Sep 2017
Author(s): Leal Calderon, Zulima; Chacón, Nelson
We look at the possible channels in which self-employment can harm productivity outcomes in the Andean region and the motivations that incentive workers to opt for self-employment. We estimate…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Amelina, Maria
This paper provides the first experimental evaluation of the participatory budgeting model showing that it increased public participation in the process of public decision making, increased local tax…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Melgarejo, Karl Alexander; Sierra, Ricardo
This report addresses several critical questions regarding Caribbean nations. Does size matter for economic growth and volatility? To what degree has Caribbean economic growth been inferior to that…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
In this policy brief, we review the laments of Caribbean businesspersons. We find that subjective perceptions are rooted in an objective reality. Businesspersons do not complain gratuitously.…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Velarde, Marco; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Alonso, Pablo; Beuermann, Diether; Fevre, Chloe; Pecha, Camilo; Conroy, Hector; Sembler, Jose Ignacio
This country program evaluation (CPE) covers the 2007-2011 period. This evaluation pays particular attention to the relevance of the IDB's program in relation to Mexico's fundamental…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Velarde, Marco; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Alonso, Pablo; Beuermann, Diether; Fevre, Chloe; Pecha, Camilo; Conroy, Hector; Sembler, Jose Ignacio
Esta Evaluación de Programa de País (EPP) cubre el período 2007-2011.La evaluación analiza particularmente la relevancia del Programa del BID en relación con los desafíos fundamentales de México,…
Apr 2010
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
In this working paper, the authors present evidence that homeowners are happier than non-homeowners and it is homeownership that causes the difference in happiness. The data used is from seventeen…
May 2008
Author(s): Marcano, Luis; Ruprah, Inder J.
This paper presents the findings of an evaluation of Chile's Progressive Housing Program (PHP), which is a public housing program that finances the purchase of a new house for lower income…
Feb 2008
Author(s): Marcano, Luis; Ruprah, Inder J.
High delinquency rate of publicly provided mortgages in social housing programs are often interpreted to be due to moral hazard. In this working paper, the authors show that the typically used…
Jul 2007
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Marcano, Luis
This paper presents the findings of a meta-evaluation of Chile's Social Housing Programs since the country's return to democracy in 1990. Chile's housing policy and the specific…