Apr 2016
Author(s): Lerner, Josh; Tighe, James; Dew, Steve; Bosiljevac, Vladimir; Leamon, Ann; Díez-Amigo, Sandro; Garcia-Robles, Maria Susana
In April 2015, the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, commissioned the research team to prepare a report on the effectiveness of some…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Lerner, Josh; Tighe, James; Dew, Steve; Bosiljevac, Vladimir; Leamon, Ann; Díez-Amigo, Sandro; Garcia-Robles, Maria Susana
In April 2015, the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, commissioned the research team to prepare a report on the effectiveness of some…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Lerner, Josh; Tighe, James; Dew, Steve; Bosiljevac, Vladimir; Leamon, Ann; Díez-Amigo, Sandro; Garcia-Robles, Maria Susana
In April 2015, the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, commissioned the research team to prepare a report on the effectiveness of some…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Lerner, Josh; Tighe, James; Dew, Steve; Bosiljevac, Vladimir; Leamon, Ann; Díez-Amigo, Sandro; Garcia-Robles, Maria Susana
In April 2015, the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, commissioned the research team to prepare a report on the effectiveness of some…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Peinado-Vara, Estrella; van Haeringen, Reintje; López, Fernanda; Segovia, José Luis; Otsuka, Nobuyuki; Torà Carod, Laura; Palacios, Anabella; Fernández, Xoán; Pavez, Karime; Ventocilla, Maria Claudia; Rodríguez, Juan Carlos; Zimbrick, Ana; Garrett, Julio
This report uses qualitative methodologies to investigate the extent to which inclusive business initiatives can make a substantial contribution to improving the living conditions of the poor while…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Peinado-Vara, Estrella; van Haeringen, Reintje; López, Fernanda; Segovia, José Luis; Otsuka, Nobuyuki; Torà Carod, Laura; Palacios, Anabella; Fernández, Xoán; Pavez, Karime; Ventocilla, Maria Claudia; Rodríguez, Juan Carlos; Zimbrick, Ana; Garrett, Julio
Este informe utiliza metodologías cualitativas para investigar el grado en que las iniciativas de negocios inclusivos (NI) pueden hacer una contribución sustancial a mejorar las condiciones de vida…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Arráiz, Irani; Bruhn, Miriam; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper studies the use of psychometric tests, designed by the Entrepreneurial Finance Lab (EFL), as a tool to screen out high credit risk and potentially increase access to credit for small…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Arráiz, Irani; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper studies the effect of government-backed partial credit guarantees on firms' performance. These guarantees are automatically granted to firms without enough collateral in order to lift…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Arráiz, Irani; Piza, Caio; Cravo, Tulio; Lodato, Simon
The objectives of the evaluation are to assess Opportunities for the Majority (OMJ)'s relevance vis-à-vis its mandate, its effectiveness in achieving development goals, its efficiency in…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Arráiz, Irani; Piza, Caio; Cravo, Tulio; Lodato, Simon
Los objetivos de la evaluación son sopesar la relevancia de Oportunidades para la Mayoría (OMJ) en función de su mandato, su efectividad en el cumplimiento de sus metas de desarrollo, la eficiencia…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Peinado-Vara, Estrella
Socially and environmentally responsible business practices contribute to poverty relief and business success. This report presents some examples and lessons from private initiatives to solve…