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Costa Rica Research

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  • BRIEF
    Class Deena, Cavagnero Eleonora, Ferl Katharina, Rajkumar SunilJan 01, 2014
    Costa Rica is among the top performers in health outcomes in the Latin America region with life expectancy, fertility rates and infant mortality rates comparable to higher income Organization for Economic ...
  • BRIEF
    Nov 01, 2013
    Costa Rica is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the World due to the tectonic interaction of the Cocos and Caribbean plates. Earthquakes, and other natural hazards, place major stress on the country’s...
  • WORKING PAPER
    Oct 29, 2013
    This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Costa Rica. In a series of annual reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in ...
  • WORKING PAPER
    Oct 29, 2013
    This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in Latin America. It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Cullell Jorge Vargas, Gauri Varun, Staton Jeffrey K.Jun 01, 2013
    Theoretical accounts of compliance with court orders emphasize the importance of transparency. Most empirical studies of compliance center on high profile political cases, largely ignoring the high-volume,...