Public Policies for Human Development: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Latin America

Overview

This book assesses financing strategies in Latin America and the Caribbean, in pursuance of the United Nations' millennium development goals (MDGs) and their achievement in 2015. It looks at how to make public policies more conducive to support sustained growth and reduce the still widespread poverty and inequality in the region.

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Overview

This book assesses financing strategies in Latin America and the Caribbean, in pursuance of the United Nations' millennium development goals (MDGs) and their achievement in 2015. It looks at how to make public policies more conducive to support sustained growth and reduce the still widespread poverty and inequality in the region.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230247765
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 11/15/2010
  • Pages: 424
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

MARCO V. SÁNCHEZ is economic affairs officer at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations (UN/DESA), New York, and was previously associated with the Sub-Regional Office in Mexico City of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
 
ROB VOS is director of the Development Policy and Analysis Division at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations (UN/DESA), New York, and Professor of Finance and Development at the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague.
  
ENRIQUE GANUZA is resident representative of the United Nations in Santiago de Chile and was chief economist for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) at the initiation of the project leading to the present publication.
 
HANS LOFGREN is senior economist of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) of the World Bank. Prior to joining the Bank he was senior research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
 
CAROLINA DÍAZ-BONILLA is economist in the Poverty and Gender Unit of the Latin America and Caribbean Region (LCSPP) of the World Bank. During most of the project's duration, she was an economist in the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) of the World Bank.

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Table of Contents

Preface xi

About the editors xiv

About other contributors xv

1 Overview Rob Vos Marco V. Sánchez Enrique Ganuza 1

2 Latin America and the Caribbean's challenge to reach the MDGs: financing options and trade-offs Rob Vos Marco V. Sánchez Cornelia Kaldewei 17

3 MAMS: an economy-wide model for analysis of MDG country strategies-an application to Latin America and the Caribbean Hans Lofgren Carolina Diaz-Bonilla 71

4 Argentina Martin Cicowiez Luciano Di Gresia Leonardo Gasparini 127

5 Bolivia Wilson Jiménez Mirna Mariscal Gustavo Canavire 159

6 Chile Raul O'Ryan Carlos J. de Miguel Camilo Lagos 185

7 Costa Rica Marco V. Sánchez 213

8 Ecuador Mauricio León José Rosero Rob Vos 245

9 Honduras Maurizio Bussolo Denis Medvedev 279

10 Mexico Araceli Ortega Miguel Székely 307

11 Nicaragua Marco V. Sánchez Rob Vos 329

12 Peru Juan F. Castro Gustavo Yamada 365

Index 387

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