Dec 2011
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo; Lanzafame, Francesco; Quartesan, Alessandra; Romis, Monica; Jaramillo, Pedro; Zancheti, Sílvio Mendes; Gabriel, Jordelan; Trivelli, Pablo; Nishimura, Yasuyo; Zappino, Vincenzo; Silva, Ana Tarrafa; Stumpo, Sergio; Spiekermann, Meinolf; Bigio, Anthony Gad; Taboroff, June; Taamouti, Mohamed
The IDB undertakes multiple activities in support of urban heritage preservation, including the provision of investment loans and reimbursable and nonreimbursable technical cooperation. The IDB also…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Powell, Andrew; Miller, Marcus; Maier, Antonia
The recent financial crisis has forced a rethink of banking regulation and supervision and the role of financial innovation. This paper develops a model where prudent banks may signal their type…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Majnoni, Giovanni; Powell, Andrew
The recent global financial crisis has put the spotlight on macro-prudential policies to protect firms and households from problems emanating from the financial sector. This paper proposes an…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo; Powell, Andrew
This paper proposes a methodology to resolve the problems that result from using a combination of objective and subjective information in evaluating urban quality of life. The paper further suggests…