Jul 2016
Author(s): Burgess, Elisabeth; Martínez, Mariana; Magnoni, Barbara; Carballo, Ignacio E.; Hainze, Anna
Durante los últimos 15 años, el sector de las microfinanzas y las instituciones de microfinanzas (IMF) que lo componen en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), han pasado por un proceso de maduración…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Marcel, Mario
This paper describes the adoption and application of the structural fiscal balance rule in Chile, evaluates its outcomes after the first 10 years, and draws 10 lessons from the experiences that may…
Feb 2011
Author(s): Benigno, Gianluca; Chen, Huigang; Otrok, Christopher; Rebucci, Alessandro; Young, Eric R.
Stochastic general equilibrium models of small open economies with occasionally binding financial frictions are capable of mimicking both the business cycles and the crisis events associated with the…
Oct 2007
Author(s): Cocchi, Horacio; Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.
This study analyses the relationships between farm income, adoption of conservation technologies and output diversification among PAES participants by comparing their performance at two points in…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.; Cocchi, Horacio; Solís, Daniel
This paper examines the determinants of adoption of soil conservation technologies among farmers participating in the Environmental Program of El Salvador (PAES). A sample of PAES participants was…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.; Cocchi, Horacio; Solís, Daniel
In this study the authors analyze the degree of output diversification (anything produced in the farm that is not a subsistence crop, i.e., corn or beans) among 520 hillside farmers in El Salvador.…