Nov 1998
Author(s): Deutsch, Ruthanne
Good practices in targeting, as highlighted here, with an additional effort to go beyond the letter of the law in the identification of project beneficiaries. Effective and efficient targeting…
Nov 1998
Author(s): Deutsch, Ruthanne
Early Childhood Interventions (ECI) are ideally designed to achieve a series of mutually reinforcing objectives with the overarching goal of helping to improve equality of opportunity for children in…
Nov 1998
Author(s): Lustig, Nora; Deutsch, Ruthanne
En el presente documento se ofrece una visión general de la forma en que las actividades crediticias y no crediticias del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo pueden contribuir a reducir la pobreza en…
Nov 1998
Author(s): Chang, Charles C.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Servén, Luis
The debate on the effectiveness of foreign aid has intensified in recent years as aid has come under increasing budgetary pressures in donor countries. Whatever the merits of the opposing arguments,…
Jul 1998
Author(s): Deutsch, Ruthanne
This study undertakes an econometric analysis of data on the use of child care services and labor force participation drawn from a survey of 1,720 households in 15 'favelas' or slums, in…
Dec 1997
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Streb, Jorge M.
Although the region remains highly centralized, the tendency toward decentralization is quite strong. Not only is a larger portion of the general government budget executed from the subnational…
Dec 1997
Author(s): Taborga, Miguel; Lucano, Fernando
Este ensayo se presenta dada la gran variedad de actores que intervienen en la promoción de las microfinanzas. Esta herramienta ha sido diseñada para orientar a una amplia gama de instituciones y…