Jun 2018
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Cornick, Jorge; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Rivas, Gonzalo
Productive development policies (PDPs) are notoriously hard. They involve a daunting level of technical detail, require public-private collaboration, are in constant danger of capture, and demand…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Sabel, Charles; Stein, Ernesto H.; Trejos, Alberto
This paper summarizes the findings of the recent Inter-American Development Bank book Two to Tango: Public-Private Collaboration Productive Development Policies, based on case studies of 25…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Huppi, Monika; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Hernández, María José; Rivera, Johanan; Torres, Mauricio; Jansson, Maya
This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for Guatemala covers the period 2012-2016. It is the fourth occasion on which OVE has evaluated the Bank's program with the country. The previous…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Huppi, Monika; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Hernández, María José; Rivera, Johanan; Torres, Mauricio; Jansson, Maya
Esta Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) con Guatemala cubre el periodo 2012-2016, y es la cuarta oportunidad en que la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) evalúa el programa con el país. Las…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Chang, Susan M.; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Powell, Christine; Walker, Susan P.
This is the implementation manual of a programme that teaches mothers how to care, talk and play with their child in a way to improve their development. When they get older, this will help them to be…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Chang, Susan M.; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Powell, Christine; Walker, Susan P.
Este es un manual de implementación de un programa que busca enseñar a las madres cómo cuidar de sus niños, hablar y jugar con ellos de una manera que mejore su desarrollo, de manera que cuando…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Sabel, Charles; Stein, Ernesto H.; Trejos, Alberto
It takes two to tango. Strong public-private collaboration is key for discovering and implementing effective productive development policies to bring out the best in existing economic activities and…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Huppi, Monika; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Torres, Mauricio; Hernández, María José; Rivera, Johanan; Jansson, Maya
As part of its 2016 work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the country program evaluation (CPE) for Guatemala covering the 2012-2016 period. This approach paper…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Huppi, Monika; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Torres, Mauricio; Hernández, María José; Rivera, Johanan; Jansson, Maya
Como parte de su plan anual de trabajo 2016, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) está preparando la Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) con Guatemala durante el periodo 2012-2016. Este…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Cornick, Jorge; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.
This paper discusses the organizational structure and technical, operational and political capabilities required for successful productive development policies (PDPs). It also discusses how…
Mar 2000
Author(s): Gaviria, Alejandro; Stein, Ernesto H.
In this paper, we use a panel approach to study population growth in major cities around the world. We find that major cities grow faster in relatively backward economies and in more volatile, faster…
Jun 1999
Author(s): Biehl, María Loreto
This document is one of a series of technical notes that describe the nature and magnitude of violence in the region, its causes and effects, and how it can be prevented and controlled. The notes…
Jun 1999
Author(s): Biehl, María Loreto
This document is one of a series of technical notes that describe the nature and magnitude of violence in the region, its causes and effects, and how it can be prevented and controlled. The notes…