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Public Policies for Human Development

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Latin America

Editors: Vos, R., Ganuza, E., Lofgren, H., Díaz-Bonilla, C., Sánchez, M. (Eds.)

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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

About the authors


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.

 

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Overview

    Vos, Rob (et al.)

    Pages 1-15

  • Latin America and the Caribbean’s challenge to reach the MDGs: financing options and trade-offs

    Vos, Rob (et al.)

    Pages 17-69

  • MAMS: an economy-wide model for analysis of MDG country strategies— an application to Latin America and the Caribbean

    Lofgren, Hans (et al.)

    Pages 71-126

  • Argentina

    Cicowiez, Martin (et al.)

    Pages 127-158

  • Bolivia

    Jiménez, Wilson (et al.)

    Pages 159-183

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Hardcover $140.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Public Policies for Human Development
Book Subtitle
Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Latin America
Editors
  • Rob Vos
  • E. Ganuza
  • H. Lofgren
  • C. Díaz-Bonilla
  • Marco Sánchez
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-27757-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230277571
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-24776-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 406
Topics