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Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Central America & Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project - P149670 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA7871 APR 04, 2014

Campos Garcia,Ana

Can Latin America tap the globalization upside ? : Can Latin America tap the globalization upside ? (English)

This paper discusses the theoretical arguments in favor of and against economic globalization and, with a view to ascertaining whether Latin America may be able to capture the globalization upside, examines the trends and salient features of Latin America's globalization as compared with that of Southeast Asia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6837 APR 01, 2014

de la Torre, Augusto; Didier, Tatiana; Pinat, Magali

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Central America & Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project - P149670 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA3954 MAR 26, 2014

Campos Garcia,Ana

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Central America & Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project - P149670 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC7787 MAR 11, 2014

Campos Garcia,Ana

Engineers, Innovative Capacity and Development in the Americas (English)

Using newly collected national and sub-national data, and historical case studies, this paper argues that differences in innovative capacity, captured by the density of engineers at the dawn of the Second Industrial Revolution, are important to explaining present income differences, and, in particular, the poor performance of Latin America relative to North America. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6814 MAR 01, 2014

Maloney, William F.; Caicedo, Felipe Valencia

Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro (English)

This issue focuses on ways to minimize impact on vulnerable populations living in the Rio de Janeiro's mountainous region, particularly in regards to extreme flooding and devastating landslides. ... See More +

Brief 86519 MAR 01, 2014

Statement of loans for February 2014 : Latin America and Caribbean and others (English)

Working Paper 86201 FEB 28, 2014

Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - Central America & Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project - P149670 (English)

Project Information Document PIDC3865 FEB 27, 2014

Campos Garcia,Ana

Official Documents- Amended Disbursement Letter for TF014563 (English)

Disbursement Letter FEB 11, 2014

Cravero,Maria Pia

Wealth gradients in early childhood cognitive development in five Latin American countries (English)

Research from the United States shows that gaps in early cognitive and noncognitive abilities appear early in the life cycle. Little is known about this important question for developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6779 FEB 01, 2014

Schady,, Norbert; Behrman, Jere; Araujo, Maria Caridad; Azuero,, Rodrigo; Bernal, Raquel; Bravo, David; Lopez-Boo, Florencia; Macours, Karen; Marshall, Daniela; Paxson, Christina; Vakis, Renos

Social gains in the balance : a fiscal policy challenge for Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

In 2012, the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region continued its successful drive to reduce poverty and build the middle class. The proportion of the region's 600 million people living in extreme poverty, defined in the region as life on less than $2.50 a day, was cut in half between 2003 and 2012 to 12.3 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 85162 FEB 01, 2014

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

Successful entrepreneurs are individuals who transform ideas into profitable commercial enterprises. This process often requires special talents, including a capacity to innovate, to introduce new products, and to explore new markets. ... See More +

Publication 83837 JAN 01, 2014

Lederman, Daniel; Messina, Julian; Pienknagura, Samuel; Rigolini, Jamele

Climate change adaptation planning in small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) (English)

This issue focuses on a regional study and technical assistance initiative to strengthen climate adaptation planning for small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). ... See More +

Brief 84441 JAN 01, 2014

Spanish

Climate change adaptation planning in small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) : Planificacion para la adaptacion al cambio climatico (CC) en ciudades pequenas y medianas (Spanish)

This issue focuses on a regional study and technical assistance initiative to strengthen climate adaptation planning for small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). ... See More +

Brief 84441 JAN 01, 2014

English

Restoring the coastal environment in Cartagena, Colombia (English)

Cartagena, the historic city where the '1983 Cartagena convention for the Protection of the Caribbean' was signed, is meeting its responsibilities to protect the public health of its citizens as well as the costal marine environment through improved wastewater management. ... See More +

Working Paper 86305 JAN 01, 2014

Browder, Greg; Duvi, Ricardi Spanish

Restoring the coastal environment in Cartagena, Colombia : Restauracion del ambiente costero de Cartagena, Colombia (Spanish)

Cartagena, the historic city where the '1983 Cartagena convention for the Protection of the Caribbean' was signed, is meeting its responsibilities to protect the public health of its citizens as well as the costal marine environment through improved wastewater management. ... See More +

