Jan 2009
Author(s): Marcano, Luis; Ruprah, Inder J.
Many public programs and operations by multilateral organisations include technical assistance to the direct beneficiaries of the program in addition to pure financing. However, there is no…
Nov 2008
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This working paper discusses "Safer Commune" - a neighbourhood crime prevention program in Chile that has come under criticism via evidence of rising crime rates and fear of crime in…
Jul 2008
Author(s): Luengas, Pavel; Ruprah, Inder J.
This paper examines the association between trust and community involvement with fear of crime. Fear of crime is measured by three typical perception measures: neighbourhood security; walking alone…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Marcano, Luis; Ruprah, Inder J.
This paper presents the findings of an evaluation of Chile's Progressive Housing Program (PHP), which is a public housing program that finances the purchase of a new house for lower income…
Mar 2008
Author(s): Mednik, Matias; Rodríguez, César; Ruprah, Inder J.
This paper tests the hysteresis hypothesis in unemployment for 13 Latin American countries covering the period 1980-2005. The tests exploit the time series and the cross sectional variation of the…
Mar 2008
Author(s): Marcano, Luis; Ruprah, Inder J.
High delinquency rate of publicly provided mortgages in social housing programs are often interpreted to be due to moral hazard. In this working paper, the authors show that the typically used…
Aug 2007
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Marcano, Luis
This paper presents the findings of a meta-evaluation of Chile's Social Housing Programs since the country's return to democracy in 1990. Chile's housing policy and the specific…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Serrano, Loretta; Bose, Monica; Arenas, Daniel; Berger, Gabriel; Márquez, Patricia; Lozano, Gerardo; Del Castillo, Elsa; Pires, João Teixeira; Novaes, Elidia; Colburn, Forrest; Vernis, Alfred; Ogliastri, Enrique; Koljatic, Mladen; Gutiérrez, Roberto; Flores, Juliano; Bruni Celli, Josefina; Leguizamón, Francisco A.; Red de Conocimiento sobre Emprendimientos Sociales (SEKN); Silva, Mónica; Lobo, Iván Darío; Reficco, Ezequiel; Lesizza, Mateo; Trujillo, Diana; Prado, Andrea; Borba, Paulo de Rocha; Austin, James; Fischer, Rosa María
The core purpose of social enterprise is to create value for the betterment of society. This aim lies at the center of the framework and is the end toward which all other elements in the framework…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Serrano, Loretta; Bose, Monica; Arenas, Daniel; Berger, Gabriel; Márquez, Patricia; Lozano, Gerardo; Del Castillo, Elsa; Pires, João Teixeira; Novaes, Elidia; Colburn, Forrest; Vernis, Alfred; Ogliastri, Enrique; Koljatic, Mladen; Gutiérrez, Roberto; Flores, Juliano; Bruni Celli, Josefina; Leguizamón, Francisco A.; Red de Conocimiento sobre Emprendimientos Sociales (SEKN); Silva, Mónica; Lobo, Iván Darío; Reficco, Ezequiel; Lesizza, Mateo; Trujillo, Diana; Prado, Andrea; Borba, Paulo de Rocha; Austin, James; Fischer, Rosa María
Este libro reúne los casos de 40 entidades de primera línea de América Latina y España, tanto empresas como organizaciones de la sociedad civil, comprometidas en acciones sociales originales, que la…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Romero, Carlos; Berger, Gabriel; Ickis, John C.; Lozano, Gerardo; Roitter, Mario; Pires, João Teixeira; Ogliastri, Enrique; Maass, Angel; Koljatic, Mladen; Gutiérrez, Roberto; Silva, Mónica; Lobo, Iván Darío; Reficco, Ezequiel; Trujillo, Diana; Pérez, Felipe; Herrero, Gustavo; Austin, James; Casado, Tania; Fischer, Rosa María
En América Latina y el Caribe está aún muy arraigada la idea de que las empresas deben dedicarse exclusivamente a las actividades económicas, mientras que el Estado, las organizaciones no…