Nov 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Esta edición del IDEA explora el funcionamiento de las instituciones democráticas en América Latina y la forma en que ellas definen las políticas, entre ellas las económicas. La misma, analiza los…
Nov 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This issue of IDEA explores the workings of democratic institutions in Latin America and how they shape economic and other policies. It analyzes the roles, incentives, capabilities and interaction of…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This technical notes summarizes the results of the application and update of the IDB's Indicators of Disaster Risk and Risk Management for borrowing member countries. The four indicators -…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The IDB's Indicators of Disaster Risk and Risk Management allow countries to better assess countries' disaster risk, serving as a useful guide for policymaking and government actions to…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este informe resume los resultados de la aplicación y la actualización de los indicadores de riesgo de desastres y gestión de riesgos del BID para los países miembros prestatarios. Los cuatro…
Jun 2010
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Noy, Ilan; Pantano, Juan; Galiani, Sebastián
This paper examines the short and long-run average causal impact of catastrophic natural disasters on economic growth by combining information from comparative case studies. The counterfactual of the…
May 2010
Author(s): Collich, Guillermo J.; Durante, Juan José; Martínez Álvarez, Juan; Vergara, Rodrigo
El objetivo del presente documento es describir los principales elementos conceptuales y operacionales utilizados por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) para diseñar y dimensionar una…
May 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La Red de Líderes de Gobierno Electrónico de América Latina y el Caribe (Red GEALC), es un mecanismo de cooperación sistemática que apoya los procesos de desarrollo institucional y avance del e-…
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…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Stein, Ernesto H.; Tommasi, Mariano; Jones, Mark P.; Saiegh, Sebastián; Magaldi de Sousa, Mariana; Martínez-Gallardo, Cecilia; Zuvanic, Laura; Iacoviello, Mercedes; Rodríguez Gusta, Ana Laura; Monaldi, Francisco; Schneider, Ben Ross; Murillo, Maria Victoria; Schrank, Andrew; Hughes, Sallie
Over the past 30 years, democratic freedoms and competitive electoral processes have taken hold as never before in Latin America. How Democracy Works takes a detailed look, from an institutional…