Nov 2017
Author(s): Jiménez, Efraim; Roca, María Eugenia
In recent years, Latin American and Caribbean countries (LAC) have modernized their public procurement systems and have been able to increase the efficiency and effectiveness in the use of public…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Jiménez, Efraim; Roca, María Eugenia
En los últimos años, los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) han modernizado sus sistemas de compras públicas con el fin de aumentar la eficacia y eficiencia en el uso de los recursos públicos…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Arias Ortiz, Elena; González-Velosa, Carolina
This technical note contains figures and tables cited in "Adulthood: Formal Post- Secondary Education," Chapter 9 of the Inter-American Development Bank's 2017 Development in the…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Tique Andrade, Alfonso; Mendoza Castro, Héctor; Estol Peixoto, Rosina; Roca, María Eugenia
An important challenge faced by the Multilateral Development Banks (MDB) is to mitigate delays in the implementation of its operations. To this end, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Tique Andrade, Alfonso; Mendoza Castro, Héctor; Estol Peixoto, Rosina; Roca, María Eugenia
Mitigar las demoras en la implementación de los proyectos financiados por los Bancos Multilaterales de Desarrollo (BMD) es uno de los principales desafíos a los que frecuentemente se enfrentan estas…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra; Roza, Vivian
Over the last decade, Latin America has witnessed unprecedented gains of more than 50 percent in the number of women in power. This paper explains these gains and discusses factors that fuel and help…