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Lora, Eduardo - Economist


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Eduardo Lora, a Colombian citizen, has coordinated several editions of the IDB flagship publications (IPES / DIA): Beyond Facts: Understanding Quality of Life (Development in the Americas, 2009); Competitiveness: The Business of Growth (Economic and Social Progress Reports, IPES, 2001); Development Beyond Economics (IPES, 2000); Facing Up to Inequality in Latin America (IPES, 1998/9); and Latin America After a Decade of Reforms (IPES, 1997).

Mr. Lora has edited (or coedited) 12 books on economic and social policy issues, most recently The Quality of Life in Latin American Cities (with A. Powell, B. van Praag, and P. Sanguinetti, 2010); Paradox and Perception (with Carol Graham, 2009); and, The State of State Reform in Latin America (2007). Additionally, he has written several textbooks including Methods of Economic Measurement (available in Spanish only), which is now in its fourth edition and has been reprinted 15 times.

He has a regular column in the Colombian magazine Dinero and has published numerous articles on development issues in academic journals.

Mr. Lora holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and a Master of Science degree in Economics from the London School of Economics. He has received various academic and professional awards, including the title of “Distinguished Alumnus” of the London School of Economics. Before joining the Bank in 1996, Mr. Lora was Executive Directive of Fedesarollo in Bogotá, Colombia.

Last update: February 2012.

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IDB-BK-124 Books Entrepreneurship in Latin America: A Step Up the Social Ladder? Lora, Eduardo
Castellani, Francesca
Mar, 2014
IDB-WP-423 Working Papers The Distance between Perception and Reality in the Social Domains of Life Lora, Eduardo
Aug, 2013
IDB-BR-103 Brochures More than Revenue: Taxation as a Development Tool (Executive Summary) Lora, Eduardo
Fretes Cibils, Vicente
Corbacho, Ana
May, 2013
IDB-AR-103 Annual Report More than Revenue: Taxation as a Development Tool Lora, Eduardo
Fretes Cibils, Vicente
Corbacho, Ana
Apr, 2013
IDB-WP-346 Working Papers Structural Reforms in Latin America: What Has Been Reformed and How to Measure It (Updated version) Lora, Eduardo
Oct, 2012
IDB-PB-177 Policy Brief Is there an anti-labor bias in Latin American tax policies? Lora, Eduardo
Fajardo, Deisy Johanna
Oct, 2012
IDB-WP-334 Working Papers Employment and Taxes in Latin America: An Empirical Study of the Effects of Payroll, Corporate Income and Value-Added Taxes on Labor Outcomes Lora, Eduardo
Fajardo, Deisy Johanna
Sep, 2012
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Fiscal Policy for Sustainable and More Equitable Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean Macroeconomics Lora, Eduardo
Mancilla, Elton
Ter-Minassian, Teresa
Fretes Cibils, Vicente
Garcia, Gustavo
Nov, 2011 Fiscal and Municipal Management Division
The Future of Taxation in Latin America and the Caribbean Government and Democracy Powell, Andrew
Lora, Eduardo
de la Cruz, Rafael
Marcel, Mario
Mancilla, Elton
May, 2011 The Latin American and Caribbean Research Network
Potential and Challenges of the Property and Land Tax in Latin America and the Caribbean Government and Democracy Lora, Eduardo
Marcel, Mario
Mancilla, Elton
Ter-Minassian, Teresa
Fretes Cibils, Vicente
Apr, 2011 The Latin American and Caribbean Research Network
Strengthening Mobility and Entrepreneurship: A Case for the Middle Classes Microeconomics Lora, Eduardo
Mancilla, Elton
Levy Algazi, Santiago
López-Calva, Luis
Castellani, Francesca
Mar, 2011 Research Department
Subnational Revenue Mobilization in Latin American and Caribbean Countries Macroeconomics Stein, Ernesto H.
Lora, Eduardo
Ter-Minassian, Teresa
Fretes Cibils, Vicente
De la Cruz, Rafael
Sep, 2010 The Latin American and Caribbean Research Network
Quality of Life in Urban Neighborhoods in Latin America and the Caribbean Poverty Reduction and Labor Powell, Andrew
Lora, Eduardo
Sanguinetti, Pablo
Jun, 2007 The Latin American and Caribbean Research Network
Understanding Quality of Life in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Multidimensional Approach Poverty Reduction and Labor Pagés-Serra, Carmen
Lora, Eduardo
Behrman, Jere R.
Graham, Carol
Navarro, Juan Carlos
Jun, 2007 The Latin American and Caribbean Research Network
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