz, Martín;Balza, Lenin;Espinasa, Ramón;Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Valverde Martínez, Pablo
During the last decade, the Latin American and Caribbean region has experienced unprecedented natural resources abundance. This book highlights how transparency can help realize the benefits and…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz;Masson, Malaika;Walter, Martin;Quiroz, Juan Carlos;Manzano, Osmel;Ross, Michael;Lowe, Heather A.;Brathwaite, Rhea;Jarquín, María José;Kyle, Jordan;Greene, Tira;Regis, Mark;Arisi, Diego;González Espinosa, Ana Carolina;Ardanaz, Martín;Balza, Lenin;Espinasa, Ramón;Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Valverde Martínez, Pablo
Durante la última década, la región de América Latina y el Caribe ha experimentado sin precedentes abundancia de recursos naturales. Este libro pone de relieve cómo la transparencia puede ayudar a…
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 2009
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo;Jaramillo, Fidel;Agosin, Manuel R.;Sánchez, Gabriel;Butler, Inés;Blyde, Juan S.;Pinheiro, Armando Castelar;Daude, Christian;Cueva Armijos, Simón;Albornoz, Vicente;Avellán, Leopoldo;Artana, Daniel;Auguste, Sebastián;Cuevas, Mario;Hausmann, Ricardo;Klinger, Bailey;Bolaños Zamora, Rodrigo;Delgado Quesada, Félix;Moya, Ramiro;Sookram, Sandra;Watson, Patrick
Why are growth rates in Latin America so disappointing? This book reviews the results of an ambitious research project to determine the binding constraints to growth, that is, the barrier whose…
Nov 2007
Author(s): Ogliastri, Enrique;Leguizamón, Francisco A.;Guzmán, Julio;González, Connie J.;Ickis, John C.;Hernández Salazar, Mariella;Flores, Juliano;Cortés, Cristián;Caballero, Karina;Vives, Antonio;Pratt, Lawrence;Petry, Imre;Schroeder, Kira;Scharf, Regina;Peinado-Vara, Estrella
En los últimos años, el tema de la responsabilidad social de la empresa (RSE) ha adquirido gran relevancia en el mundo entero y en particular en los países de América Latina y del Caribe. Esta…
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…
Jun 2006
Author(s): Artana, Daniel;Thomas, Wendell;Rojas-Suárez, Liliana;Navajas, Fernando;Bour, Juan Luis;Vignoles, Christopher;Brown, Dennis;Jaramillo, Fidel;Omar, Deryck;Balgobin, Rolph;Jessen, Anneke;Elías, Carlos;St. Catherine, Edwin;Rodríguez, Camila;Henry, Ralph;Rajack-Talley, Ann;Cortázar, René;Rabkin, David;Fairbanks, Michael;Escobari, Marcela
The topics covered in the chapters of the report were presented and discussed in a conference organized by the IDB in Port of Spain on July 13th, 2004. After more than a decade of economic growth and…
Jul 2004
Author(s): Mokate, Karen Marie;Rey de Marulanda, Nohra;Tantiwiramanond, Darunee;Valdés, Teresa;Osawa, Mari;Guiza, Edel C.;Blondet, Cecilia;Vargas, Regina;Katjasungkana, Nursyahbani;Chiarotti, Marcela;Pile, Stephanie;Buvinic, Mayra;Roza, Vivian;Rodrigues, Almira;Pandey, Shashi;Ganga, Sharda;Truong, Thanh-Dam;Bonilla-Castro, Elssy;Kim, Yanghee
This publication is the fourth in a series that documents experiences in different dimensions of social development and social policy issues in Latin America, the Caribbean and East and Southeast…
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.