Aug 2018
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Jackson, C. Kirabo
Recent studies document that, in many cases, the schools that parents prefer over others do not improve student test scores. This could be because (a) parents cannot discern schools causal impacts,…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Flores Cruz, Ramiro; Barbados Statistical Service
This dataset covers a Nationally Representative Sample of the Barbados population. It measures all main aspects of living conditions and reports consumption based poverty rates. The survey was…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Wenner, Mark D.; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Schwartz, Moises; Beuermann, Diether; Waithe, Kimberly
Countries that have set themselves on a course of strengthening the quality of their institutions to provide a minimum of certainty to economic agents have been able to alter their development paths…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Riquelme, Rodrigo; Méndez, Paola; Smith, Ianthe
This publication looks into the Solid Waste Sector situation in nine Caribbean countries: The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Jamaica, Guyana, Haiti, Suriname, St Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago. Adequate…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Armijo, Marianela; Cuesta, Juan Pablo; Feinstein, Osvaldo Néstor; García López, Roberto; García Moreno, Mauricio; Kaufmann, Jorge; Makón, Marcos Pedro; Pimenta, Carlos; Sanginés, Mario; Sanín Ángel, Héctor; Santiso, Carlos; Urra, Francisco Javier; Varea, Marco
Improving public services, using State resources efficiently, and managing State agencies effectively have been ongoing concerns of Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) governments since the beginning…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Armijo, Marianela; Cuesta, Juan Pablo; Feinstein, Osvaldo Néstor; García López, Roberto; García Moreno, Mauricio; Kaufmann, Jorge; Makón, Marcos Pedro; Pimenta, Carlos; Sanginés, Mario; Sanín Ángel, Héctor; Santiso, Carlos; Urra, Francisco Javier; Varea, Marco
Mejorar los servicios públicos, usar de manera eficiente los recursos y gestionar de forma efectiva las instituciones del Estado ha sido una preocupación constante de los gobiernos de América Latina…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Linares, Ana María; Martin, Lucia; Palomino, Alejandro; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Soldano, Miguel; Székely, Miguel; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Ruiz, Mayra; Beltrán, Víctor; Torres, Mauricio; Vellani, Saleema; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Marto, Ricardo
Ce premier Rapport Annuel examine les travaux d¿OVE au cours des deux dernières années, 2013 et 2014. Il comporte deux parties. La première partie est un rapport sur les récentes activités d¿…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Linares, Ana María; Martin, Lucia; Palomino, Alejandro; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Soldano, Miguel; Székely, Miguel; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Ruiz, Mayra; Beltrán, Víctor; Torres, Mauricio; Vellani, Saleema; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Marto, Ricardo
This first Annual Report reviews the past two years of OVE's work, 2013-2014. It is designed in two parts. Part I reports on OVE's recent evaluation activities and findings, on developments…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Linares, Ana María; Martin, Lucia; Palomino, Alejandro; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Soldano, Miguel; Székely, Miguel; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Ruiz, Mayra; Beltrán, Víctor; Torres, Mauricio; Vellani, Saleema; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Marto, Ricardo
En este primer Informe Anual se examina el bienio más reciente, 2013-2014, de actividades de OVE. Consta de dos partes. En la primera parte se presentan las actividades de evaluación y los…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Linares, Ana María; Martin, Lucia; Palomino, Alejandro; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Soldano, Miguel; Székely, Miguel; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Ruiz, Mayra; Beltrán, Víctor; Torres, Mauricio; Vellani, Saleema; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Marto, Ricardo
Este primeiro Relatório Anual analisa o trabalho do OVE ao longo dos últimos dois anos, 2013 e 2014. O relatório é composto por duas partes. A primeira apresenta as atividades de avaliação mais…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Marto, Ricardo; Alvarez, Lourdes; Suarez, David
Despite the many differences among Caribbean nations, Climate Change (CC) poses a serious threat to them all. Average temperatures in the Region have increased by 0.1° to 0.2°C per decade over the…
Jun 2014
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Kamau, Musheer O.; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Khadan, Jeetendra; Salazni, Mariana; Elías, Carlos; Dukharan, Marla; Beuermann, Diether; Sierra, Ricardo
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin analyzes recent economic developments of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. This issue's Special Country Reports…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Fryer, Michelle; Conroy, Hector; Scholl, Lynn; Marto, Ricardo; Sadeghi, Patricia; Di Tata, Juan Carlos
This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is the third independent evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB's) Country Program with Barbados. This CPE spans December 2009 to…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Fryer, Michelle; Conroy, Hector; Scholl, Lynn; Marto, Ricardo; Sadeghi, Patricia; Di Tata, Juan Carlos
La presente evaluación es la tercera evaluación independiente del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) del Programa de País con Barbados. La evaluación abarca el período que media entre diciembre…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Fryer, Michelle; Conroy, Hector; Scholl, Lynn; Marto, Ricardo
This approach paper summarizes the scope, methodological approach and main evaluation questions for the proposed assessment of the Bank's program with the Government of Barbados during the 2010-…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Fryer, Michelle; Conroy, Hector; Scholl, Lynn; Marto, Ricardo
Este documento de enfoque resume el alcance, metodología propuesta y principales preguntas de evaluación que seguirá la evaluación propuesta del Programa del BID con el Gobierno de Barbados durante…