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

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

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

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230247765
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 04/09/2010
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 406
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

About 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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