Dec 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The purpose of this technical note is to provide further guidance on implementing Policy Directive B.10 as it relates to pesticide use, and to propose incorporating the FAO's International Code…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Roza, Vivian; Rodríguez-Tejedo, Isabel; Monje Silva, Andrea; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Vega, Gabriela
To test the effectiveness of a public awareness campaign on women's political participation in a developing country, we conducted a randomized field experiment across 40 municipalities in…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Roza, Vivian; Rodríguez-Tejedo, Isabel; Monje Silva, Andrea; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Vega, Gabriela
Para probar la eficacia de una campaña de sensibilización pública sobre la participación política de las mujeres en un país en desarrollo, realizamos un experimento de campo aleatorizado en 40…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Cámara de Comercio de Barranquilla; Gutierrez, Mabel; Guerra, Juan Carlos; Cantillo, Jose David; Bayona, Paola; Meléndez, Augusto; Rios, Cristian; del Toro, Angeli María; Díaz, Andrés; Valencia, Jorge
The process of developing a methodology for the management of education infrastructure in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean began with an analysis and discussion of types of variables…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Cámara de Comercio de Barranquilla; Gutierrez, Mabel; Guerra, Juan Carlos; Cantillo, Jose David; Bayona, Paola; Meléndez, Augusto; Rios, Cristian; del Toro, Angeli María; Díaz, Andrés; Valencia, Jorge
El desarrollo de una metodología para la gestión de la infraestructura educativa para América Latina y el Caribe (ALyC) requirió en su etapa inicial el análisis y discusión de tipologías de variables…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Perfit, Janine; Russell, Mariko; Muñoz-Ayala, Jorge E.
In modern public management the use of statistics for decision making is essential. Evidence-based policy, as well as results-based public management, cannot operate effectively without reliable and…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Rosales, María Fernanda
A growing body of research argues that early adverse experiences have lasting effects not only on later health outcomes, but also on human capital accumulation. This paper investigates the…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Lucenti, Krista
The Caribbean's location at the crossroads of global container shipping routes gives the region excellent maritime connectivity that could translate into significant commercial opportunities.…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Ducci, Jorge; Cotón, Xenia
Este documento detalla los elementos principales de los análisis y recomendaciones que conforman el Marco Sectorial de Agua y Saneamiento del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo en lo referente al…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Lemay, Michele H.; Rogers, Cassandra; Martin, Dougal
The health of Belize's economy is closely related to the health of the tourism industry, which was responsible for 40 percent of total exports of goods and services from 2008 to 2012. The…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Ricart, Consuelo; Morán, Tzitzi; Kappaz, Christina
This paper seeks to provide insight into the opportunities and challenges ahead for Mexico to consolidate a lifelong learning policy framework, building on the progress and avant garde approach…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Ricart, Consuelo; Morán, Tzitzi; Kappaz, Christina
El objetivo de esta publicación es aportar ideas sobre las oportunidades y desafíos que debe afrontar México para consolidar un marco de políticas para el aprendizaje a lo largo de la vida, a partir…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Covacevich, Catalina
The implementation of educational policies and practices is closely linked to the assessment of student learning, as it enables the monitoring of progress and achievements, the improvement of…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Covacevich, Catalina
La implementación de prácticas y políticas educativas está muy vinculada a la evaluación de los aprendizajes de los estudiantes, ya que ésta permite monitorear avances y logros, mejorar la enseñanza…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) ha desarrollado desde el 2012, una metodología para la evaluación del estado en la incorporación de la Gestión de Riesgo de Desastre (GRD) en los sistemas…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Huppi, Monika; Linares, Ana María; Gwin, Catherine; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Roseth, Benjamin; Torres, Mauricio; Nogueira, Daniel; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Molina, Adriana; Rose, Jonathan; Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Palomino, Alejandro; Morales, Carlos; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Martin, Lucia; Marto, Ricardo; Henríquez, Francisca; Stone, Leslie F.; Maciel, Odette; Medieta, María Paula; Soriano, Alejandro; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka; Puerta, Juan Manuel; González, Ángela; Quintanilla, Oscar; Suarez, David; Alonso, Pablo; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Soldano, Miguel; Tetreault, Alayna; Schijman, Agustina; Buitrago, Paola; Freeman, Peter; Khadr, Ali; Fryer, Michelle; Guerrero, Alejandro; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Ramírez Rodríguez, Santiago
The Board of Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank has requested that the Office of Evaluation and Oversight undertake an evaluation of Special Programs (SP) as part of its 2014 work…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Huppi, Monika; Linares, Ana María; Gwin, Catherine; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Roseth, Benjamin; Torres, Mauricio; Nogueira, Daniel; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Molina, Adriana; Rose, Jonathan; Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Palomino, Alejandro; Morales, Carlos; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Martin, Lucia; Marto, Ricardo; Henríquez, Francisca; Stone, Leslie F.; Maciel, Odette; Medieta, María Paula; Soriano, Alejandro; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka; Puerta, Juan Manuel; González, Ángela; Quintanilla, Oscar; Suarez, David; Alonso, Pablo; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Soldano, Miguel; Tetreault, Alayna; Schijman, Agustina; Buitrago, Paola; Freeman, Peter; Khadr, Ali; Fryer, Michelle; Guerrero, Alejandro; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Ramírez Rodríguez, Santiago
El Directorio Ejecutivo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo solicitó a la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión que llevara a cabo una evaluación de los Programas Especiales como parte de su…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The External Feedback System (EFS) captured perceptions from more than 4,000 partners surveyed between 2012-2014 in government, civil society, public, and private sectors. These perspectives, from…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Sistema de Retroalimentación Externa (EFS por sus siglas en inglés) capturó las percepciones de más de 4.000 socios encuestados entre el 2012 y el 2014, en el gobierno, la sociedad civil, y…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Keefer, Philip; Milanovic, Branko
This working paper advances research on inequality with unique, new data on income distribution in 61 countries, including 20 Latin American countries, to explore the effects of political parties on…