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  • World Bank (Washington, DC, 2010)
    This is a companion to the Global Economic Prospects 2010. Most commodity prices reached historical highs in mid-2008, giving rise to the longest and broadest commodity boom of the ...
  • Adelman, Melissa; Haimovich, Francisco; Ham, Andres; Vazquez, Emmanuel (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2017-07)
    Across Latin America, school dropout is a growing concern, because of its negative social and economic consequences. Although a wide range of interventions hold potential to reduce ...
  • Ishizawa, Oscar A.; Miranda, Juan Jose; Zhang, Hongrui (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2017-06)
    Central America is particularly prone to tropical storms and hurricanes. The prevailing conditions of poverty and socioeconomic inequality in most countries of the region make their ...
  • Fay, Marianne; Andres, Luis Alberto; Fox, Charles; Narloch, Ulf; Straub, Stephane; Slawson, Michael (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2017-07-18)
    Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) does not have the infrastructure it needs, or deserves, given its income. Many argue that the solution is to spend more; by contrast, this report has one main message: Latin America ...
  • Fitzpatrick, Anne; Thornton, Rebecca (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2017-06)
    This paper measures the causal effects of parent enrollment into voluntary health insurance on healthcare utilization among insured and uninsured children in Nicaragua. The study ...