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CRISIS BANCARIAS CAUSAS COSTOS

Crisis Bancarias

Causas, Costos, Duración, Efectos y Opciones de Política

Series:
Política Fiscal
24 Mar 2000
Este trabajo analiza las crisis bancarias de un grupo de países del Hemisferio Occidental, Europa, Africa y Asia. El tema de las crisis bancarias ha cobrado particular relevancia en la literatura en los años recientes, debido a los altos costos que las mismas han tenido sobre la estabilidad macro...
PRELIM OVERVIEW ECON LAT AMER 1999

Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 1999

Series:
Preliminary Overview of the Economy of Latin America and the Caribbean
14 Apr 2000
In 1999, Latin America was once again influenced by the adverse international economic environment, which had a decisive impact on the countries' economic policies and performance. As a consequence of the continuing decline in the prices of non-fuel commodities together with unstable and deterior...
ACHIEVING EDUCATIONAL QUALITY

Achieving Educational Quality

What Schools Teach us - Learning from Chile's P900 Primary Schools

Series:
Desarrollo Productivo
24 Mar 2000
Education reform has been a major undertaking in Latin America in the 1990s. In Chile, the emphasis of reform is on improving the quality and equity of education in the public sector. This publication presents an analysis on the primary schools of Chile showing the lessons that can be learnt abou...
AUTORIDAD INTL LOS FONDOS

Autoridad Internacional de los Fondos Marinos, La

Un Nuevo Espacio para el Aporte del Grupo de Países Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (GRULAC)

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Recursos Naturales e Infraestructura
24 Mar 2000
Las negociaciones internacionales referidas a los recursos naturales son uno de los exponentes de las dimensiones ambientales de los procesos de globalización. La presente contribución procura facilitar el análisis del proceso negociador en la Autoridad Internacional de los Fondos Marinos y antic...
PERFIL DEL DEFICIT VIVIENDA CHILE

Perfil del Déficit de Vivienda en Chile; Un

Series:
Financiamiento del Desarrollo
14 Apr 2000
Este documento utiliza información de las encuestas de hogares y es el cuarto de una serie de estudios relacionados con el tema en cinco países de la región: Bolivia, Brasil, Colombia, Chile y Uruguay. Estos trabajos forman parte del Proyecto Conjunto CEPAL/Gobierno de Holanda 'Políticas financie...
EVALUACION SOBRE LAS FUENTES TERRE

Evaluación sobre las Fuentes Terrestres y Actividades que Afectan al Medio Marino, Costero y de Aguas Dulces Asociadas en la Región del Gran Caribe

Series:
Informes y Estudios del Programa de Mares Regionales del PNUMA
12 May 2000
La presente evaluación se preparó a solicitud de la Oficina de Coordinación del PAM y la Unidad de Coordinación Regional del Programa Ambiental del Caribe (UCR/PAC) para ayudar a los países de la región del Gran Caribe en sus esfuerzos por proteger el Medio Marino y lograr el desarrollo sustentab...
PROMOT ETHICS THE PUBLIC SERVICE

Promoting Ethics in Public Service

21 Jul 2000
This publication presents a series of papers written by experts on ethics in the public service. Although the papers were placed in the Brazilian context, they are relevant not only to Brazil but to other countries, in either introducing or making changes to their public service ethics management...
TRABAJO A TIEMPO PARCIAL EN CHILE

Trabajo a Tiempo Parcial en Chile, El

Constituye Empleo Precario? - Reflexiones desde la Perspectiva de Género

Series:
Mujer y Desarrollo
10 Mar 2000
La mundialización de la economía ha traído consigo diversos efectos sobre el empleo, dentro de los cuales se destacan los cambios en las estructuras de trabajo, abriendo paso a nuevas formas, 'atípicas' de empleo. Tales modalidades muchas veces son asociadas a una baja calidad de empleo, hasta el...
PART TIME WORK IN CHILE

