Oct 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Walsh, Brian; Feng, Kuishuang; Di Capua, Laura; Liu, Yu; Zuluaga, Daniela; Robles, Marcos; Hubacek, Klaus
Carbon taxes are advocated as efficient fiscal and environmental policies, but they have proven difficult to implement. One reason is that carbon taxes can aggravate poverty by increasing prices of…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Walsh, Brian; Feng, Kuishuang; Di Capua, Laura; Liu, Yu; Zuluaga, Daniela; Robles, Marcos; Hubacek, Klaus
Los impuestos al carbono son promovidos como políticas fiscales y ambientales eficientes, aunque han resultado difíciles de implementar. Una razón es que pueden agravar la pobreza al aumentar los…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Almeida, Eduardo; Prat, Jordi; Vargas-Moreno, Juan Carlos; Acevedo, María Cecilia; Del Carmen, Giselle; Mejía, Alejandra; Solera, Marco; Castillo Martínez, Paula; Del Campo, Victoria; Flores, Juan; Lennon Sabatini, Joaquín; Paz, Marcelo; Valencia, Adriana
Honduras: A Territorial Approach to Development presents an innovative approach to address the development challenges of the country. The document first describes the main challenges to inclusive…
May 2019
Author(s): Huete García, Agustín
Los avances de los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) en el fortalecimiento de la institucionalidad de la protección social no necesariamente han estado acompañados por un reconocimiento de…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Cicowiez, Martin; Filippo, Agustín
This document presents the group of simulations related to “Macroeconomic Shocks”, and analyzes the results for both the CGE model and the microsimulation model. In a companion document, we provide a…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Cicowiez, Martin; Filippo, Agustín
In this document we consider various scenarios related to changes in policies and exogenous conditions; our purpose is to assess various vulnerabilities and opportunities for Haiti. The analytical…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Martinez, Diego; Borja, Tathiana; Borja, Tathiana; Medellín, Nadin; Cueva, Pedro
El Bono de Desarrollo Humano (BDH) es el programa de transferencias monetarias condicionadas (PTMC) de Ecuador que inició operaciones en 2003, sucediendo así al programa de transferencias no…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Rodríguez, Patricio; Palomino, Norma; Mondaca, Javier
Con el fin de colaborar con la utilización de Big Data y Data Science en el diseño e implementación de políticas públicas en Latinoamérica y el Caribe, se presentan tres estudios exploratorios…
May 2017
Author(s): Rodríguez, Patricio; Palomino, Norma; Mondaca, Javier
This paper discusses the constantly changing definition of big data and portrays the landscape of the most widely used analytical techniques in the context of public policy formulation in Latin…
May 2017
Author(s): Rodríguez, Patricio; Palomino, Norma; Mondaca, Javier
El presente trabajo comenta la definición de "datos masivos", en evolución permanente, y describe un panorama de las técnicas analíticas más utilizadas en el contexto de la formulación de…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Stone, Leslie F.; Maciel, Odette; Quintanilla, Oscar; Sadeghi, Patricia; Bouillon, César P.
This evaluation presents a comparative analysis of the support provided by the Inter-American Development Bank to housing and neighborhood upgrading programs in four countries: Barbados, Guyana,…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Stone, Leslie F.; Maciel, Odette; Quintanilla, Oscar; Sadeghi, Patricia; Bouillon, César P.
Esta evaluación contiene un análisis comparativo del apoyo que ha proporcionado el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo a los programas de vivienda y mejoramiento de barrios de cuatro países: Barbados…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Bosch, Mariano; Schady, Norbert
Many poor households in developing countries are liquidity-constrained. As a result, they may under-invest in the human capital of their children. We provide new evidence on the long-term (10-year)…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Stampini, Marco; Martinez-Cordova, Sofia; Insfran, Sebastian; Harris, Donna Oretha
We explored the hypothesis that the Programme of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH), Jamaica's conditional cash transfer program, contributes to breaking the inter-generational…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Stampini, Marco; Martinez-Cordova, Sofia; Insfran, Sebastian; Harris, Donna Oretha
Exploramos la hipótesis de que el Programa de Transferencia Monetaria Condicionada de Jamaica, Programa de Avance a través de la Salud y Educación (PATH, por sus siglas en inglés), contribuye a…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Molina-Millan, Teresa; Barham, Tania; Macours, Karen; Maluccio, John A.; Stampini, Marco
We review the literature on the long-term impacts of Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs in Latin America. Long-term impacts are defined as those that both: 1) are related to the accumulation of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in the Republic of the Philippines.
Sep 2016
Author(s): Gertler, Paul; Martinez, Sebastian; Rawlings, Laura B.; Premand, Patrick; Vermeersch, Christel M. J.
The second edition of the Impact Evaluation in Practice handbook is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to impact evaluation for policy makers and development practitioners. First published…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Gertler, Paul; Martinez, Sebastian; Rawlings, Laura B.; Premand, Patrick; Vermeersch, Christel M. J.
La segunda edición del libro "Evaluación de impacto en la práctica" es una introducción completa y accesible a las evaluaciones del impacto para la comunidad internacional de desarrollo,…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Gertler, Paul; Martinez, Sebastian; Rawlings, Laura B.; Premand, Patrick; Vermeersch, Christel M. J.
A segunda edição do livro Avaliação de Impacto na Prática é uma introdução completa e acessível ao mundo das avaliações de impacto para os formuladores de políticas públicas e os profissionais do…