Working Paper 86305 JAN 01, 2014

Browder, Greg; Duvi, Ricardi English

Latin America - Regional Sustainable Transport and Air Quality Project (English)

Ratings for the Regional Sustainable Transport and Air Quality Project for Latin America were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory; risk to global environment outcome was low or negligible; Bank performance was moderately satisfactory and borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2719 DEC 20, 2013

Emerging issues in financial development : lessons from Latin America (English)

Since the 1990s, financial systems around the world, and especially those in developing countries, have gained in soundness, depth, and diversity, prompted in part by a series of financial sector and macroeconomic reforms aimed at fostering a market-driven economy in which finance plays a central role. ... See More +

Publication 83498 DEC 17, 2013

Didier, Tatiana; Schmukler, Sergio L.; Anginer, Deniz; Auqui, Martin; Calderon, Cesar; Ceballos, Francisco; Cortes, Mariano; De la Torre, Augusto; D'Hulster, Katia; Dijkman, Miquel; Feyen, Erik; Gutierrez, Eva; Heysen, Socorro; Ize, Alain; Levy-Yeyati, Eduardo; Peria, Maria Soledad Martinez; Raddatz, Claudio; Seelig, Steven A.; Serven, Luis; Williams, Thomas

Promoting healthy living in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

This report contributes to the design and implementation of policies that promote healthy living in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), thus effectively preventing premature mortality from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the region. ... See More +

Publication 83277 DEC 05, 2013

Bonilla-Chacin, Maria Eugenia [editor]

Gender, ethnicity and cumulative disadvantage in education : evidence from Latin American and African censuses (English)

This paper studies the impact of gender and ethnicity on educational outcomes using cross-country evidence from Bolivia, Mexico, Peru, Senegal, and Sierra Leone. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6734 DEC 01, 2013

Tas, Emcet O.; Reimao, Maira Emy; Orlando, Maria Beatriz

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Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Central America & Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project - P149670 (English)
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APR 04, 2014 ISDSA7871 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Can Latin America tap the globalization upside ? : Can Latin America tap the globalization upside ? (English)
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APR 01, 2014 WPS6837 Policy Research Working Paper
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Central America & Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project - P149670 (English)
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MAR 26, 2014 PIDA3954 Project Information Document
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Central America & Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project - P149670 (English)
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MAR 11, 2014 ISDSC7787 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Engineers, Innovative Capacity and Development in the Americas (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6814 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrated metropolitan planning : a case for DRM in the state of Rio de Janeiro (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 86519 Brief
Statement of loans for February 2014 : Latin America and Caribbean and others (English)
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FEB 28, 2014 86201 Working Paper
Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - Central America & Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project - P149670 (English)
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FEB 27, 2014 PIDC3865 Project Information Document
Official Documents- Amended Disbursement Letter for TF014563 (English)
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FEB 11, 2014 Disbursement Letter
Wealth gradients in early childhood cognitive development in five Latin American countries (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6779 Policy Research Working Paper
Social gains in the balance : a fiscal policy challenge for Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 85162 Working Paper
Latin American entrepreneurs : many firms but little innovation (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 83837 Publication
Climate change adaptation planning in small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2014 84441 Brief Spanish
Climate change adaptation planning in small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) : Planificacion para la adaptacion al cambio climatico (CC) en ciudades pequenas y medianas (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2014 84441 Brief English
Restoring the coastal environment in Cartagena, Colombia (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 86305 Working Paper Spanish
Restoring the coastal environment in Cartagena, Colombia : Restauracion del ambiente costero de Cartagena, Colombia (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2014 86305 Working Paper English
Latin America - Regional Sustainable Transport and Air Quality Project (English)
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DEC 20, 2013 ICR2719 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Emerging issues in financial development : lessons from Latin America (English)
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DEC 17, 2013 83498 Publication
Promoting healthy living in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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DEC 05, 2013 83277 Publication
Gender, ethnicity and cumulative disadvantage in education : evidence from Latin American and African censuses (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 WPS6734 Policy Research Working Paper