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The Resource Latin American development priorities, edited by Bjørn Lomborg

Latin American development priorities, edited by Bjørn Lomborg

Label
Latin American development priorities
Title
Latin American development priorities
Statement of responsibility
edited by Bjørn Lomborg
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have achieved considerable economic growth, yet the region still faces many seemingly intractable problems. The conventional wisdom in development agencies - that prioritization is impossible and that everything must be done - is simply not effective. Latin American Development Priorities shows how limited resources could be used for the greatest benefit of the Latin American and Caribbean region. A panel of economists met over three days in San José to review proposals to tackle the ten most important challenges, which emerged from a survey by the Inter-American Development Bank. The expert panel was asked a question which appears simple but is actually very difficult to answer: What should Latin American governments do with an additional nominal $10 billion? Hard choices are needed if Latin America's problems are to be tackled effectively. This book provides the means to make those choices as objectively as possible
Member of
Cataloging source
UkCbUP
Dewey number
338.98
Index
index present
LC call number
HC123
LC item number
.L38 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lomborg, Bjørn
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Latin America
  • Latin America
Label
Latin American development priorities, edited by Bjørn Lomborg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Democracy in the LAC region, challenges and solutions: political party and party system institutionalization and women's legislative representation / Mark P. Jones -- Three proposals to improve education in the LAC region: estimates of the costs and benefits of each strategy / Amy Damon, Paul Glewwe -- Education: an alternative view / Miguel Urquiola -- Labor market reforms in the LAC region: consequences and costs / Alejandra Cox Edwards -- Labor market reforms: an alternative view / Adriana Kugler -- Forests, biodiversity, and avoided deforestation in the LAC region / Roger A. Sedjo, Juha Siikamäki -- Forests and biodiversity: an alternative view / Randall A. Kramer -- Fiscal policy reforms in the LAC region / Miguel Braun -- Fiscal policy reforms: an alternative view / Max A. Alier, Benedict Clements -- Challenges and solutions in health in the LAC region / Philip Musgrove -- Challenges and solutions in health: an alternative view / William D. Savedoff -- High logistics costs and poor infrastructure for merchandise transportation in the LAC region / Julio A. Gonzalez, José Luis Guasch, Tomas Serebrisky -- High logistics costs and poor infrastructure for merchandise transportation: an alternative view / Ronald Fischer -- Reducing poverty in the LAC region / Sebastian Galiani -- Reducing poverty: an alternative view / Stephen D. Younger -- Public administration and institutions in the LAC region / Susan Rose-Ackerman -- Public administration: an alternative view / Ugo Panizza -- Violence and crime in the LAC region / Mark A. Cohen, Mauricio Rubio -- Violence and crime: an alternative view / Andrew Morrison
Control code
CR9780511809910
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 695 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521766906
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Latin American development priorities, edited by Bjørn Lomborg
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Democracy in the LAC region, challenges and solutions: political party and party system institutionalization and women's legislative representation / Mark P. Jones -- Three proposals to improve education in the LAC region: estimates of the costs and benefits of each strategy / Amy Damon, Paul Glewwe -- Education: an alternative view / Miguel Urquiola -- Labor market reforms in the LAC region: consequences and costs / Alejandra Cox Edwards -- Labor market reforms: an alternative view / Adriana Kugler -- Forests, biodiversity, and avoided deforestation in the LAC region / Roger A. Sedjo, Juha Siikamäki -- Forests and biodiversity: an alternative view / Randall A. Kramer -- Fiscal policy reforms in the LAC region / Miguel Braun -- Fiscal policy reforms: an alternative view / Max A. Alier, Benedict Clements -- Challenges and solutions in health in the LAC region / Philip Musgrove -- Challenges and solutions in health: an alternative view / William D. Savedoff -- High logistics costs and poor infrastructure for merchandise transportation in the LAC region / Julio A. Gonzalez, José Luis Guasch, Tomas Serebrisky -- High logistics costs and poor infrastructure for merchandise transportation: an alternative view / Ronald Fischer -- Reducing poverty in the LAC region / Sebastian Galiani -- Reducing poverty: an alternative view / Stephen D. Younger -- Public administration and institutions in the LAC region / Susan Rose-Ackerman -- Public administration: an alternative view / Ugo Panizza -- Violence and crime in the LAC region / Mark A. Cohen, Mauricio Rubio -- Violence and crime: an alternative view / Andrew Morrison
Control code
CR9780511809910
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 695 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521766906
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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