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Gaviria, Alejandro 1966-

Overview
Works: 113 works in 166 publications in 3 languages and 1,943 library holdings
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HC125, 330.98
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Most widely held works by Alejandro Gaviria
Is geography destiny? lessons from Latin America by John Luke Gallup( )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For decades, the prevailing sentiment was that since geography is unchangeable, there is no reason why public policies should take it into account. In fact, charges that geographic interpretations of development were deterministic, or even racist, made the subject a virtual taboo in academic and policymaking circles alike. Is Geography Destiny? Challenges that premise and 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 i
Who's in and who's out social exclusion in Latin America by Jere Richard Behrman( )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Políticas antidroga en Colombia : éxitos, fracasos y extravíos by Alejandro Gaviria( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forty years after president Richard Nixon declared the "war against drugs", the debate about the efficiency and cost of the prohibition is still as vigorous as ever. The book, divided in 5 sections covers diverse topics related to the economics and social aspects of illegal drugs through a series of analytical texts and political recommendations on the formulation of more effective anti-drug general policies based in available evidence on what works, without paying attention to political statements and preconceived ideologies
Del romanticismo al realismo social y otros ensayos by Alejandro Gaviria( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is geography destiny? lessons from Latin America by John Luke Gallup( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uribenomics y otras paradojas by Alejandro Gaviria( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los que suben y los que bajan : educación y movilidad social en Colombia by Alejandro Gaviria( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
VISA USA : fortunas y extravíos de los emigrantes colombianos en los Estados Unidos by Alejandro Gaviria( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sibling correlations and social mobility in Latin America by Momi Dahan( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this paper, social mobility is measured by looking at the extent to which family background determines socioeconomic success. Roughly speaking, social mobility can be measure by means of two distinct types of correlations: intergenerational correlations and sibling correlations
La infraestructura de transporte en Colombia by Mauricio Cárdenas S.( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Las consecuencias económicas de un nombre atípico : el caso colombiano by Alejandro Gaviria( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parental actions and siblings' inequality by Momi Dahan( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The model presented in the paper generates important implications concerning how the allocation of resources between children varies across income groups. In the model, poor and middle-income families tend to channel their resources into a few children whereas rich families (and perhaps very poor families as well) tend to allocate resources more evenly. As a result, poor and middle- income families tend to generate more inequality relative to richer families
Three essays on social interactions and intergenerational mobility by Alejandro Gaviria( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who's in and who's out social exclusion in Latin America ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intergenerational mobility in Latin America by Jere Richard Behrman( )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evaluación de impacto del Programa Hogares Comunitarios de Bienestar del ICBF by Raquel Bernal S.( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
School-based peer effects and juvenile behavior by Alejandro Gaviria( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intergenerational mobility, siblings' inequality and borrowing constraints by Alejandro Gaviria( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anemia and child education : the case of Colombia by Alejandro Gaviria( )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Determinantes de la calidad de la educacion en Colombia by Jorge Hugo Barrientos Marín( )
2 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gaviria, Alejandro 1966-
Gaviria U., Alejandro, 1966-
Gaviria U., Alejandro (Gaviria Uribe), 1966-
Gaviria Uribe, Alejandro 1966-...
Uribe, Alejandro Gaviria 1966-
Languages
English (40)
Spanish (27)
Portuguese (1)
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