Jul 2019
Author(s): Ayres, João; Raveendranathan, Gajendran
We use firm dynamics statistics on employment by age, entry, exit, and job flows to identify sources of business cycle fluctuations in the U.S. economy since 1980.
We extend the Hopenhayn (…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Chong, Alberto E.; León, Gianmarco; Roza, Vivian; Valdivia, Martín; Vega, Gabriela
We use a field experiment to evaluate the impact of two informational get-out-the-vote (GOTV) campaigns to boost female electoral participation in Paraguay. We find that public campaigns had no…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Schimanski, Caroline; Chagalj, Cristian
This study analyzes the evolution of gender-based educational and occupational segregation, from 1999 to 2016, for four Caribbean countries (The Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago).…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Ayres, João
This paper quantifies the flow of knowledge within U.S. multinational corporations in the United States and European Union. A general equilibrium model of knowledge flows within multinationals is…
May 2017
Author(s): Sutton, Heather; Álvarez, Lucciana; van Dijk, Jan; van Kesteren, John; Ruprah, Inder J.; Godinez Puig, Luisa; Jaitman, Laura; Torre, Iván; Pecha, Camilo
While citizen security has become an ever-increasing concern for many Caribbean countries, the magnitude of the problem has not been matched with an equally robust response in terms of research. This…
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…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Morrison, Andrew; Vega, Gabriela
The main objective of this report is to outline the progress made in the second year of the implementation of the IDBs Operational Policy on Gender Equality and Development and its corresponding…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Morrison, Andrew; Vega, Gabriela
El objetivo principal de este reporte es destacar el progreso realizado en el segundo año de implementación de la Poítica Operativa sobre Igualdad de Género en el Desarrollo del BID y su…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Luna, Elba N.; Roza, Vivian; Vega, Gabriela
Este trabajo tiene el doble propósito de documentar y analizar el destacado progreso de las ministras latinoamericanas, siguiendo la ruta de su crecimiento en el tiempo, por países y sectores, y de…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Regalia, Ferdinando; Kuechemann, Christof; Fernández, Elisa; Perfit, Janine; Medici, André; Piras, Claudia; Toman, Michael; Augdal, Trond; Espínola, Viola; Brakarz, José; Rojas, Eduardo; Wilk, David; Wenner, Mark D.; Velasco, Tito; Buvinic, Mayra; Massiah, Ernest; Durán, Marta; Carlos, Vélez; Keipi, Kari; Straface, Fernando; Quiroga, Ricardo; Devlin, Robert; Cahuzac, Georges; Pollan, Michael; Rodríguez, Diego J.; Vega, Gabriela; Richter, Charles; Echeverría, Ruben G.; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Bouillon, César P.; Albertani, Felipe; Ferretti, Janine; Vitro, Robert; Piaggesi, Danilo; Verdisco, Aimee; Beharie, Neville; Solari, Alfredo
Los documentos que se presentan en este volumen incluyen elementos que podrían servir de base para adaptar los objetivos de desarrollo del milenio a las características específicas de la región.…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Jansson, Tor
This paper aims to reveal some basic trends in the financing of microfinance institutions, such as where the financing comes from, and how the distribution changes over time. The paper does not claim…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Jansson, Tor
El objetivo de este documento es mostrar las tendencias en el financiamiento de las instituciones microfinancieras, de dónde vienen y cómo cambian en el tiempo. El documento no pretende ser una…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Jansson, Tor; Rosales, Ramón; Westley, Glenn D.
Esta publicación está dirigida a las autoridades de supervisión bancaria que deseen establecer un marco regulatorio y de supervisión para las microfinanzas o que tengan a su cargo la responsabilidad…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Participar en la economía mundial no lleva necesariamente a elevar la productividad de una nación ni a reestructurar su economía. Estos cambios requieren movilizar capital, empleo, tecnología y…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Competing in the world economy does not automatically boost a nation's productivity and restructure its economy. Such progress requires mobilizing capital, employment, technology and knowledge.…
Nov 1999
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra; Vega, Gabriela; Bertrand, Mauricio; Urban, Anne-Marie; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
This report examines evidence from post-Mitch Central America and disasters in other parts of the world to identify the ways disasters affect women and to highlight women's participation in…