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Costa Rica Research


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...

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,...

Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Montenegro Torres FernandoJan 01, 2013

The objective of this paper is to assess the key interventions Costa Rica has developed to expand health coverage for the poor and other vulnerable groups, with an emphasis on its approach to primary health care. ...

Annual Report
Jan 01, 2013

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)/International Development Association (IDA) trust funds country report FY2011-FY2013 for Costa Rica includes: disbursements, approvals, and pending...

Cortez Rafael, Pande Aaka, Eozenou Patrick, Leive Adam, Smitz Marc, Ozcelik Ece, Fidler Armin, Klingen NicoleJan 01, 2013

This report gives 14 indicators that describe a country's macro fiscal environment to identify constraints or opportunities for health systems financing. A country with a 10 percent unemployment rate that has...