Part Time Work in Chile

Is It Precarious Employment? Reflections from a Gender Perspective

Series:
Mujer y Desarrollo
10 Mar 2000
This study analyzes to what extent part-time work constitutes precarious employment and examines whether the precariousness of employment affected men as much as women. Part-time Work in Chile describes the effects of economic globalization on employment worldwide from a gender perspective and de...
FISCAL COVENANT STRENGTHS WEAK

The Fiscal Covenant

Strengths, Weaknesses, Challenges

25 Feb 2000
This publication summarizes the strengths, weaknesses and challenges presented by the new fiscal covenant, that is, the basic socio-political agreement that legitimizes the role of the State and establishes the areas and scope of government responsibility in the economic and social spheres. Fisca...
CEPAL REVIEW #67 04/1999

CEPAL Review No.67, April 1999

Series:
CEPAL Review
25 Feb 2000
Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetar...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #69 12/1999

Revista de la CEPAL No.69, Diciembre 1999

Series:
Revista de la CEPAL
1 Oct 1999
La Revista de la CEPAL es la publicación más importante para el estudio de las cuestiones relativas al desarrollo económico y social de América Latina y el Caribe, en cada número se abordan las tendencias económicas, la industrialización, la distribución de los ingresos, el desarrollo tecnológico...
ECON SURV LAT AMER 1998/99

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 1998-1999

Series:
Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
11 Feb 2000
This survey presents an overview of the regional economy and the economic performance in 1998 and the first half of 1999. It also offers individual country reports on the performance of the 20 countries of Latin America during 1998 and the first half of 1999. In addition, the Economic Survey of L...
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF TRADE LIB

Environmental Impacts of Trade Liberalization and Policies for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

A Case Study on Chile's Mining Sector

Series:
Trade Liberalisation and the Environment
24 Mar 2000
Recognizing the benefits of global trade, many of the world's developing countries and countries with economies in transition, have sought to actively participate in the global trading regime. Recently, however, the undesirable effect of environmental degradation has emerged as a result of rapid ...
ESTUDIO ECON AMER LATINA 1998/99

Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe, 1998-1999

Series:
Estudio Económico de América Latina y el Caribe
26 Nov 1999
El estudio se publica en un volumen único que consta de tres partes. La primera consiste en una síntesis, publicada además como separata, en la que se presenta una evaluación de la economía regional durante 1998 y el primer semestre de 1999. En los seis capítulos restantes se analiza el desempeño...
SOCIAL DIMENSIONS OF ECON DEV

Social Dimensions of Economic Development and Productivity

Inequality and Social Performance

Series:
Desarrollo Productivo
10 Dec 1999
Income and social inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean is extremely high and the performance of the social sector is inadequate. This publication addresses this issue focusing on such factors as education, poverty, demographics and culture.
MERCADOS TIERRAS RURALES BOLIVIA

Mercados de Tierras Rurales en Bolivia, Los

Series:
Desarrollo Productivo
10 Dec 1999
La Ley de 1996 crea la Comisión Agraria Nacional, la Superintendencia Agraria y la Judicatura Agraria, establece un proceso obligatorio de saneamiento de la propiedad agraria para regularizar los derechos de un plazo de diez años y ratifica el impuesto a la tierra, vigente desde 1986. Una de las ...
PRICE BASED CAPITAL ACCOUNT REGULA

Price-based Capital Account Regulations

The Colombian Experience

Series:
Financiamiento del Desarrollo
26 Nov 1999
This publication presents evidence on the effectiveness of regulations in Colombia since September 1993, when traditional exchange controls were replaced by price-based regulations.
GRUPOS FINANCIEROS ESPANOLES AMER

Grupos Financieros Españoles en América Latina

Una Estrategia Audaz en un Difícil y Cambiante Entorno Europeo

Series:
Desarrollo Productivo
29 Oct 1999
En los últimos años, los grandes grupos financieros españoles han estado enfrentados a profundos cambios en el ámbito, local, europeo e internacional. La liberalización y desregulación del sector en España, unido a la configuración del Mercado Unico Europeo, el proceso de Unión Económica Monetari...
ANN BULL STEEL STAT N AMER 1995/98

