Feb 2012
Author(s): Azevedo, Viviane; Bertachini, Helio; Cossens, Shakirah; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Díaz, Luis; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Linares, Ana María; Maffioli, Alessandro; Manzano, Gádor; Martinez, Sebastian; McCarthy, Nancy; Meduña, Patricia; Mejía, Francisco; Neret, Matilde; Pusterla, Fazia; Rodríguez, César; Salazar, Lina; Sedlacek, Guilherme Luis; Taboada, Bibiana; Toda, Ichiro; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Winters, Paul
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is the IDB's annual corporate report that accounts for the effectiveness of its work, stating the results achieved with the implementation of the…
Sep 2006
Author(s): Miller, Stuart; Keipi, Kari
El presente documento investiga las posibles medidas que se pueden aplicar para reducir las pérdidas económicas resultantes de las amenazas naturales, y analiza los temas ex ante y ex post que…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.
This paper deals with a topic that has been amply debated in the development literature: the relationship between trade and growth. The paper's hypothesis is that what matters for growth is not…
Jun 2005
Author(s): Gómez Sabaini, Juan C.; Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Agosin, Manuel R.; Machado, Roberto
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Integración y Comercio del Diálogo Regional de Política para la Reunión Subregional de Centroamérica celebrada los días 13 y 14 de junio de 2005 en San…
Mar 2005
Author(s): Miller, Stuart; Keipi, Kari
This technical paper investigates potential avenues for reducing economic losses resulting from natural hazards, and discusses ex ante and ex post issues affecting disaster risk management. It also…
Sep 2004
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Rodas Martini, Pablo; Saavedra-Rivano, Neantro
This study covers the impact of the emergence of China on Central American economies, with special emphasis on Guatemala and Honduras. The issue of the China¿s impact is generally approached from the…
Sep 2004
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Rodas Martini, Pablo; Saavedra-Rivano, Neantro
Este estudio trata sobre el impacto del surgimiento de China en las economías centroamericanas, con especial énfasis en Guatemala y Honduras. Generalmente, la temática del impacto de China se la…
Sep 2002
Author(s): Keipi, Kari; Tyson, Justin
While the occurrence of natural events can not be prevented, there is a possibility to reduce the vulnerability of populations through risk management. The IDB Action Plan for natural disaster risk…
Nov 1997
Author(s): Haltia, Olli; Keipi, Kari
This paper discusses the topic of deforestation in Latin America and the Caribbean and the use of incentives as support for private forestry investments. The paper develops the idea of using targeted…