ArticleBenito, CarlosWith a stock of near 14,000 horses in 1999, the vibrant equestrian sector of Sonoma is having a large impact on the county economy. At the same times, it is sustaining the green landscape of the county and a traditional American culture. With a capita . . .
ArticleBenito, CarlosThe proximity to the city of San Francisco, beautiful landscapes, a rural historical heritage, and progressive institutions for land conservation, have made Marin County an attractive place to live. These very conditions have also induced population g . . .
ArticleThe Causes of Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Role of Political Institutions and GovernanceBenito, CarlosA large proportion of the 420 million people living in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have begun the Third Millennium living under conditions of poverty. Near 40% of LAC households are poor and 16% extremely poor (CEPAL, 1999.) Poverty is even . . .