Mar 2006
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
This is the last version available of "Diasporas, Philanthropy and Hometown Associations: The Central American Experience". This paper looks at the experience of Hometown Associations (HTAs…
Apr 2005
Author(s): Cowan, Kevin; Micco, Alejandro; Mizala, Alejandra; Pagés, Carmen; Romaguera, Pilar; Bravo, David; Cerda, Rodrigo; García, Pablo M.; Landerretche, Oscar; Ramos, Joseph
A pesar de un crecimiento promedio del 2.7 %, entre el año 2000 y el año 2004, la tasa de desempleo promedio en Chile permaneció relativamente alta. La lenta respuesta del desempleo a la recuperación…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo; Pagés, Carmen; Panizza, Ugo; Stein, Ernesto H.
The Research Department of the IDB (RES) performs innovative, comparative research on the development issues of greatest concern to the region today. It generates a wide variety of products based on…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Alter, Sutia Kim
The purpose of this publication is to distill the concepts, trends, and best practices in social enterprise development developed through case studies into models and guidelines for building new…
Jan 1999
Author(s): Graham, Carol; Grindle, Merilee; Lora, Eduardo; Seddon Wallack, Jessica
This monograph is part of a larger investigation of the political economy of institutional reform in Latin America undertaken by the Latin American Research Network. It examines some hypotheses…
Apr 1998
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This report seeks to put the issue of poverty in practical terms of what we know about poverty and what can be done to eliminate it. The authors suggest that knowledge of the social condition of the…
May 1996
Author(s): Latin American and Caribbean Commission on Human Settlements; United Nations (UN); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The report presents a regional synopsis on the state of urban management in Latin America and the Caribbean for participants of the Second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II)…
May 1996
Author(s): Comisión Latinoamericana y del Caribe sobre Asentamientos Humanos; United Nations (UN); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El informe presenta una visión regional sobre la ciudad y la gestión urbana en América Latina y el Caribe a los participantes de la Segunda Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre los Asentamientos…
May 1996
Author(s): Sharman, Jeffrey M.
This monograph was written for the Judicial Reform Roundtable II held May 19-22, 1996 in Williamsburg, Virginia. It discusses the need for the rule of law and separation of powers; the need for…