Annual Bulletin of Steel Statistics for Europe, America and Asia

10 Mar 2000
This Bulletin provides basic data on the development of steel production and trade, consumption and trade of raw materials, movements of scrap, consumption of energy in the steel industry and steel deliveries to consuming industries in European countries, Canada, the United States and Japan.
ECON SURV LAT AMER 1998/99 SUMMARY

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 1998-1999

Summary

Series:
Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean
12 Nov 1999
This summary provides an assessment of the Latin America and the Caribbean region's economy during 1998 and the first half of 1999. It presents an overview of each country's external sector, macroeconomic policy, activity levels, inflation, employment, saving and investment. The publication conta...
SOCIAL PANORAMA LAT AMER 1998

Social Panorama of Latin America 1998

Series:
Social Panorama of Latin America
29 Oct 1999
The Social Panorama examines the different dynamics of economic growth and their impact on employment and income. It also analyzes the role of transfers, variations in the cost of the basket of staple foods used by the poor and the household employment ration. In addition, it reviews the determin...
CEPAL REVIEW #66 12/1998

CEPAL Review No.66, December 1998

Series:
CEPAL Review
15 Oct 1999
Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetar...
CARIBBEAN ENVIRONMENT OUTLOOK

Caribbean Environment Outlook ORDER CANCELLED

1 Jan 2001
This report provides an overview of the state of the environment, focusing on the Caribbean. It review the policy responses including multilateral environmental agreements and regional and national policy initiatives already undertaken in the region. Western Indian Ocean also takes a look into th...
BASIN OF MEXICO CRITICAL ENV

Basin of Mexico, The

Critical Environmental Issues and Sustainability

Series:
Critical Environmental Regions
26 Nov 1999
The Basin of Mexico discusses the question of urban sustainability in Mexico City, one of the largest megacities on earth. The urban and demographic growth of the Basin of Mexico is of grave concern, not only because of the attendant socio-economic consequences but also because of the pressures t...
REVISTA DE LA CEPAL #68 08/1999

Revista de la CEPAL No.68, Agosto 1999

Series:
Revista de la CEPAL
1 Oct 1999
La Revista de la CEPAL es la publicación más importante para el estudio de las cuestiones relativas al desarrollo económico y social de América Latina y el Caribe, en cada número se abordan las tendencias económicas, la industrialización, la distribución de los ingresos, el desarrollo tecnológico...
STAT YRBK LATIN AMERICA 1998

Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 1998

Series:
Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean / Anuario estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe
10 Dec 1999
This Yearbook presents extensive statistical data at the regional and individual country levels for 33 Latin American and the Caribbean countries. It presents data on such areas as: population, national accounts, employment, social conditions, agriculture, industry, import-export goods and servic...
PERFIL DEL DEFICIT VIVIENDA COLOMB

Perfil del Déficit de Vivienda en Colombia, Un

Series:
Financiamiento del Desarrollo
1 Oct 1999
El diseño de una política de vivienda depende, entre otros factores, de estimaciones confiables de la magnitud de la discrepancia entre la cantidad de viviendas existentes y la totalidad de la población de un país (déficit cuantitativo) y de la medida en que las viviendas existentes cumplen con c...
STAT ROAD TRAFFIC ACCID EUROP 1999

Statistics of Road Traffic Accidents in Europe and North America

1 Oct 1999
This publication provides comparable data on causes, types and results of accidents in Europe, Canada and the United States. Data are organized by nature of accident and surroundings; accidents while under the influence of alcohol; and the number of persons killed or injured, by category or road ...
COSTA RICA: POLICIES AND CONDITION

Costa Rica

Policies and Conditions for Export Diversification

Series:
UNU/WIDER Working Papers
17 Sep 1999
Providing important lessons for developing and transition economies, this publication is a study of the capacity and adaptability of Costa Rica to increase its exports effectively. It surveys de-regulation, infrastructure investment, incentives and other integral areas that would carry Costa Rica...