Oct 2012
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Sadeghi, Patricia; Soldano, Miguel; Elías, Carlos; Rogers, David; García, Salomón; Vargas, Sebastián
The 2008-2012 Country Program Evaluation (CPE) concludes that the Bank's program was programmatically aligned with Government's National Plan for Human Development and addressed five areas…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Sadeghi, Patricia; Soldano, Miguel; Elías, Carlos; Rogers, David; García, Salomón; Vargas, Sebastián
La Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE): Nicaragua, concluye que el programa del Banco se ajustó al Plan Nacional de Desarrollo Humano del gobierno, en cinco áreas que son fundamentales para el…
Aug 2012
Author(s): Becerra, Oscar; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Noy, Ilan
This paper examines Official Development Assistance (ODA) in the aftermath of large natural disasters between 1970 and 2008. Using an event-study approach, the paper finds that while the median…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Bonet, Jaime Alfredo; Acevedo-Daunas, Rafael M.; Alvarado, Nathalie; Barco, Carolina; Brakarz, José; Contreras, Francisco; Cuenin, Fernando; Doyle, Morgan; Doherty-Bigara, Jennifer; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Hori, Tsuneki; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Méndez, Paola; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; Mojica, Carlos; Rueda, Fabio; Sabo, Rebecca; Stevenson, Claudia; Tagwerker, Christopher; Terraza, Horacio; Torres Arzayús, Patricia; Valencia, Sandra; Varea, Marco; Wilk, David
This work presents a comprehensive analysis of urban sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean. The document is composed of six sections, including this introduction. Providing the…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Bonet, Jaime Alfredo; Acevedo-Daunas, Rafael M.; Alvarado, Nathalie; Barco, Carolina; Brakarz, José; Contreras, Francisco; Cuenin, Fernando; Doyle, Morgan; Doherty-Bigara, Jennifer; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Hori, Tsuneki; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Méndez, Paola; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; Mojica, Carlos; Rueda, Fabio; Sabo, Rebecca; Stevenson, Claudia; Tagwerker, Christopher; Terraza, Horacio; Torres Arzayús, Patricia; Valencia, Sandra; Varea, Marco; Wilk, David
Este documento presenta un análisis de la sostenibilidad urbana en América Latina y el Caribe. El trabajo está compuesto por seis secciones. La segunda sección expone una reseña de la relación entre…
Jun 2010
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Noy, Ilan; Pantano, Juan; Galiani, Sebastián
This paper examines the short and long-run average causal impact of catastrophic natural disasters on economic growth by combining information from comparative case studies. The counterfactual of the…
Apr 2010
Author(s): Durante, Juan José; Focke, Kurt S.; Collich, Guillermo J.; Marcel, Mario; Andersen, Torben
The Latin American and Caribbean region is highly exposed to natural disasters. The social and economic impact of these events has been historically very significant and it is showing an increasingly…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Noy, Ilan
Natural disasters are by no means new, yet the evolving understanding of their relevance to economic development and growth is still in its infancy. This paper summarizes the state of the economic…
Mar 2007
Author(s): Andersen, Torben
El presente informe examina el proceso analítico para la gestión del riesgo que comienza con la identificación de las principales amenazas a las que se encuentran expuestos los países de América…
Nov 2002
Author(s): Andersen, Torben
This technical paper provides us with an in-depth explanation of how losses due to catastrophes are insured and who absorbs the costs of compensating the insured assets. In the absence of an…
Nov 2001
Author(s): Andersen, Torben
The report makes a general assessment of the need for catastrophe risk transfer in Latin America and the Caribbean. It analyzes different ways in which risk transfer can take place in the form of…