Nov 2012
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Ripani, Laura; Cruces, Guillermo; Alzuá, Maria Laura
Recent empirical evidence has indicated that Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) do not have an aggregate effect on adult labour supply, however little attention has been paid to the role of other…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Dassen, Nicolás; Vieyra, Juan Cruz; Molina, Ezequiel; Ramírez Alujas, Álvaro V.; Díaz Frers, Luciana; Elena, Sandra; Casadei, Estefanía; Narciso de Barros, Amon; Alvim Camargo, Thiago; Bellettini Cedeño, Orazio J.; de Michele, Roberto; Restrepo Hung, Marcela; Tschorne Berestesky, Sonia; Riaño, Juanita
Transparency and integrity are key factors in consolidating democratic governance and deepening the modernization of the state. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has been supporting country…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Dassen, Nicolás; Vieyra, Juan Cruz; Molina, Ezequiel; Ramírez Alujas, Álvaro V.; Díaz Frers, Luciana; Elena, Sandra; Casadei, Estefanía; Narciso de Barros, Amon; Alvim Camargo, Thiago; Bellettini Cedeño, Orazio J.; de Michele, Roberto; Restrepo Hung, Marcela; Tschorne Berestesky, Sonia; Riaño, Juanita
La transparencia y la integridad son factores clave para consolidar la gobernabilidad democrática y profundizar la modernización del Estado. El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) ha respaldado…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Anchorena, José; Ronconi, Lucas
This paper uses datasets from six surveys to describe entrepreneurship in Argentina. While the quantity of entrepreneurship in Argentina is high, its quality is low, given the high proportion of…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Piza, Caio; Cravo, Tulio; Lodato, Simon; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares
The Opportunities for the Majority Initiative (OMJ) was originally set up for three years as a time-bound pilot initiative. The OMJ team has worked diligently to test the Base of the Pyramid model…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Piza, Caio; Cravo, Tulio; Lodato, Simon; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares
La Iniciativa de Oportunidades para la Mayoría (OMJ) fue concebida como una iniciativa experimental para un período de tres años. El equipo de OMJ ha trabajado minuciosamente para someter a prueba el…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Piza, Caio; Palma, Alejandra; Cravo, Tulio; Lodato, Simon; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares
This evaluation reviews the relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of the IDB's Program with Ecuador for 2007-2011. The period was characterized by an important political and institutional…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Piza, Caio; Palma, Alejandra; Cravo, Tulio; Lodato, Simon; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares
Esta evaluación examina la relevancia, eficiencia y efectividad del Programa del BID con Ecuador durante el periodo 2007-2011. El período se caracterizó por un importante cambio político e…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Ibarrarán, Pablo; Ripani, Laura; Taboada, Bibiana; Villa, Juan Miguel; García, Brígida
This paper presents an impact evaluation of a revamped version of the Dominican youth training program Juventud y Empleo. The paper analyzes the impact of the program on traditional labor market…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Baldivieso, Héctor; Detta, Emiliano; Martin, Dougal; Quintanilla, Giovanella
Esta nota técnica fue preparada para apoyar el diálogo entre el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y el gobierno de Nicaragua. Específicamente fue preparada como insumo a un diagnóstico de…
Jan 2012
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina; Ripani, Laura; Rosas-Shady, David
Job training programs for vulnerable youth are the main response of Latin American governments to address the problem of inadequate employment opportunities for young people. Despite its importance,…
Jan 2012
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina; Ripani, Laura; Rosas-Shady, David
Esta nota técnica tiene como principal objetivo contribuir a cubrir ese vacío en la literatura, presentando nueva evidencia acerca de la efectividad de los programas de capacitación laboral para…