May 2005
Author(s): López-Cálix, José R.;Melo, Alberto;Tinsley, Elaine;Calvo, Sara
The last Public Expenditure Review for Ecuador (PER) was produced in 1993. More than a decade later, the purpose of this report is to provide the Ecuadorian authorities with the World Bank's and…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Slack, Enid;Cuadrado-Roura, Juan R.;Fernández Güell, José Miguel;Rojas, Eduardo;Bird, Richard;Klink, Jeroen;Lefévre, Christian;Subirats, Joan;Brugué, Quim;Monzón, Andrés;Etchegaray, Alberto
Throughout the twentieth century, there was a notable population shift in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, from rural living situations to urban centers. In 2000 there were 49 cities…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Slack, Enid;Cuadrado-Roura, Juan R.;Fernández Güell, José Miguel;Rojas, Eduardo;Bird, Richard;Klink, Jeroen;Lefévre, Christian;Subirats, Joan;Brugué, Quim;Monzón, Andrés;Etchegaray, Alberto
Una de las características más destacadas del desarrollo reciente de América Latina es el alto grado de urbanización de su población y la emergencia de un gran número de ciudades con características…