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La internacionalizacion de la educacion superior y su dinamica en Colombia (Spanish)

Knowledge based economies are at advantage in today's liberalized global market. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries with extensive knowledge assets drive rapid technological progress and reap the benefits in terms of economic growth and rising living standard. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32432 JUN 01, 2003

Jaramillo, Isabel Cristina Disclosed

Access barriers for poor and indigenous people in Chilean higher education (English)

The purpose of this paper is to identify access barriers and discriminatory practices in the Chilean higher education system (CHES), specifically focusing on the indigenous population and the poor. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32472 MAY 01, 2003

Repetto Vargas, Andrea Disclosed

Student loans in an international perspective : The World Bank experience (English)

This document presents a panorama of international experiences and recent trends. After evoking the rationale for student loans, it discusses the development of this form of student finance from a global perspective. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 27295 JAN 01, 2003

Salmi, Jamil

Chile : science, technology and innovation : Chile: science, technology and inovation (English)

The ability to create, distribute and exploit knowledge has become a major source of competitive advantage, wealth creation and improvements in the quality of life. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32470 DEC 01, 2002

Holm-Nielsen, Lauritz; Agapitova, Natalia Disclosed

Chile : human resources for the knowledge economy : Chile: human resources for the knowledge economy (English)

This paper takes stock at the Chilean education system and the country's stock of human capital. The objective is to assess whether Chile's is sufficiently equipped in terms of human capital to take advantage of the knowledge economy. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32469 DEC 01, 2002

Holm-Nielsen, Lauritz; Garcia Zuniga, Patricia; Nikolaj Hansen, Thomas Disclosed

The evolution of science and technology : Latin America and the Caribbean in comparative perspective : The evolution of science and technology: Latin America and the Caribbean in comparative perspective (English)

This study focuses on the evolution of science and technology in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Extensive empirical evidence lends support to the proposition that the ability to innovate, develop new technologies and adapt successfully to existing ones, has become one of the core determinants of economic growth in the past decades. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32471 DEC 01, 2002

Nikolaj Hansen, Thomas; Agapitova, Natalia; Holm-Nielsen, Lauritz; Goga Vukmirovic, Ognjenka Disclosed

The challenges of school autonomy : supporting principals (English)

This paper stems from work done under the auspices of a World Bank professional development grant 2001-02. The purpose of the grant was to study innovative support and training models for principals in public and/or private schools in systems where schools are increasingly autonomous, with the goal of identifying relevant lessons for World Bank client countries. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32468 SEP 01, 2002

Rodriguez, Alberto; Hovde, Kate Disclosed

Reforming student financial aid : issues and alternatives : Reforming student financial aid: issues and alternatives (English)

Colombian policymakers have decided that the expansion and reform of the existing student aid programs, particularly student credit, should represent a primary vehicle for addressing challenges to the Colombian higher education sector. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32467 JUL 01, 2002

Hauptman, Arthur Disclosed

Economic perspectives of tertiary education : the case of Colombia : Economic perspectives of tertiary education: the case of Colombia (English)

The paper is organized as follows: the subsequent section describes the data and overall developments in educational attainment of the labor force. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32466 JUL 01, 2002

Blom, Andreas; Hansen, Thomas Disclosed

Science and technology in Colombia : status and perspectives : Science and technology in Colombia: status and perspectives (English)

Colombian economic performance is promising, but the current recession showed the fragility of the economy and the fact that the country cannot sustain growth without major changes in its development strategy. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32445 JUL 01, 2002

Agapitova, Natalia; Holm-Nielsen, Lauritz; Vukmirovic, Goga Disclosed

Desafios de la politica de educacion superior en America Latina : reflecciones a partir del caso Argentino con enfasis sobre la evaluacion para le mejoramiento de la calidad (Spanish)

The document invites reflection upon the alternatives to policies affecting higher education in Latin America, focusing on lessons learned offered by the Universidad de Argentina, as a contribution to the future debate for improving higher education in other countries in the region. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32442 MAR 01, 2002

Del Bello, Juan Carlos

Teacher salaries and professional profile in Mexico (English)

Teachers' salaries have often been highlighted as very important issue in discussions of school improvement. The level and structure of teacher remuneration are said to affect their morale and their ability to focus on and devote adequate time to teaching well. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32438 FEB 01, 2002

Lopez-Acevedo, Gladys; Salinas, Angel Disclosed

Colombia : decentralized education management (English)

This study identifies common issues, benefits and constraints regarding local government's education management and institutional change in Colombia. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32441 JUN 30, 2001

Reyes, Joel Disclosed

Teachers in Latin America : who is preparing our children for the knowledge century? : Quien esta preparando a nuestros hijos para el siglo del conocimiento? (English)

