Apr 2019
Author(s): Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Barrios, Juan José; Coj-Sam, Jorge; Del Carmen, Giselle; Díaz, Ana Karen; Escobar, Julia; Filippo, Agustín; Garcimartín, Carlos; Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; López, Arnoldo; Martínez, André; Mejía, Alejandra; Prat, Jordi; Solorzano, José; Torrentes-García, Laura; Vargas, Fanny; Zentner, Joaquín
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of Belize, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama. It also…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Bernal, Pedro
Maintaining high standards of care from doctors, nurses and other health professionals is of critical importance for an effective and efficient health system. Yet deficient levels of health worker…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Celhay, Pablo; Martinez, Sebastian; Vidal, Cecilia
This paper examines gaps in child development by socioeconomic status (SES) using a large nationally representative sample of children 0–59 months old in Bolivia and a rich set of child health and…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Celhay, Pablo; Vidal, Cecilia; Johannsen, Julia
We study the effects of conditional cash transfers to pregnant women on stillbirths and child survival in Bolivia. Payments are conditional on compliance with medically recommended prenatal care and…
May 2017
Author(s): Acevedo, Paloma; Hobbs, Jason; Martinez, Sebastian
We evaluate the effects of municipal infrastructure upgrades on property prices in the Municipality of Campo Grande, Brazil. Using detailed administrative data on property characteristics and sales…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Haarsager, Ulrike; Carbajo, José; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Oliveira, Patricia; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Cabrera, Maria; Sadeghi, Patricia
This evaluation assesses the work done by the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDBG) on public-private partnerships (PPPs) in infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Haarsager, Ulrike; Carbajo, José; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Oliveira, Patricia; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Cabrera, Maria; Sadeghi, Patricia
En la presente evaluación se valora el trabajo realizado por el Grupo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (Grupo del BID) en cuanto a asociaciones públicoprivadas en infraestructura en América…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Haarsager, Ulrike; Carbajo, José; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Oliveira, Patricia; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Cabrera, Maria; Sadeghi, Patricia
Executive Summary of the evaluation that assesses the work done by the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDBG) on public-private partnerships (PPPs) in infrastructure in Evaluation of Public-…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Haarsager, Ulrike; Carbajo, José; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Oliveira, Patricia; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Cabrera, Maria; Sadeghi, Patricia
Resumen ejecutivo de la evaluación sobre el trabajo realizado por el Grupo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (Grupo BID) en cuanto a asociaciones público-privadas en infraestructura en América…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Haarsager, Ulrike; Carbajo, José; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Oliveira, Patricia; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Cabrera, Maria; Sadeghi, Patricia
Sumário Executivo da avaliação que analisa o trabalho feito pelo Grupo do Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento em parcerias público-privadas (PPPs) em infraestrutura na América Latina e Caribe (…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Queiroz, Cesar; Uribe, Andrés; Blumenfeld, Dennis
In the last two decades there has been an increased contribution of the private sector, through some form of public-private partnership (PPP), to finance transport infrastructure in general, and…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Szwedzki, Roni; Michelitsch, Roland; Haarsager, Ulrike; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Cabrera, Maria; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Vargas, Patricia; Sadeghi, Patricia; Carbajo, José
This evaluation seeks to provide an overview of IDBG's work on infrastructure PPPs over the past decade and to draw lessons from the in-depth analysis of a sample of IDBG financed PPP projects,…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Szwedzki, Roni; Michelitsch, Roland; Haarsager, Ulrike; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Cabrera, Maria; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Vargas, Patricia; Sadeghi, Patricia; Carbajo, José
Esta evaluación procura brindar un panorama general de la labor del Grupo del BID con respecto a APP en infraestructura durante el último decenio y extraer lecciones del análisis exhaustivo de una…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián; Gertler, Paul; Cooper, Ryan; Martinez, Sebastian; Ross, Adam; Undurraga, Raimundo
This paper provides empirical evidence on the causal effects that upgrading slum dwellings has on the living conditions of the extremely poor. In particular, we study the impact of providing better…
Feb 1999
Author(s): Ortiz de Zevallos, Gabriel; Eyzaguirre, Hugo; Palacios, Rosa María; Pollarolo, Pierina
El Perú experimentó entre 1990 y 1995 uno de los procesos de estabilización, liberalización, desregulación y privatización más ambiciosos de la región, en el marco de un contexto de "…