Dec 2015
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Carneiro, Pedro; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Schady, Norbert
We assigned two cohorts of kindergarten students, totaling more than 24,000 children, to teachers within schools with a rule that is as-good-as-random. We collected data on children at the beginning…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl; Soriano, Alejandro; Huppi, Monika
In 2010 the Governors of the IDB approved two formal agreements -the "Cancun Declaration" and the "Report on the Ninth General Increase in the Resources of the Inter-American…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl; Soriano, Alejandro; Huppi, Monika
En 2010, los Gobernadores del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo aprobaron dos acuerdos formales -la "Declaración de Cancún" y el Informe IDB-9- que condujeron al Noveno Aumento General de…
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…
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…
Jul 1997
Author(s): Benston, George J.
Banking authorities must resolve or otherwise deal with existing banks that are weak or insolvent without imposing costs on consumers or taxpayers. Two aspects of this concern should be delineated.…