Aug 2018
Author(s): Contreras, Manuel E.; Richard, Patrick; Siebert, Sara; Ovince, Junior; Blackwell, Alexandra
Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is highly prevalent in Haiti and constitutes a serious public health problem. Social norms promoting power imbalance between women and men and condoning VAWG…
May 2017
Author(s): Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF)
El objetivo de este proyecto es medir las inversiones en infraestructura en los países de América Latina y el Caribe, reportar su valor, difundir los resultados y promover el análisis de sus impactos…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Bustelo, Monserrat; Martinez, Sebastian; Pérez, Michelle; Rodríguez Silva, Julio
Ciudad Mujer (CM) es un programa liderado por el Gobierno de El Salvador a través de la Secretaría de Inclusión Social (SIS) con el apoyo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), que pretende…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Galdo, Virgilio; Torero, Máximo; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper takes advantage of a quasi-natural experiment in Peru by which the privatized telecommunications company was required by government to randomly install and operate public pay phones in…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Galdo, Virgilio; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper fills a void in the issue of determinants of privatization prices by concentrating in one industry across many countries. This has not been done before, as the literature has only focused…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Galdo, Virgilio; Chong, Alberto E.
Should state-owned enterprises change chief executive officer before privatizing? We test competing views on this question by complementing a recently released database with newly collected data. We…