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Product Description: Este libro es un tributo que un grupo de amigos rinde a Enrique Iglesias. Por sus funciones y acciones, Enrique se convirtió hace ya décadas en un reconocido y muy valorado ciudadano latinoamericano que durante toda su carrera profesional ha hecho importantes aportes al desarrollo y la democracia en la región, además de ser un puente entre ella y el resto del mundo...read more

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9781502954244 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 24, 2014, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Este libro es un tributo que un grupo de amigos rinde a Enrique Iglesias.

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By Nancy Birdsall (foreword by)

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9780262550666 | Mit Pr, July 31, 2008, cover price $44.00

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Product Description: The last few years have seen a steep decline in the perceived legitimacy of U.S. policies and values in the world. How will the next American president regain the country's power and influence so that it is capable of tackling the global challenges of the 21st century? T he White House and the World explores areas where changes in U...read more
By Nancy Birdsall (editor)

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9781933286242 | Ctr for Global Development, October 1, 2008, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The last few years have seen a steep decline in the perceived legitimacy of U.

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'Presents 'tools' to make life in Latin America more equitable and fair for the majority. Suggests policies and programs for making tax structures more progressive; giving small businesses a chance; protecting labor mobility and workers' rights; tacklingcorruption; and raising levels of quality, efficiency, and equity of the education systems'--Provided by publisher.

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9781933286167 | Ctr for Global Development, December 1, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: 'Presents 'tools' to make life in Latin America more equitable and fair for the majority.

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Product Description: The World Bank is assailed by critics on the left, right and center on the grounds it is not effective, not accountable, not democratic or legitimate, and most threatening of all, not relevant in a global economy where private capital, production, and ideas dominate...read more

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9781933286112 | Ctr for Global Development, September 1, 2006, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The World Bank is assailed by critics on the left, right and center on the grounds it is not effective, not accountable, not democratic or legitimate, and most threatening of all, not relevant in a global economy where private capital, production, and ideas dominate.

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'Analyzes U.S. policy toward poorly performing states that are ineligible for new U.S. foreign assistance programs and examines the role of specific policy instruments in building state capacity to prevent deterioration and collapse'--Provided by publisher.
By Robert L. Ayres (editor), Nancy Birdsall (editor) and Milan Vaishnav (editor)

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9781933286051 | Ctr for Global Development, June 13, 2006, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: 'Analyzes U.

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Product Description: Throughout the 1990's, privatization of inefficient state-owned enterprises was strongly embraced in developing and transitional economies. Little attention has gone to the distributional implications of the privatization movement, a particularly surprising oversight given the current backlash in many settings against further privatization...read more
By Nancy Birdsall (editor) and John R. Nellis (editor)

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9781933286006 | Ctr for Global Development, October 31, 2005, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Throughout the 1990's, privatization of inefficient state-owned enterprises was strongly embraced in developing and transitional economies.

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Product Description: The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015�income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter�while promoting gender equality, education, health and environmental sustainability...read more
By Nancy Birdsall (editor), Amina Ibrahim (editor) and Ruth Levine (editor)

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9781844072217 | Routledge, March 30, 2005, cover price $60.95 | About this edition: The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015�income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter�while promoting gender equality, education, health and environmental sustainability.
9781844072217 | Routledge, March 30, 2005, cover price $60.95 | About this edition: The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015�income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter�while promoting gender equality, education, health and environmental sustainability.

Product Description: Throughout the 1990's, privatization of inefficient state-owned enterprises was strongly embraced in developing and transitional economies. Little attention has gone to the distributional implications of the privatization movement, a particularly surprising oversight given the current backlash in many settings against further privatization...read more
By Nancy Birdsall (editor) and John R. Nellis (editor)

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9780881323771 | Peterson Inst for Intl Economics, November 1, 2004, cover price $20.01 | About this edition: Throughout the 1990's, privatization of inefficient state-owned enterprises was strongly embraced in developing and transitional economies.

