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Costa Rica

Scholarly Publications

Male involvement in cardiovascular preventive healthcare in two rural Costa Rican communities

June 2005

BACKGROUND: Gender differences in health system usage can lead to differences in the incidence of morbidity and mortality.

Randomized Controlled Community-based Nutrition and Exercise Intervention Improves Glycemia and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetic Patients in Rural Costa Rica

January 2003

OBJECTIVE: The prevalence of type 2 diabetes, especially in developing countries, has grown over the past decades.

Political Culture and Democracy in Developing Countries

December 1993

In response to scores of requests, this textbook edition of Political Culture and Democracy in Developing Countries has been abridged to convey the core arguments of the book in a format...

Other Publications

Facilitating Trade through Effective Border Control: Costa Rica's Challenging Reform Agenda

April 2015

Peñas Blancas, the border post where all overland commerce passed between Costa Rica and Central American countries to the north, was infamously slow and exceedingly congested.

News

Katsunori Hirano envisions a sustainable future

January 2012

South of Mount Fuji, along Japan’s central eastern coast, sits Shizuoka Prefecture.

Confronting the human dilemma

April 2005

How can ecosystems provide sustainable services to benefit society?Four years in the making, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (see Nature 417, 112-113; 2002) is released this week (starting 30...

Events

LAD Course: INCAE Business School 2012

July 19, 2012

LAD's first event featuring regional and international experts who will discuss the main challenges that the problem of insecurity presents to governance and the institutions of Central America...

Projects

Leadership Academy for Development

Program Overview  |  Background and Rationale  |  Training Program  |  Curriculum   |  Case Studies  |  Partnership  |  LAD Around the World  |  Lectures  | Student Testimonials | Interviews |...
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