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…
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…
Oct 2007
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Navajas, Fernando; Catena, Marcelo
Se estudian las implicancias fiscales y energéticas de la escalada en los precios del petróleo estimando efectos directos e indirectos. Dado que las economías se hallan en una fase expansiva,…
Aug 2004
Author(s): Gil, Lissette
Presentación sobre el desarrollo de un proyecto que permita el incremento del potencial de desarrollo del destino por un aumento sustancial de la inversión extranjera en la zona, lo cual posibilitará…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Naranjo, Fernando
This paper analyzes budgetary institutions, the tax system and public debt management in Jamaica. It explores the nature of budget institutions and design, beyond formal administrative or budgetary…
Aug 2002
Author(s): Bour, Juan Luis; Artana, Daniel; Navajas, Fernando
El propósito de este trabajo es analizar la situación fiscal de Ecuador y las perspectivas. Durante los años 2000 y 2001 el resultado del Sector Público No Financiero (SPNF) se convirtió en…
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…