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Latin American entrepreneurs : many firms but little innovation : El emprendimiento en America Latina : muchas empresas y poca innovacion (Spanish)

Entrepreneurship is a fundamental driver of growth, development, and job creation. While Latin America and the Caribbean has a wealth of entrepreneurs, firms in the region, compared to those in other regions, are small in size and less likely to grow or innovate. ... See More +

Publication 83837 JUN 20, 2014

Lederman,Daniel; Messina Granovsky,Julian S.; Pienknagura,Samuel Jaime; Rigolini,Iamele P. English Disclosed

Latin American entrepreneurs : many firms but little innovation (English)

Entrepreneurship is a fundamental driver of growth, development, and job creation. While Latin America and the Caribbean has a wealth of entrepreneurs, firms in the region, compared to those in other regions, are small in size and less likely to grow or innovate. ... See More +

Publication 83837 JAN 01, 2014

Lederman,Daniel; Messina Granovsky,Julian S.; Pienknagura,Samuel Jaime; Rigolini,Iamele P. Spanish Disclosed

Latin America - Accessing international climate change related finance in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Financing projects and programs to mitigate impacts of, and adapt to, the climate change is a matter of necessity not choice. This green expenditure policy note looks at factors facilitating the access to international financial instruments for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) countries that support mitigation of and adaptation to climate change. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study ACS4431 JUN 14, 2013

Proskurovska, Svetlana; Pajunen, Jenni Disclosed

Economic mobility and the rise of the Latin American middle class (Spanish)

After decades of stagnation, the size of the middle class in Latin America and the Caribbean recently expanded by 50 percent from 103 million people in 2003 to 152 million (or 30 percent of the continent's population) in 2009. ... See More +

Publication 73823 MAR 13, 2013

Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Lugo,Maria Ana; Messina Granovsky,Julian S.; Rigolini,Iamele P.; Vakis,Renos English Disclosed

Economic mobility and the rise of the Latin American middle class (English)

After decades of stagnation, the size of the middle class in Latin America and the Caribbean recently expanded by 50 percent from 103 million people in 2003 to 152 million (or 30 percent of the continent's population) in 2009. ... See More +

Publication 73823 NOV 21, 2012

Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Lugo,Maria Ana; Messina Granovsky,Julian S.; Rigolini,Iamele P.; Vakis,Renos Spanish Disclosed

Financial development in Latin America and the Caribbean : the road ahead : El desarrollo financier en America Latina y el Caribe : el camino por delante (Spanish)

The financial systems of the Latin America and the Caribbean region (LAC) are at a crucial juncture. After a history of recurrent instability and crisis (a trademark of the region), they now seem well poised for rapid expansion. ... See More +

Publication 65744 JAN 10, 2012

Torre, Augusto de la; Ize, Alain; Schmukler, Sergio L. English Disclosed

Financial development in Latin America and the Caribbean : the road ahead (English)

The financial systems of the Latin America and the Caribbean region (LAC) are at a crucial juncture. After a history of recurrent instability and crisis (a trademark of the region), they now seem well poised for rapid expansion. ... See More +

Publication 65744 NOV 30, 2011

Torre, Augusto de la; Ize, Alain; Schmukler, Sergio L. Spanish Disclosed

Natural resources in Latin America and the Caribbean : beyond booms and busts? (English)

Throughout, the history of the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, natural resource wealth has been critical for its economies. Production of precious metals, sugar, rubber, grains, coffee, copper, and oil have at various periods of history made countries in Latin America-and their colonial powers-some of the most prosperous in the world. ... See More +

Publication 55550 JUN 24, 2010

Sinnott, Emily; Nash, John; Torre, Augusto de la; Spanish Disclosed

Natural resources in Latin America and the Caribbean : beyond booms and busts? : Los recursos naturales en America Latina y el Caribe : mas alla de bonanzas y crisis? (Spanish)

Throughout, the history of the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, natural resource wealth has been critical for its economies. Production of precious metals, sugar, rubber, grains, coffee, copper, and oil have at various periods of history made countries in Latin America-and their colonial powers-some of the most prosperous in the world. ... See More +

Publication 55550 JAN 01, 2010

Sinnott, Emily; Nash, John; Torre, Augusto de la; English Disclosed

Low carbon, high growth : Latin American responses to climate change - an overview (Vol. 2) : Low-carbon development (English)

Based on analysis of recent data on the evolution of global temperatures, snow and ice covers, and sea level rise, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recently declared that "warming of the climate system is unequivocal." ... See More +

Publication 47604 JAN 01, 2010

Torre, Augusto de la; Fajnzylber, Pablo; Nash, John; Disclosed

Low-carbon development : Latin American responses to climate change (English)

Climate change is already a reality. This is evidenced by the acceleration of global temperature increases, the melting of ice and snow covers, and rising sea levels. ... See More +

Publication 51281 OCT 06, 2009

De la Torre, Augusto; Fajnzylber, Pablo; Nash, John Disclosed

Low carbon, high growth : Latin American responses to climate change - an overview (English)

Based on analysis of recent data on the evolution of global temperatures, snow and ice covers, and sea level rise, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recently declared that "warming of the climate system is unequivocal." ... See More +

Publication 47604 JAN 01, 2009

Torre, Augusto de la; Fajnzylber, Pablo; Nash, John; Spanish Disclosed

Low carbon, high growth : Latin American responses to climate change - an overview : Sintesis (Spanish)

Based on analysis of recent data on the evolution of global temperatures, snow and ice covers, and sea level rise, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recently declared that "warming of the climate system is unequivocal." ... See More +

Publication 47604 JAN 01, 2009

Torre, Augusto de la; Fajnzylber, Pablo; Nash, John; English Disclosed

Informality : exit and exclusion : Informalidad : escape y exclusion (Spanish)

