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Lora, Eduardo

Works: 158 works in 375 publications in 2 languages and 4,485 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  History 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: HC125, 330.98
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Is geography destiny? lessons from Latin America by John Luke Gallup ( )
18 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Challenging the premise that geography is destiny, this book joins a growing body of literature studying the links between geography and development. Focusing on Latin America, the book argues that based on a better understanding of geography, public policy can help control or channel its influence toward the goals of economic and social development. The principal purpose of this book is to contribute to the renaissance in research on geography as a factor that influences, but does not necessarily determine, development
Paradox and perception measuring quality of life in Latin America by Carol L Graham ( )
15 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Improves our understanding of the determinants of well-being in Latin America using a broad "quality-of-life" concept that challenges standard assumptions in economics, including those about the relationship between happiness and income. Builds upon new economic approaches related to the study of happiness, finding some paradoxes as respondents evaluate their well-being"--Provided by publisher
The state of state reform in Latin America by Eduardo Lora ( Book )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Latin America suffered a profound state crisis in the 1980s, which prompted not only the wave of macroeconomic and deregulation reforms known as the Washington Consensus, but also a wide variety of institutional or "second generation" reforms. The State of State Reform in Latin America reviews and assesses the outcomes of these less studied institutional reforms. This book examines four major areas of institutional reform: a) political institutions and the state organization; b) fiscal institutions, such as budget, tax and decentralization institutions; c) public institutions in charge of sectoral economic policies (financial, industrial, and infrastructure); and d) social sector institutions (pensions, social protection, and education). In each of these areas, the authors summarize the reform objectives, describe and measure their scope, assess the main outcomes, and identify the obstacles for implementation, especially those of an institutional nature
The quality of life in Latin American cities markets and perception by Eduardo Lora ( )
13 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A growing number of cities around the world have established systems for monitoring the quality of urban life. Many of those systems combine objective information with subjective opinions and cover a wide variety of topics. This book assesses a method that takes advantage of both types of information and offers criteria to identify and rank the issues of potential importance for urban dwellers. This method--which combines the so-called "hedonic price" and "life satisfaction" approaches to value public goods--was tested in pilot studies in six Latin American cities: Bogota, Buenos Aires, Lima, Medellin, Montevideo, and San Jose of Costa Rica
Beyond facts : understanding quality of life by Eduardo Lora ( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This special volume ... [is] the first edition of the IDB's new Development in the Americas series, which replaces its annual Report on Economic and Social Progress as the Bank's flagship publication"--P
Colombian policy in the mid-1990s : a report of the CSIS Americas Program by Lowell Ronald Fleischer ( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Brief report on Colombia's situation in the aftermath of Ernesto Samper's Aug. 1994 presidential inauguration. Particularly interesting analysis of the liberal structural economic reforms and their impact on Colombia's trade policy. Authors believe that the economic liberalization process is likely to continue, and that it will help establish closer relations with the US if more effective measures are implemented against drug trafficking"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57
Colombia y la deuda externa by José Antonio Ocampo ( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in Spanish and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introducción a la macroeconomía colombiana by Eduardo Lora ( Book )
12 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in Spanish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inflación y estabilización en América Latina : nuevos modelos estructuralistas by Edward Joaquim Amadeo ( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Utiliza el analisis macroeconomico para estudiar asuntos como proceso inflacionario, restriccion de divisas y control de las importaciones, deuda externa y ajuste fiscal en las economias latinoamericanas
Apertura y crecimiento : el reto de los noventa ( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in Spanish and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lecturas de macroeconomía colombiana by José Antonio Ocampo ( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Estudios sobre la economia colombiana que tienen en comun la elaboracion de modelos teoricos para el analisis de variables economicas y sus interrelaciones: incluye ahorro e inversion, interaccion de sectores rural y urbano, crecimiento e inflacion, politicas de ajuste, adaptacion de la economia a situaciones de desequilibrio y sistema financiero
Apertura y modernización : las reformas de los noventa ( Book )
6 editions published in 1991 in Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Técnicas de medición económica : metodología y aplicaciones en Colombia by Eduardo Lora ( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Análisis de coyuntura económica : métodos aplicados en América Latina ( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Empirical macroeconomic analysis of various aspects of economic performance for 11 largest Latin American countries. Includes articles on balance of payments, labor markets, monetary and fiscal policy, and inflation"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57
El Sector comercio en Colombia : estructura y comportamiento ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La política económica y social del gobierno de Belisario Betancur by Ciclo de Conferencias sobre la Política Económica y Social del Gobierno Nacional de Belisario Betancur ( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Entrepreneurship in Latin America a Step Up the Social Ladder? by Eduardo Lora ( )
5 editions published between 1905 and 2014 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book looks at both the potential and limits of policies to promote entrepreneurship as an important vehicle for social mobility in Latin America and the Caribbean. Who are the region's entrepreneurs? They tend to be middle-aged males with secondary and, often, tertiary education who represent only a small segment of the economically-active population in the six countries considered in this book. They come from families in which a parent is, or was, an entrepreneur. In fact, a parent's occupation is more important in the decision to become an entrepreneur than a parent's wealth, income or
El salto social en discusión ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Comprehensive critical work evaluates Colombian social policy implemented under the national development plan. Solid work, and a good starting point for those interested in the political economy of development"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57
Colombia by José Antonio Ocampo ( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El desempleo, qué hacer? by Eduardo Lora ( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examina las posibles causas del problema del desempleo en el pais, utilizando una perspectiva comparativa con otras naciones de America Latina, y propone grandes areas de accion para enfrentarlo
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Alternative Names
Lora, E.
Lora, E. (Eduardo)
Lora, Eduardo
Lora, Eduardo, 1953-
Lora T., Eduardo
Lora T., Eduardo (Lora Torres)
Lora-Torres, Eduardo
Lora Torres Eduardo 1953-....
Torres, Eduardo L.
Torres, Eduardo Lora.
Torres Eduardo Lora 1953-....
English (96)
Spanish (69)