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…
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…
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-…
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…
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…
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…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana;Bos, María Soledad;Duarte, Jesús;Rondón, Carlos;Schady, Norbert;Verdisco, Aimee;Ñopo, Hugo R.;Moreno, Martín;Mizala, Alejandra;Gargiulo, Carlos;Severin, Eugenio;Capota, Christine;Rosero Moncayo, José;Pérez Alfaro, Marcelo;Sánchez Cobo, Fernando;Bassi, Marina;Santiago, Ana;Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Chemello, Graciela;Cabrol, Marcelo;Székely, Miguel
¿Es posible mejorar la calidad de la educación en América Latina y el Caribe? Según los expertos autores de estas páginas, hay soluciones pero no atajos: se trata de comenzar de cero y de apuntalar…