This document presents a brief overview of who are the primary school teachers in Latin America and identifies the principle problems faced by human resources policy in the Latin American countries in their efforts to improve learning of all their children and youth, the only vehicle for adapting themselves to the society of the near future. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32440 APR 01, 2001

Alvarez, Benjamin; Majmudar, Juliet

Teachers in Latin America : who is preparing our children for the knowledge century? : Teachers in Latin America: who is preparing our children for the knowledge century? (English)

This document presents a brief overview of who are the primary school teachers in Latin America and identifies the principle problems faced by human resources policy in the Latin American countries in their efforts to improve learning of all their children and youth, the only vehicle for adapting themselves to the society of the near future. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32440 APR 01, 2001

Alvarez, Benjamin; Majmudar, Juliet Disclosed

Tertiary education in the twenty-first century : challenges and opportunities : Tertiary education in the twenty-first century: challenges and opportunities (English)

Rapid transformations are taking place in tertiary education systems and institutions all over the world. This document examines on-going trends, innovations, initiatives and reforms in the context of the wider challenges facing higher education at the beginning of the 21st century. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 32437 JUN 01, 2000

Salmi, Jamil Disclosed

Peru - reforming health care for the poor (English)

Peru's famously high levels of infant mortality are concentrated among the poor. In recent years, health outcomes have begun to improve - partly resulted from the overall improvement in incomes and living conditions that followed the economic collapse of the late 1980s and early 1990s caused by hyperinflation and terrorism. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 21071 MAR 31, 2000

Cotlear, Daniel

Violence, democracy, and education : an analytical framework (English)

To understand fully the role of violence and the related extent of harm inflicted upon various population groups or individuals in a democratic society, or in any society for that matter, two things are required. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 21067 FEB 29, 2000

Salmi, Jamil

Institutions, service delivery and social exclusion : a case study of the education sector in Buenos Aires (English)

This paper is motivated by one basic question: how institutional arrangements are operating to exclude (or include) certain groups (the poor) from quality education. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 20965 JAN 31, 2000

Fiszbein, Ariel

Poverty in indigenous populations in Panama : a study using LSMS data (English)

This report seeks to conduct a more in-depth study of indigenous people poverty using language indicators of ethnic origin rather than geographic criteria. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 21065 JAN 31, 2000

Vakis, Renos; Lindert, Kathy

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La internacionalizacion de la educacion superior y su dinamica en Colombia (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2003 32432 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Access barriers for poor and indigenous people in Chilean higher education (English)
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MAY 01, 2003 32472 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Student loans in an international perspective : The World Bank experience (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 27295 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Chile : science, technology and innovation : Chile: science, technology and inovation (English)
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DEC 01, 2002 32470 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Chile : human resources for the knowledge economy : Chile: human resources for the knowledge economy (English)
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DEC 01, 2002 32469 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
The evolution of science and technology : Latin America and the Caribbean in comparative perspective : The evolution of science and technology: Latin America and the Caribbean in comparative perspective (English)
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DEC 01, 2002 32471 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
The challenges of school autonomy : supporting principals (English)
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SEP 01, 2002 32468 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Reforming student financial aid : issues and alternatives : Reforming student financial aid: issues and alternatives (English)
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JUL 01, 2002 32467 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Economic perspectives of tertiary education : the case of Colombia : Economic perspectives of tertiary education: the case of Colombia (English)
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JUL 01, 2002 32466 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Science and technology in Colombia : status and perspectives : Science and technology in Colombia: status and perspectives (English)
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JUL 01, 2002 32445 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Desafios de la politica de educacion superior en America Latina : reflecciones a partir del caso Argentino con enfasis sobre la evaluacion para le mejoramiento de la calidad (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2002 32442 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Teacher salaries and professional profile in Mexico (English)
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FEB 01, 2002 32438 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Colombia : decentralized education management (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 32441 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Teachers in Latin America : who is preparing our children for the knowledge century? : Quien esta preparando a nuestros hijos para el siglo del conocimiento? (English)
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APR 01, 2001 32440 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Teachers in Latin America : who is preparing our children for the knowledge century? : Teachers in Latin America: who is preparing our children for the knowledge century? (English)
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APR 01, 2001 32440 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Tertiary education in the twenty-first century : challenges and opportunities : Tertiary education in the twenty-first century: challenges and opportunities (English)
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JUN 01, 2000 32437 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Peru - reforming health care for the poor (English)
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MAR 31, 2000 21071 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Violence, democracy, and education : an analytical framework (English)
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FEB 29, 2000 21067 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Institutions, service delivery and social exclusion : a case study of the education sector in Buenos Aires (English)
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JAN 31, 2000 20965 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Poverty in indigenous populations in Panama : a study using LSMS data (English)
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JAN 31, 2000 21065 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series