Oct 2010
Author(s): Balsa, Ana; Gandelman, Néstor; Porzecanski, Rafael
This paper reports the results of a three-month randomized controlled trial to estimate the impact of an Internet and mobile telephone short message service (SMS) intervention on adolescents'…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Ter-Minassian, Teresa
This paper explores the design of sound fiscal rules and their effective implementation and enforcement in the light of the existing literature and of available empirical evidence. It focuses in…
May 2010
Author(s): Fernández, Diego; Aguilera, Carlos Arturo; Bóbeda, Juan; Giménez, Julio
Esta nota técnica contiene la exposición del Plan Estratégico Sectorial de Agua Potable y Saneamiento de Paraguay elaborado para la Unidad de los Servicios de Agua Potable y Alcantarillado Sanitario…
Apr 2010
Author(s): Navia, Patricio; Eyzaguirre, Nicolás; Olivari, Jocelyn; Briones, Ignacio; Benavente, José Miguel; Aninat, Cristóbal
This paper analyzes the political economy of productivity-related policymaking in Chile following a political transaction cost model (Spiller and Tommasi, 2003; Murillo et al., 2008). The main…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Benavente, José Miguel; Contreras, Carmen; Contreras, José Luis
Este estudio analiza las características y los resultados de programas para promover consorcios tecnológicos en cuatro economías latinoamericanas: Argentina, Chile, Colombia y Uruguay. Se basa en…