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…
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-…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Pinto, Diana M.;Tejerina, Luis;Guanais, Frederico C.;Regalia, Ferdinando;Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo;Anaya, Milagros;Marín, Tania;Vladislavovna Doubova, Svetlana;Rocha, Marcia;Schantz, Karolina;Moreno, Ralfh;Sánchez, María Deni;Harris, Donna Oretha;Pinzón, Leonardo
Most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) seek to reform their health systems so they can achieve universal coverage and improve health expenditure efficiency, while meeting citizens’…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Pinto, Diana M.;Tejerina, Luis;Guanais, Frederico C.;Regalia, Ferdinando;Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo;Anaya, Milagros;Marín, Tania;Vladislavovna Doubova, Svetlana;Rocha, Marcia;Schantz, Karolina;Moreno, Ralfh;Sánchez, María Deni;Harris, Donna Oretha;Pinzón, Leonardo
En la región de América Latina y Caribe (ALC), la mayoría de los países buscan reformar sus sistemas de salud para lograr la cobertura universal y mejorar la eficiencia de sus gastos sanitarios, al…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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): Ñopo, Hugo R.
This book presents a regional overview of gender and ethnic disparities in labor earnings during this last turn of the century. After this introduction, chapter 2 presents the methodology adopted by…