Jun 2018
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Farias, Pedro; Porrúa, Miguel; Villalba, Harold; Acevedo, Sebastián; Peña, Norma; Estevez, Elsa; Linares Lejarraga, Sebastián; Fillotrani, Pablo
This book is about the smallest unit of public policy: the government transaction. Government transactions—requesting a birth certificate, registering a property, or opening a business, for example—…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Farias, Pedro; Porrúa, Miguel; Villalba, Harold; Acevedo, Sebastián; Peña, Norma; Estevez, Elsa; Linares Lejarraga, Sebastián; Fillotrani, Pablo
Este libro se centra en la unidad más pequeña de la política pública: el trámite. El trámite –sacar la partida de nacimiento, registrar una propiedad, o abrir un negocio, por ejemplo– es lo que…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela; Galiani, Sebastián; Gertler, Paul
Public expenditures on non-contributory pensions are equivalent to at least onepercent of GDP in several countries in Latin America and is expected to increase. We explore the effect of non-…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela; Gertler, Paul; Galiani, Sebastián
The creation of non-contributory pension schemes is becoming increasingly common as countries struggle to reduce poverty. Drawing on data from Mexico's Adultos Mayores Program (Older Adults…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Fevre, Chloe; Buitrago, Paola; Tetreault, Alayna; Morales, Carlos; Delgado, William; Cruz, José Miguel; Dammert, Lucia; Garcette, Nicolas; Guerra, Nancy; Nazario, Olga; Rivera-Cira, Tirza; Cano, Ignácio; Soares, Yuri
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or the Bank) has been involved in citizen security projects for almost two decades. Since 1999, strategic Bank documents have highlighted the importance of…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Fevre, Chloe; Buitrago, Paola; Tetreault, Alayna; Morales, Carlos; Delgado, William; Cruz, José Miguel; Dammert, Lucia; Garcette, Nicolas; Guerra, Nancy; Nazario, Olga; Rivera-Cira, Tirza; Cano, Ignácio; Soares, Yuri
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID o el Banco) ha participado desde hace casi dos décadas en proyectos de seguridad ciudadana. Desde 1999, se ha destacado en documentos estratégicos del Banco…
Apr 2007
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Galiani, Sebastián; Piras, Claudia; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper analyzes the evolution of gender differences in school attendance and attainment in Latin America and the Caribbean, for both adults who left the educational system and children in school…
Oct 2005
Author(s): Piras, Claudia; Ripani, Laura
This study asks a simple question that has significant implications for gender equality. After decades of increasing female participation in the labor market, advances in the labor legislation and…
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.…