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Latin American development priorities

Author: Lomborg, Björn Corporate author: Copenhagen Consensus Center Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2009.Language: EnglishDescription: 695 p. : Graphs ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780521747523Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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Print HC500.32 .A L38 2009
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Includes bibliographical references


Latin American Development Priorities Contents List of figures List of tables List of contributors Acknowledgments Abbreviations and acronyms Expert panel findings Introduction BJORN LOMBORG page viii xii xvii xix xx xxv 1 Democracy 1 Democracy in the LAC region, challenges and solutions: political party and party system institutionalization and women's legislative representation MARK P. JONES 13 13 Education 2 Three proposals to improve education in the LAC region: estimates of the costs and benefits of each strategy AMY DAMON AND PAUL GLEWWE 45 45 92 2.1 Education: an alternative view MIGUEL URQUIOLA Employment and social security 3 Labor market reforms in the LAC region: consequences and costs ALEJANDRA COX EDWARDS 103 103 3.1 Labor market reforms: an alternative view ADRIANA KUGLER 146 Environment 4 Forests, biodiversity, and avoided deforestation in the LAC region ROGER A. SEDJO AND JUHA SIIKAMAKI RANDALL A. KRAMER 163 163 227 4.1 Forests and biodiversity: an alternative view Fiscal problems 5 Fiscal policy reforms in the LAC region MIGUEL BRAUN 235 235 274 5.1 Fiscal policy reforms: an alternative view MAX A. ALIER AND BENEDICT CLEMENTS Health 6 Challenges and solutions in health in the LAC region PHILIP MUSGROVE 293 293 342 6.1 Challenges and solutions in health: an alternative view WILLIAM D. SAVEDOFF Infrastructure 7 High logistics costs and poor infrastructure for merchandise transportation in the LAC region JULIO A. GONZALEZ, JOSE LUIS GUASCH, AND TOMAS SEREBRISKY 359 359 7.1 High logistics costs and poor infrastructure for merchandise transportation: an alternative view RONALD FISCHER 412 Poverty 8 Reducing poverty in the LAC region SEBASTIAN GALIANI 423 423 8.1 Reducing poverty: an alternative view STEPHEN D. YOUNGER 498 Public administration 9 9.1 Public administration and institutions in the LAC region SUSAN ROSE-ACKERMAN 515 515 591 621 621 680 693 Public administration: an alternative view UGO PANIZZA Violence and crime 10 Violence and crime in the LAC region MARK A. COHEN AND MAURICIO RUBIO 10.1 Violence and crime: an alternative view ANDREW MORRISON Conclusion BJORN LOMBORG

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