Dec 2017
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Jaitman, Laura
The IDB has been supporting Sports-for-Development (SFD) initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean since 2004. This document reviews IDB-sponsored initiatives in 18 countries to shed light on…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Jaitman, Laura
Desde 2004 el BID ha venido apoyando iniciativas de deporte para el desarrollo (DPD) en América Latina y el Caribe. Este documento revisa iniciativas patrocinadas por el BID en 18 países para arrojar…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Fernandez, Andres; Imrohoroglu, Ayse; Rud, Juan Pablo
Latin American countries have long exhibited low levels of saving rates when compared to other countries in relatively similar stages of economic development (e.g., Asian economies). Motivated by…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Carrillo, Paul E.; Castro, Edgar; Scartascini, Carlos
This paper evaluates the effect of positive inducements on tax behavior by exploiting a natural experiment in which a municipality of Argentina randomly selected 400 individuals among more than 72,…