Aug 2019
Author(s): Kinnan, Cynthia; Samphantharak, Krislert; Townsend, Robert; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
We study the dual role of networks in providing insurance and in propagating idiosyncratic shocks by using variation in the timing of severe shocks on health spending experienced by households in…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Bernal, Pedro
Maintaining high standards of care from doctors, nurses and other health professionals is of critical importance for an effective and efficient health system. Yet deficient levels of health worker…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Giedion, Úrsula; Distrutti, Marcela; Muñoz, Ana Lucía; Pinto, Diana M.; Díaz, Ana M.
Esta monografía utiliza un enfoque sistémico para abordar la priorización explícita en salud, lo que facilita la comprensión de los procesos que la integran, los actores que involucra y su relación…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel
Energy liberalization is commonly measured by the level of market competitiveness and price reductions. This review applies an alternative method, market power, to give a sense of firms’ pricing…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Pecha, Camilo
This policy brief answers three main questions with respect to the no-user-fee policy adopted across public health centres in Jamaica: (i) Has the policy improved health status among working age…
Feb 2017
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Prat, Jordi; Solera, Marco; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Linares, Jennifer; Lagarda, Guillermo; Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel
The macroeconomic context of Central America and the Dominican Republic has been characterized by positive perspectives. The economic recovery of United States, lower commodity prices, and the low…
Feb 2017
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Prat, Jordi; Solera, Marco; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Linares, Jennifer; Lagarda, Guillermo; Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel
El contexto macroeconómico de Centroamérica y República Dominicana ha estado caracterizado por tener expectativas positivas. La recuperación económica de Estados Unidos, a los bajos precios de las…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This Breve is based on the original thesis work and on a webinar presented by Dr. Fábio Ferride-Barros regarding the "Ethics of Health Resources Allocation in the Publicly Financed Health Care…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este Breve se basa en el trabajo de tesis original y un seminario virtual presentado por el Dr. Fábio Ferri-de-Barros sobre "La ética en la asignaciónde recursos públicos de salud en el sistema…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Pecha, Camilo
This study examines whether Jamaica's free public healthcare policy affectedhealth status and labor supply of adult individuals. It compares outcomes of
adults without health insurance…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This Breve presents the story of how, in recent years, the Colombian health system has struggled with technological pressure. The impact of technological pressure on the health sector during the last…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este Breve aborda la historia reciente del sistema de salud colombiano que inicia en 1993 con la creación de un sistema de aseguramiento universal. Durante los años recientes, este sistema ha…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The following Breve provides an overview of the main challenges that societies, health care systems, and policy makers are currently facing to confront cancer. This brief analyzes the main…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Chile, presenting the case study of Upasol.
Apr 2016
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
Climate change presents huge challenges for humankind. Yet within these challenges lie myriad opportunities for people of all ages, including professional opportunities in exciting, influential…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
El cambio climático y sus implicaciones para la vida en el planeta presenta enormes desafíos para la humanidad. Hay mucho por hacer y con estos retos también surgen también una serie de oportunidades…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Janson, Nils; Gischler, Christiaan; Humpert, Malte; Espinasa, Ramón
This Energy Dossier is part of a series of publications produced by the Energy Division of the Infrastructure and Environment Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. It is designed to…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Serebrisky, Tomás; Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
Electricity loss is a key component in measuring the efficiency and financial sustainability of the power sector. It represents the difference between the amount of electricity that enters the…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Serebrisky, Tomás; Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
La pérdida eléctrica es un componente clave en la medición de la eficiencia y la sostenibilidad financiera del sector eléctrico. Representa la diferencia entre la cantidad de electricidad que ingresa…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Willmott, Julia; Costello, E. Allison; Gordon, Caleb; Forcey, Greg; Casto, Sean; Beaulac, Genevieve; Pilla, Ernani
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has seen its portfolio of wind power projects increase substantially, a trend which is expected to continue. This report is intended to provide expert…