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Lora, Eduardo - Economist


Professional profile:

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.

Publications:

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P-248 Presentations A Decade After the Great Wave of Structural Reforms: What Have We learned? Lora, Eduardo
Sep, 2004
B-10Years Monograph A Decade of Development Thinking Stein, Ernesto H.
Pagés-Serra, Carmen
Lora, Eduardo
Panizza, Ugo
Oct, 2004
S-246 Discussion Papers A Decade of Development Thinking Stein, Ernesto H.
Pagés-Serra, Carmen
Lora, Eduardo
Panizza, Ugo
Sep, 2004
WP-348 Working Papers A Decade of Structural Reform in Latin America: What Has Been Reformed and How to Measure It Lora, Eduardo
Jun, 1997
IDB-WP-272 Working Papers A New Way of Monitoring the Quality of Urban Life Powell, Andrew
Lora, Eduardo
Nov, 2011
RIT-111 RES in the Press Agenda económica pendiente (Pending Economic Agenda) Lora, Eduardo
Feb, 2007
B-632 Books Beyond Facts. Understanding Quality of Life Lora, Eduardo
Nov, 2008
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Research Projects:

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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
Geography and Development in Latin America Macroeconomics Lora, Eduardo
Gaviria, Alejandro
Gallup, John Luke
Oct, 1998 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
Preparation of Basic Textbooks on the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean Macroeconomics Velasco, Andrés
Calvo, Guillermo A.
Lora, Eduardo
Pombo, Carlos
Feb, 2004 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
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
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