Nov 2019
Author(s): Trachtenberg, Danielle
This paper estimates the effects of NAFTA on labor and wages in Mexico using a local labor-markets approach. While NAFTA offered greater export opportunities to Mexican firms that may raise…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Rojas, Agnes; Morán, Dalmiro; Díaz, Santiago; Lopez, Julio
La Presión Fiscal Equivalente (PFE) de América Latina y el Caribe para el período 1990-2018 bajo la metodología de cálculo BID-CIAT mide la totalidad de los recursos recaudados por los países de la…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Russell, Nathaniel
While there is a large body of literature evaluating how active labor-market policies such as training impact worker outcomes, relatively few studies examine how such policies impact workers who are…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Rojas, Agnes; Morán, Dalmiro
The Equivalent Fiscal Pressure (EFP) of Latin America and the Caribbean for the period 1990-2018, using the IDB-CIAT calculation methodology, measures the total resources collected by the countries…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Rojas, Agnes; Morán, Dalmiro
La Presión Fiscal Equivalente (PFE) de América Latina y el Caribe para el período 1990-2018 bajo la metodología BID-CIAT mide la totalidad de los recursos recaudados por los países de la región,…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Valencia, Horacio
Information asymmetries and limited skills are two main factors affecting jobseekers’ chances to access quality jobs in developing countries. This paper evaluates the effectiveness of a job…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Office of Evaluation and Oversight
In 2018 the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) delivered 11 evaluations. In so doing, OVE specialists reviewed roughly 4300 Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDBG) lending and non-lending…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión
En 2018, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) entregó 11 evaluaciones. Al hacerlo, los especialistas de OVE analizaron aproximadamente 4.300 préstamos, cooperaciones técnicas y productos de…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Escritório de Avaliação e Supervisão
Em 2018, o Escritório de Avaliação e Supervisão (OVE) realizou 11 avaliações. Ao fazê-lo, os especialistas do OVE analisaram aproximadamente 4300 operações de empréstimos e não empréstimos e produtos…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Azuero, Rodrigo; Bosch, Mariano; Torres, Jesica
Simplified tax regimes reduce both tax rates and compliance costs for small firms. On the one hand, these regimes increase the number of businesses formally registered and have the potential of also…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Soriano, Alejandro; Soldano, Miguel; Corrales, Maria Elena; Reichmann, Thomas; Rabchinsky, Galia; Ramirez Abarca, Nadia; Rojas-Asqui, Xiomara
This evaluation of the country program with Paraguay for the period 2014-2018 has been prepared as part of the work program of the Inter-American Development Bank’s Office of Evaluation and Oversight…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Rose, Jonathan; Alonso, Pablo; Soriano, Alejandro; Szwedzki, Roni; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; García, Juan Felipe; Pedraza, Lina; Putic, Melanie
This is OVE’s fifth independent evaluation of the IDB Group’s program in Colombia. This approach paper is structured as follows: Section II provides a brief introduction to the macroeconomic, social…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Rose, Jonathan; Alonso, Pablo; Soriano, Alejandro; Szwedzki, Roni; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; García, Juan Felipe; Pedraza, Lina; Putic, Melanie
Esta es la quinta evaluación independiente que realiza OVE del programa del Grupo BID en Colombia. Este documento de enfoque se organiza de la siguiente manera: la sección II realiza una breve…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Bouillon, César P.; Wattenbach, Horst; Rabchinsky, Galia; Ramirez Abarca, Nadia; Rivera, Johanan; Mejía-Betancourt, Abel; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Mújica, María Eugenia; Mora, Carlos; Rojas-Asqui, Xiomara
This approach paper defines the scope and objectives of the Costa Rica Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for the 2015-2018 period. This is the fifth independent evaluation by the Office of Evaluation…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Bouillon, César P.; Wattenbach, Horst; Rabchinsky, Galia; Ramirez Abarca, Nadia; Rivera, Johanan; Mejía-Betancourt, Abel; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Mújica, María Eugenia; Mora, Carlos; Rojas-Asqui, Xiomara
Este documento de enfoque define el alcance y los objetivos de la Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) de Costa Rica para el período 2015-2018. Esta es la quinta evaluación independiente realizada…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Haarsager, Ulrike; Alonso, Pablo; Bouillon, César P.; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Huppi, Monika; Legarreta, Regina; Niembro, Rasec; Pineda, Astrid; Rey, Joaquin; Putic, Melanie
This is the fourth independent evaluation of the Bank’s country program with Mexico. This approach paper defines the approach and sets out the main evaluation parameters for the CPE. It focuses on…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Haarsager, Ulrike; Alonso, Pablo; Bouillon, César P.; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Huppi, Monika; Legarreta, Regina; Niembro, Rasec; Pineda, Astrid; Rey, Joaquin; Putic, Melanie
Esta es la cuarta evaluación independiente del programa de país del BID con México. En el presente documento se define el enfoque y se establecen los principales parámetros de evaluación que se…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Linares, Ana María; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Maciel, Odette; Fernandez, Coral; Almudena Fernández, Benito; Jaramillo, Jaime; Mejía, Francisco; Schettino Bustamante,Clara; Figueroa, Claudia; Funaro, Anna; Russell, Nathaniel; Putic, Melanie
The objective of this document is to define the scope and methodology of the evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group’s country program with Brazil, to be conducted by Office of…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Linares, Ana María; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Maciel, Odette; Fernandez, Coral; Almudena Fernández, Benito; Jaramillo, Jaime; Mejía, Francisco; Schettino Bustamante,Clara; Figueroa, Claudia; Funaro, Anna; Russell, Nathaniel; Putic, Melanie
El presente documento tiene por objeto definir el alcance y la metodología de la evaluación que la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) llevará a cabo del programa de país del Grupo BID con…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Ramírez, Nadia; Russell, Nathaniel; Hernández, María José; Putic, Melanie
This is the fourth time that OVE is evaluating the IDB’s program with Nicaragua. The evaluation will contribute to the preparation of the IDB Group’s new country strategy, which will replace the…