Informality: exit and exclusion analyzes informality in Latin America, exploring root causes and reasons for and implications of its growth. The authors use two distinct but complementary lenses: informality driven by exclusion from state benefits or the circuits of the modern economy, and driven by voluntary 'exit' decisions resulting from private cost-benefit calculations that lead workers and firms to opt out of formal institutions. ... See More +

Publication 40008 JAN 01, 2007

Perry, Guillermo E.; Maloney, William F.; Arias, Omar S.; Fajnzylber, Pablo; Mason, Andrew D.; Saavedra-Chanduvi, Jaime; Bosch, Mariano English Disclosed

Informality : exit and exclusion (English)

Informality: exit and exclusion analyzes informality in Latin America, exploring root causes and reasons for and implications of its growth. The authors use two distinct but complementary lenses: informality driven by exclusion from state benefits or the circuits of the modern economy, and driven by voluntary 'exit' decisions resulting from private cost-benefit calculations that lead workers and firms to opt out of formal institutions. ... See More +

Publication 40008 JAN 01, 2007

Perry, Guillermo E.; Maloney, William F.; Arias, Omar S.; Fajnzylber, Pablo; Mason, Andrew D.; Saavedra-Chanduvi, Jaime; Bosch, Mariano Spanish Disclosed

Poverty reduction and growth : virtuous and vicious circles (English)

Poverty Reduction and Growth is about the existence of these vicious circles in Latin America and the Caribbean about the ways and means to convert them into virtuous circles in which poverty reduction and high growth reinforce each other. ... See More +

Poverty Assessment 35348 JAN 01, 2006

Perry, Guillermo E.; Arias, Omar S.; Lopez, J. Humberto; Maloney, William F.; Serven, Luis Spanish Disclosed

Poverty reduction and growth : virtuous and vicious circles : Reduccion de la pobreza y crecimiento : circulos virtuosos y circulos viciosos (Spanish)

Poverty Reduction and Growth is about the existence of these vicious circles in Latin America and the Caribbean about the ways and means to convert them into virtuous circles in which poverty reduction and high growth reinforce each other. ... See More +

Poverty Assessment 35348 JAN 01, 2006

Perry, Guillermo E.; Arias, Omar S.; Lopez, J. Humberto; Maloney, William F.; Serven, Luis English Disclosed

Beyond the city : the rural contribution to development (English)

Beyond the City evaluates the contribution of rural development and policies to growth, poverty alleviation, and environmental degradation in the rest of the economy, as well as in the rural space. ... See More +

Publication 32333 JAN 01, 2005

de Ferranti, David; Perry, Guillermo E.; Foster, William; Lederman, Daniel; Valdes, Alberto Disclosed

Inequality in Latin America : breaking with history? (English)

With the exception of Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean has been one of the regions of the world with the greatest inequality. ... See More +

Publication 28989 APR 01, 2004

De Ferranti,David; Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Perry, Guillermo E.; Walton,Michael Disclosed

Inequality in Latin America : breaking with history? : Desigualdad en America Latina : rompiendo con la historia? (Spanish)

With the exception of Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean has been one of the regions of the world with the greatest inequality. ... See More +

Publication 28989 JAN 01, 2004

De Ferranti,David; Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Perry, Guillermo E.; Walton,Michael Disclosed

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Latin American entrepreneurs : many firms but little innovation : El emprendimiento en America Latina : muchas empresas y poca innovacion (Spanish)
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JUN 20, 2014 83837 Publication English
Latin American entrepreneurs : many firms but little innovation (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 83837 Publication Spanish
Latin America - Accessing international climate change related finance in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 14, 2013 ACS4431 Other Financial Sector Study
Economic mobility and the rise of the Latin American middle class (Spanish)
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MAR 13, 2013 73823 Publication English
Economic mobility and the rise of the Latin American middle class (English)
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NOV 21, 2012 73823 Publication Spanish
Financial development in Latin America and the Caribbean : the road ahead : El desarrollo financier en America Latina y el Caribe : el camino por delante (Spanish)
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JAN 10, 2012 65744 Publication English
Financial development in Latin America and the Caribbean : the road ahead (English)
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NOV 30, 2011 65744 Publication Spanish
Natural resources in Latin America and the Caribbean : beyond booms and busts? (English)
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JUN 24, 2010 55550 Publication Spanish
Natural resources in Latin America and the Caribbean : beyond booms and busts? : Los recursos naturales en America Latina y el Caribe : mas alla de bonanzas y crisis? (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2010 55550 Publication English
Low carbon, high growth : Latin American responses to climate change - an overview (Vol. 2) : Low-carbon development (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 47604 Publication
Low-carbon development : Latin American responses to climate change (English)
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OCT 06, 2009 51281 Publication
Low carbon, high growth : Latin American responses to climate change - an overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 47604 Publication Spanish
Low carbon, high growth : Latin American responses to climate change - an overview : Sintesis (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2009 47604 Publication English
Informality : exit and exclusion : Informalidad : escape y exclusion (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2007 40008 Publication English
Informality : exit and exclusion (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 40008 Publication Spanish
Poverty reduction and growth : virtuous and vicious circles (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 35348 Poverty Assessment Spanish
Poverty reduction and growth : virtuous and vicious circles : Reduccion de la pobreza y crecimiento : circulos virtuosos y circulos viciosos (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2006 35348 Poverty Assessment English
Beyond the city : the rural contribution to development (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 32333 Publication
Inequality in Latin America : breaking with history? (English)
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APR 01, 2004 28989 Publication
Inequality in Latin America : breaking with history? : Desigualdad en America Latina : rompiendo con la historia? (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2004 28989 Publication