Oct 2015
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad;Ardanaz, Martín;Armendáriz, Edna;Behrman, Jere R.;Berlinski, Samuel;Cristia, Julian P.;Flabbi, Luca;Hincapie, Diana;Jalmovich, Analía;Kagan, Sharon Lynn;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Pérez Expósito, Ana;Schady, Norbert
Child well-being matters for both ethical and economic reasons as children who flourish in the early years are more likely to become healthy, productive citizens later in life. This year's…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad;Ardanaz, Martín;Armendáriz, Edna;Behrman, Jere R.;Berlinski, Samuel;Cristia, Julian P.;Flabbi, Luca;Hincapie, Diana;Jalmovich, Analía;Kagan, Sharon Lynn;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Pérez Expósito, Ana;Schady, Norbert
El bienestar infantil es importante tanto por razones éticas como económicas porque los niños que prosperan en los primeros años tienen más probabilidad de volverse ciudadanos productivos y…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad;Ardanaz, Martín;Armendáriz, Edna;Behrman, Jere R.;Berlinski, Samuel;Cristia, Julian P.;Flabbi, Luca;Hincapie, Diana;Jalmovich, Analía;Kagan, Sharon Lynn;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Pérez Expósito, Ana;Schady, Norbert
O bem-estar infantil é importante tanto por razões éticas como económicas porque as crianças que se desenvolvem nos primeiros anos são mais propensos a se tornarem cidadãos produtivos e saudáveis no…
Dec 2014
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio;Foditsch, Nathalia
Broadband is key to inclusive growth. It contributes substantially to socialand economic development in the areas of job creation, business investment, and online services, among others. Several…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;United Nations;Organization of American States
This document represents a contribution made by the Tripartite Committee comprising the Organization of American States (OAS), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Economic Commission…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Castro, Jaime;Lavagna, Roberto;De la Cruz, Rafael;Campbell, Tim;Maluquer i Amorôs, Salvador;Tarrach i Colls, Anna;Williams, Anthony;Stein, Ernesto H.;Pio Júnior, Álvaro;Herrera, Víctor Manuel;González Anaya, José Antonio;Chávez, Roberto;Cobo Mayoral, Rosa;Ahmad, Ehtisham;MacLean Abaroa, Ronald;García-Escribano, Mercedes;Campo, María Fernanda;Brandazza, Daniela;Pires, Júlio Ribeiro;Silva, Mauricio;Navarro, Juan Carlos;McCallion, Hazel;Marcel, Mario;Ortíz, Fabiola;Shah, Anwar;Wiesner Durán, Eduardo;Almeida, Fernanda
América Latina se está descentralizando. Cada vez más recursos y un mayor poder de decisión están pasando desde los gobiernos centrales hacia el nivel local. Este naciente panorama político,…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Calderón, César;Casacuberta, Carlos;Castro, Lucio;Cravino, Javier;Feenstra, Robert C.;Freund, Caroline;Gandelman, Néstor;Hanson, Gordon H.;Kee, Hiau Looi;Lederman, Daniel;Olarreaga, Marcelo;Özden, Çaglar;Perry, Guillermo;Robertson, Raymond;Saslavsky, Daniel;Soloaga, Isidro
The economic successes of China and India are viewed with admiration but also with concern because of the effects that the growth of these Asian economies may have on the Latin American and Caribbean…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Schejtman, Alexander;Berry, Albert;Sala-i-Martin, Xavier;Berdegué, Julio A.;Florez, Victoria;Bardhan, Pranab;Giordano, Paolo
Understanding the complex relations between trade integration and poverty reduction is now a priority for Latin American policymakers. The chapters of this book, penned by eminent authors with a long…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Piazze, Ada Inés
Género y negocios se apoya en un fenómeno contundente del siglo XXI: las mujeres se han convertido en protagonistas del mercado laboral de todo el mundo. América Latina refrenda esta afirmación con…
May 2008
Author(s): Pardinas, Juan E.
