Feb 2018
Author(s): Davis, Lucas; Martinez, Sebastian; Taboada, Bibiana
This paper evaluates a field experiment in Mexico in which a quasi-experimental sample of new homes was provided with insulation and other energy efficient upgrades. A novel feature of our study is…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Azevedo, Viviane; Bertachini, Helio; Cossens, Shakirah; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Díaz, Luis; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Linares, Ana María; Maffioli, Alessandro; Manzano, Gádor; Martinez, Sebastian; McCarthy, Nancy; Meduña, Patricia; Mejía, Francisco; Neret, Matilde; Pusterla, Fazia; Rodríguez, César; Salazar, Lina; Sedlacek, Guilherme Luis; Taboada, Bibiana; Toda, Ichiro; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Winters, Paul
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is the IDB's annual corporate report that accounts for the effectiveness of its work, stating the results achieved with the implementation of the…
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…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Arbeláez, María Angélica; Steiner, Roberto; Becerra, Alejandro; Wills, Daniel
Using the 2003 and 2008 Quality of Life Surveys (QLS) conducted by the National Department of Statistics (DANE), this paper identifies the factors that affect housing tenure decisions in Colombia.…
Dec 2009
Author(s): van Praag, Bernard M.S.; Gandelman, Néstor; Ferrer-i-Carbonell, Ada; Ham, Andrés; Lora, Eduardo; Tetaz, Martín; Medina, Carlos; Sanguinetti, Pablo; Cruces, Guillermo; Piani, Giorgina; Alcázar, Lorena; Powell, Andrew; Núñez, Jairo; Ferre, Zuleika; Andrade, Raúl; Robalino, Juan; Madrigal, Róger; Hall, Luis J.; Morales, Leonardo
A growing number of cities around the world have established systems for monitoring the quality of urban life. Many of those systems combine objective information with subjective opinions and cover a…
Dec 2009
Author(s): González Alcocer, María Eugenia; Cohen, Michael; Oliveira, Cléia Beatriz H. de; Santos, Bárbara Araújo dos; Alvarado, Nathalie; Palenque, Patricia; Rojas, Eduardo; de Araujo Larangeira, Adriana; Ruiz, Verónica; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Couriel, Jack; França, Elisabete; Smolka, Martim; Burgos, Ramiro; Brakarz, José; Fandiño, Sonia; Bonat Pegoraro, Denise; Romo, Margarita; Dávila Armas, Heisda; Cuenin, Fernando; Nieto, María de la Luz; Abizanda, Beatriz
Construir ciudades pasa revista a la experiencia de América Latina y el Caribe en el diseño y ejecución de programas de mejoramiento de barrios. El libro expone el conocimiento adquirido por los…
Dec 2009
Author(s): González Alcocer, María Eugenia; Cohen, Michael; Oliveira, Cléia Beatriz H. de; Santos, Bárbara Araújo dos; Alvarado, Nathalie; Palenque, Patricia; Rojas, Eduardo; de Araujo Larangeira, Adriana; Ruiz, Verónica; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Couriel, Jack; França, Elisabete; Smolka, Martim; Burgos, Ramiro; Brakarz, José; Fandiño, Sonia; Bonat Pegoraro, Denise; Romo, Margarita; Dávila Armas, Heisda; Cuenin, Fernando; Nieto, María de la Luz; Abizanda, Beatriz
Building Cities reviews the experiences of the Latin American and Caribbean region in the design and implementation of neighbourhood upgrading programmes. The volume has a particular focus on the…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Scartascini, Carlos; Funaro, Rita; Madrigal, Lucía; Duryea, Suzanne; Chaparro, Juan Camilo; Rodríguez-Pombo, María Victoria; Lora, Eduardo; Sanguinetti, Pablo; Savedoff, William D.; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Verdisco, Aimee; Alfonso, Mariana; Powell, Andrew
Traditionally, the concept of quality of life has been viewed through objective indicators. Beyond Facts looks at quality of life through a new lens, namely, the perceptions of millions of Latin…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Scartascini, Carlos; Funaro, Rita; Madrigal, Lucía; Duryea, Suzanne; Chaparro, Juan Camilo; Rodríguez-Pombo, María Victoria; Lora, Eduardo; Sanguinetti, Pablo; Savedoff, William D.; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Verdisco, Aimee; Alfonso, Mariana; Powell, Andrew
Tradicionalmente, la calidad de vida se ha medido en relación con indicadores objetivos. En Más allá de los hechos se visualiza a través de una nueva lente: la percepción de la gente. Con base en una…