Jun 2019
Author(s): Bernales, Alejandro; Beuermann, Diether; Cumming, Douglas; Olid, Christian
Relatively little is known about the effects of blue-collar crime (theft, robbery, vandalism or arson) on financial decisions. Previous literature has focused its attention either on 'regional…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Gauto, Victor; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
The March 2019 Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin focuses on a specific challenge for the Caribbean economies – insufficient financial inclusion, which can hold back growth, development, and efforts…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Muñoz Miranda, Andrés; Martínez-Vázquez, Jorge
This paper argues that the need for metropolitan-wide government is higher the larger the unrealized benefits from economies of scale and externalities. It contends that there is no trade-off between…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Jarquín, María José; Molina Bolaños, Evelyn; Roseth, Benjamin
La Auditoría de Desempeño es una de las áreas más importantes de la evolución de las Entidades Fiscalizadoras Superiores de América Latina y el Caribe en las últimas dos décadas. A partir de la…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Etude Economie conseil
This file contains data at the firm level for the 2011 Finance and Gender Issues Survey that is a follow-up of Enterprise survey 2010 implemented in Barbados financed by IDB. This data specially…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Demaestri, Edgardo C.; Chiara, Jimena
La constitución de un fondo soberano establecido para cubrir al Estado ante la eventual ocurrencia de determinado evento, genera obligaciones contingentes que deben ser adecuadamente identificadas y…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Margot, Diego; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Much attention has been devoted to how much infrastructure investment LAC needs. Less attention has been devoted to where that investment comes from. This report examines how much LAC invests in…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Margot, Diego; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Durante las últimas décadas se ha prestado especial atención a cuánto es necesario invertir en infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Sin embargo, no ha ocurrido lo mismo en relación al…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Linares, Ana María; Schijman, Agustina; Scholl, Lynn; Fevre, Chloe; Britton, Kathryn; Guerrero, Alejandro; Tetreault, Alayna; Ramirez, Santiago; Palomino, Alejandro; Hernández, María José; Beltrán, Víctor
As part of its 2015 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has prepared the Bank's country program evaluation (CPE) with Uruguay for the period 2010-2015. This CPE is the…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Linares, Ana María; Schijman, Agustina; Scholl, Lynn; Fevre, Chloe; Britton, Kathryn; Guerrero, Alejandro; Tetreault, Alayna; Ramirez, Santiago; Palomino, Alejandro; Hernández, María José; Beltrán, Víctor
Como parte de su plan anual de trabajo 2015, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) preparó la Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) del Banco con Uruguay durante el periodo 2010-2015. Este CPE…
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…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Hansen, Erwin; Wagner, Rodrigo
This paper explores how affiliates of multinational corporations save liquidity when facing a transitory cash-flow shock. For this a panel is first built of non-publicly traded copper mines in South…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo; Tejada, Mikel
Honduras has expanded its public-private partnership portfolio considerably since passing the PPP law in 2010, but concerns remain about their institutional and regulatory capabilities even in the…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo; Tejada, Mikel
Honduras ha ampliado su cartera de asociaciones público-privada considerablemente desde la aprobación de la ley de APP en 2010. No obstante, existen ciertas limitaciones en la capacidad institucional…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Jugo, Luis; Calderon, Marta
This presentation gives an overview of the importance of creating a data analytics strategy in an internal audit department. It describes reasons for having a data analytics strategy, where to start…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Almost one fifth of children under five in El Salvador are anemic because their diets contain too little iron. In rural areas, that number rises to 25 percent; the disorder extends across Central…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
En El Salvador casi una quinta parte de los niños menores de cinco años sufren de anemia pues sus dietas contienen muy poco hierro. En las zonas rurales esta cifra se eleva al 25%. Darles a los niños…