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-…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.;Cornick, Jorge;Fernández-Arias, Eduardo;Rivas, Gonzalo
Productive development policies (PDPs) are notoriously hard. They involve a daunting level of technical detail, require public-private collaboration, are in constant danger of capture, and demand…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo;Sabel, Charles;Stein, Ernesto H.;Trejos, Alberto
It takes two to tango. Strong public-private collaboration is key for discovering and implementing effective productive development policies to bring out the best in existing economic activities and…
May 2016
Author(s): Boneu, Franco;Alfaro Serrano, David;Maffioli, Alessandro;Pietrobelli, Carlo;Stucchi, Rodolfo;Casaburi, Gabriel;Castillo, Victoria;Figal Garone, Lucas;Giuliani, Elisa;Giuliodori, David;Matta, Andrés;Pittaluga, Lucía;Rodríguez, Alejandro;Rojo, Sofía
Do cluster development programs work? Do they fundamentally encourage the essential inter-firm linkages and coordination? Do they lead to innovation and productivity, enterprise development, larger…
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…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano;Melguizo, Ángel;Pagés, Carmen
América Latina e Caribe (ALC) reduziram sua desigualdade e sua pobreza e enfrentarão as próximas décadas com maior otimismo do que no passado. Conforme a região cresce, aparecem novos problemas que…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Sabel, Charles;Sánchez, Gabriel;Butler, Inés;Rozemberg, Ricardo;Ruffo, Hernán;Arbeláez, María Angélica;Meléndez Arjona, Marcela;León, Nicolás;Da Rocha, Angela;Kury, Beatriz;Monteiro, Joana;Agosin, Manuel R.;Bravo Ortega, Claudio;Aragón, Edgar;Darzé, Alexandre;Bonelli, Regis;Pinheiro, Armando Castelar;Snoeck, Michele;Pittaluga, Lucía;Artopoulos, Alejandro;Friel, Daniel;Hallak, Juan Carlos
Export Pioneers in Latin America analyzes a series of case studies of successful new export activities throughout the region to learn how pioneers jump-start a virtuous process leading to economic…
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…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Watanuki, Masakazu;Durán Lima, José;Ludeña, Carlos E.;Alvarez, Mariano;De Miguel, Carlos;Wong, Sara;Arguello, Ricardo;Terra, María Inés;Bucheli, Marisa;Laens, Silvia;Estrades, Carmen;Chisari, Omar O.;Maquieyra, Javier;Romero, Carlos;Ferreira Filho, Joaquim Bento de Souza;Medvedev, Denis;van der Mensbrugghe, Dominique;Tourinho, Octávio Augusto Fontes;Kume, Honorio;Pedroso, Ana Cristina de Souza
This book contains a selection of studies discussed at the first and second Regional Meetings on Computable General Equilibrium, which were held, respectively, in Santiago, Chile on 13 and 14 April…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Ellis, Amanda N.;Orlando, María Beatriz;Muñoz Boudet, Ana Maria;Piras, Claudia;Reimao, Maira;Cutura, Jozefina;Frickenstein, Judith;Perez, Ane;De Castro, Orsi
Entrepreneurship contributes to a vibrant private sector and can stimulate broader economic growth. Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have experienced an important growth of…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian
Despite progress in communication technologies, lack of information still severely handicaps companies seeking to operate in international markets. Furthermore, the investments that these companies…
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…