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 ALBERTO YAGUI has been named the IDB's alternate executive director for Peru and Colombia. He was most recently the president of Peru's Comisión Nacional Supervisora de Empresas y Valores.

 ANTONIO SORUCO VILLANUEVA, formerly the principal advisor to the Bank's executive director for Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay, has been named alternate executive director for the same countries.

 HIROSHI TOYODA was appointed manager of the Private Sector Department. He had been IDB executive director for Japan and a group of European countries.

 ANTONIO VIVES has been named deputy manager of the Bank's Sustainable Development Department. He was chief of the Infrastructure and Financial Markets Division of the same department.



"Economic and Social Development in the XXI Century", edited by Louis Emmerij, 579 pp.

What new directions will development take in the next century? A distinguished group of experts on economic development debated this question in late 1996 at a symposium at the IDB's headquarters in Washington, D.C. This volume brings together their views on such topics as macroeconomic stability, savings, human resources, employment, equity and the role of the state.


With this issue, THE IDB bids farewell to Samuel Silva, associate editor and a valuable part to our efforts to report on the IDB and Latin American development. He leaves for Miami to become U.S. correspondent for América Economía, a premier business publication that covers the region.

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