El presente trabajo tiene como objetivo aportar una perspectiva sustentada en datos para el análisis del fenómeno de la inmigración mexicana y de las políticas adecuadas para atender este reto. 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 2007
Author(s): Gurgur, Tugrul;Narvarte Olivares, Leonardo;Hussmann, Karen;Gee, Jim;Transparencia Mexicana;Fleck Saibro, Ana Luiza;Zimmermann, Stephen;Sparrow, Malcolm K.;Robinson, Mary;Kassirer, Jerome P.;Bale, Harvey;Rey de Marulanda, Nohra;Akunyili, Dora;Rotta Castilla, Samuel;Transparencia Venezuela;Kaiser, Kai;Salazar, Roxana;Hodess, Robin;Mossialos, Elias;Kite, Eric;Azfar, Omar;Savedoff, William D.;Lindelow, Magnus;Vian, Taryn;Cohen, Jillian Clare;Kushnarova, Inna;Nussbaum, David;Dickinson, Clare;Transparencia por Colombia;Tobar, Andrés;Tayler, Liz;Sarles, Margaret;Graf Lambsdorff, Johann;Williams, John R.;González, Emilia;Gaál, Péter;Villoria, Manuel;Courtney, Roberto;Ng'ang'a, Nixon;Davaki, Konstantina;Allin, Sara;Tanui, Kipkoech;Rose, Richard;De Swardt, Cobus;Hofbauer, Helena;Mendes, Marcos José;Maytín Justiniani, Angélica;Urizar, Alejandro;Pou Munt Serrano, Guillermo
Este informe presenta una selección de estudios sobre transparencia y corrupción que abarcan desde la relación de la corrupción con los fenómenos socioeconómicos hasta los vínculos entre…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Murillo, Maria Victoria;Urízar H., Carmen;Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime;Menezes-Filho, Naercio Aquino;Ravina, Renato;Fachola, Gabriela;Sanguinetti, Juan;Pazello, Elaine;Kuhn, Peter;Lée, Sigfrido;Cassoni, Adriana;Torero, Máximo;Zegarra, Eduardo;Márquez, Gustavo;Ronconi, Lucas;Zylberstajn, Helio;Tommasi, Mariano;Labadie, Gastón J.;Chahad, Jose Paulo;Johnson, Susan
The subject of labor unions in Latin America provokes a variety of diverse and strongly held views. While some see unions as a way to protect workers' rights and ensure an equitable…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Maloney, William;Lederman, Daniel;Servén, Luis
Analyzing the experience of Mexico under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), 'Lessons from NAFTA' aims to provide guidance to Latin American and Caribbean countries considering…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Watanuki, Masakazu;Jank, Marcos Sawaya;Jales, Mário Queiroz de Monteiro;Azevedo, Paulo F.;Monteagudo, Josefina;Farina, Elizabeth;Robinson, Sherman;Chaddad, Fabio R.;Fuchsloch, Ian;Miranda, Sílvia Helena Galvão;Hathaway, Dale E.;Díaz-Bonilla, Eugenio;Kutas, Géraldine;Kerr, William A.;Orden, David;Depetris Guiguet, Edith;Burnquist, Heliosa Lee;Da Cunha Filho, Joaquim Henrique;Gardner, Bruce;Thomas, Marcelle;Gaisford, James D.;Barros, Geraldo Sant'Ana de Camargo;Bureau, Jean-Christophe;Cattaneo, Andrea
This book investigates key issues in regard to liberalization of agricultural trade in the Western Hemisphere, including potential scenarios for liberalization at the regional and multilateral levels…
Oct 2004
Author(s): Wegelin, Emiel;Rojas, Eduardo;Rodríquez Villaescusa, Eduardo
Este libro estudia las características del problema de la recuperación de áreas urbanas centrales, presentando distintas opciones de financiamiento y ejecución de programas de rehabilitación urbana.
Jan 2004
Author(s): Bianchi, Patrizio;Kantis, Hugo;Bacic, Miguel Juan;Suaznabar, Claudia;Studart, Rogerio;Vasconcelos, Luiz Antonio Teixeira;Moori Koenig, Virginia;Federico, Juan;Martínez, Julia;Parrilli, Mario Davide;Llisterri, Juan J.;Angelelli, Pablo;Baruj, Gustavo
This publication analyzes the profile of entrepreneurs and how they create high-growth businesses in 13 countries in Latin America, East Asia and southern Europe. It also offers case studies of…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Bianchi, Patrizio;Kantis, Hugo;Bacic, Miguel Juan;Suaznabar, Claudia;Studart, Rogerio;Vasconcelos, Luiz Antonio Teixeira;Moori Koenig, Virginia;Federico, Juan;Martínez, Julia;Parrilli, Mario Davide;Llisterri, Juan J.;Angelelli, Pablo;Baruj, Gustavo
Esta publicación analiza el perfil de los emprendedores y la forma en que ellos crean negocios de alto crecimiento en trece países de América Latina, el este de Asia y el sur de Europa. Asimismo,…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Castro, Claudio de Moura;Bernasconi, Andrés;Verdisco, Aimee;Levy, Daniel C.;Gomes, Candido;García, Norma M.;Regnier, Karla;Caruso, Luiz Antonio Cruz;Tigre, Paulo Bastos
This IDB book includes presentations from the international policy dialogue seminar entitled "New Options for Higher Education in Latin America: Lessons from the Community College Experience.…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Castro, Claudio de Moura;Bernasconi, Andrés;Verdisco, Aimee;Levy, Daniel C.;Gomes, Candido;García, Norma M.;Regnier, Karla;Caruso, Luiz Antonio Cruz;Tigre, Paulo Bastos
Los institutos técnicos superiores son instituciones educativas que ofrecen capacitación postsecundaria por medio de programas más cortos que los de las universidades. Este libro analiza las…