IDB RES Project on Quality of Life in Urban Neighborhoods: The Case of Buenos Aires

Sep 2008
This presentation discusses the IDB-RES project conducted in the neighborhood of Buenos Aires. This project was an opportunity to carry out in-depth studies throughout the region and contained true positive externalities including: interaction among research teams, with academic advisors and with IDB staff, which led to the sharing of information and collaborative research. Each team concentrated on each cities' characteristics and salient issues and the process resulted in new data sources, original methodological development and interesting policy results. This presentation was presented at the IDB-OECD Seminar "Monitoring the Urban Quality of Life in Latin America: The Urban Dimension" held in Paris, France on September 26th, 2008.