Sep 2017
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Alonso, Pablo; Carpanelli, María del Mar; Ramirez Abarca, Nadia; Hernández, María José; Figueroa, Claudia; Sadeghi, Patricia
This evaluation assesses the relevance, implementation, and effectiveness of the tax policy and administration interventions supported by the IDB over the last decade (2007-2016). To assess relevance…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Alonso, Pablo; Carpanelli, María del Mar; Ramirez Abarca, Nadia; Hernández, María José; Figueroa, Claudia; Sadeghi, Patricia
En este trabajo evaluamos la pertinencia, la implementación y la eficacia de las intervenciones en materia de política y administración tributarias respaldadas por el Banco Interamericano de…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Trade facilitation policies intend to simplify administrative processes and accelerate the handling of shipments across borders. Recent research shows that these policies have substantial effects on…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian
Real borders can be thick. They are not dimensionless lines as typically assumed in theoretical models and standard empirical analyses, but a zone populated by agencies that develop and administer…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian
Las fronteras reales pueden ser densas. No son líneas adimensionales tal como se asume generalmente en los modelos teóricos o en los análisis empíricos, sino regiones pobladas por múltiples agencias…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Security concerns in a context of increasingly segmented supply chains haveled to stricter border control measures, which may potentially negatively
affect international trade. Customs around…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Graziano, Alejandro; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Firms selling products abroad usually have to interact with several borderagencies that develop multiple trade regulations and oversee their
compliance. These regulations establish the…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Graziano, Alejandro; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
We examine transaction-level Peruvian import data to show that firms are subject to significant costs of port-of-entry delays. At the transaction level, we observe the time it takes a shipment to…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Graziano, Alejandro; Volpe Martincus, Christian
In this paper, we estimate the effects of transit systems that substantiallystreamline administrative processing of trade flows. In so doing, we use a
unique dataset that consists of the…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo; Graziano, Alejandro
In this paper, we estimate the effects of custom-related delays on firms'exports. In so doing, we use a unique dataset that consists of the universe
of Uruguay's export transactions…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The aim of this note is to explain how potential impacts on cultural heritage should be addressed in the context of IDB projects. The note sets out basic steps for the management of cultural heritage…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El propósito de esta nota técnica es explicar cómo deberían abordarse los impactos potenciales sobre el patrimonio cultural en el contexto de los proyectos del BID. La nota establece los pasos…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Elson, Christina; Estrada-Belli, Francisco
The Maya in a Millennial Perspective looks at the deep history of the lowland Maya. It examines what the Maya thought about the world around them and how they crafted nature into a flourishing…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Elson, Christina; Estrada-Belli, Francisco
Los Mayas en una Perspectiva Milenaria presenta la larga historia de la cultura maya, tal y como tomó forma en las tierras bajas. Examina lo que los mayas pensaron acerca del mundo que los rodeaba y…
Sep 1999
Author(s): von Gleich, Utta; Gálvez, Ernesto
El presente estudio analiza los datos y fuentes demográficas sobre la población étnica de Honduras, así como la situación de pobreza en general, y en especial la étnica, en base a los escasos datos…