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Product Description: This book advocates adding more open and radical regionalism to strategies for the financing of economic and social development in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Editors Nancy Birdsall and Liliana Rojas-Suarez argue that agreements among countries within regions, rather than detracting from an open multilateral system, can promote greater integration into the global trading and financial system by helping to build the domestic institutions that developing countries need to cope with the challenges of the global economy...read more
By Nancy Birdsall (editor) and Liliana Rojas-Suarez (editor)

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9780881323535 | Peterson Inst for Intl Economics, September 30, 2004, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This book advocates adding more open and radical regionalism to strategies for the financing of economic and social development in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

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Product Description: Does rapid population growth diminish countries' economic development prospects? Do policies aimed at reducing high fertility help families escape poverty? These questions have been at the heart of policy debates since the time of Malthus, and have been particularly heated during the last half-century of explosive Third World population growth...read more
By Nancy Birdsall (editor), Allen C. Kelley (editor) and Steven W. Sinding (editor)

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9780199244072 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, October 24, 2001, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: Does rapid population growth diminish countries' economic development prospects?

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9780199261864 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, July 3, 2003, cover price $68.00 | About this edition: Does rapid population growth diminish countries' economic development prospects?

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Product Description: New (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780881323313 | Peterson Inst for Intl Economics, May 1, 2002, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: New

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Product Description: The relationship between the process of creating wealth and distributing it has been a subject of great analytical and policy interest to development economists for many years. Is there an inevitable conflict, or tradeoff, between wealth creation and wealth distribution? Can both growth and social equity increase simultaneously? What role can public policy play to affect growth-equity outcomes?These questions are particularly salient both for Latin America, where inequality levels are among the highest in the world, and for developing countries in general...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Eduardo Aninat (editor), Nancy Birdsall (editor) and Andres Solimano (editor)

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9780472110865 | Univ of Michigan Pr, January 1, 2000, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The relationship between the process of creating wealth and distributing it has been a subject of great analytical and policy interest to development economists for many years.

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Product Description: Many of the countries that have recently converted to a market-based economic system have also experienced an alarming increase in income inequality — a widening gap between the haves and have nots. But to what extent is the increase in inequality also increasing the opportunities for economic advancement — particularly for those at the bottom of the economic ladder? Does the creation of greater opportunities make a region's move to the market politically acceptable? And, if opportunities don't increase along with inequality, will it eventually cause a political backlash against a country's market policies?This book highlights the importance of finding the answers to those questions by examining the issues of social mobility and opportunity as an essential part of the income inequality puzzle...read more

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9780815709176 | Brookings Inst Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Many of the countries that have recently converted to a market-based economic system have also experienced an alarming increase in income inequality — a widening gap between the haves and have nots.

'The essays in this book propose new ways of reducing inequality, not by growth-inhibiting transfers and regulations, but by enhancing efficiency--eliminating consumption subsidies for the wealthy, increasing the productivity of the poor, and shifting toa more labor-and-skill-demanding growth path ... [They] draw on discussions at a conference sponsored by the IDB and the MacArthur Foundation, titled 'Inequality-Reducing Growth in Latin America,' held in Washington, D.C. in January 1997'--Foreword.

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9780815791294 | Brookings Inst Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $22.95

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9780815709213 | Brookings Inst Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: 'The essays in this book propose new ways of reducing inequality, not by growth-inhibiting transfers and regulations, but by enhancing efficiency--eliminating consumption subsidies for the wealthy, increasing the productivity of the poor, and shifting toa more labor-and-skill-demanding growth path .

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Product Description: The economic achievements of several East Asian countries over the past quarter century have had an enormous impact on development policy. The number of people below the poverty line in these countries has fallen dramatically. Per capita income has risen so fast that some of the economies are no longer classified as "developing...read more
By Nancy Birdsall (editor), Inter-American Development Bank (corporate author) and Frederick Jaspersen (editor)

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9781886938137 | Inter-Amer Development Bank, May 1, 1997, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The economic achievements of several East Asian countries over the past quarter century have had an enormous impact on development policy.

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Product Description: Fundamental changes in Brazilian economic policy in the mid-1990s have increased growth and dramatically slowed inflation. Just as important, they provide the opportunity to address social issues such as educational reform that were overshadowed for years by the country's macro economic problems...read more
By Nancy Birdsall (editor), Inter-American Development Bank (corporate author), R. H. Sabot (editor) and Richard H. Sabot (editor)

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9781886938038 | Inter-Amer Development Bank, December 1, 1996, cover price $14.50 | About this edition: Fundamental changes in Brazilian economic policy in the mid-1990s have increased growth and dramatically slowed inflation.

Product Description: Book by Akin, John S., Birdsall, Nancy, De Ferranti, David M.

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9780821309001 | World Bank, October 1, 1987, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Book by Akin, John S.

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