Dec 2019
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Leal Calderon, Zulima; Lotti, Giulia
This paper assesses the link between the effort to prepare investment projects and the effort to implement them. Effort is measured as the total number of staff hours devoted to the project…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Lotti, Giulia
This study assesses whether, by decreasing project preparation time, execution times are lengthened. This study finds no systematic evidence that links project preparation time with project execution…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Lotti, Giulia; Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Cossens, Shakirah
This Technical Note aims to analyze project characteristics associated with problems in execution as reported in the Progress Monitoring Report (PMR), a tool used by the Inter-American Development…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Regalia, Ferdinando; Eichler, Rena; Gigli, Susan; Cleason, Mariam; Tapia Conyer, Roberto; Gavilanes Hernandez, Francisco Javier; Kress, Daniel; Wong, Ethan; Mujica, Ricardo; Betancourt Cravioto, Miguel; Ciria Matilla, María Cruz; Álvarez, María Cristina; Iriarte, Emma; Nelson, Jennifer; Zúñiga Brenes, Paola; Ríos-Zertuche, Diego
Salud Mesoamerica Initiative (SMI) is a unique results-based aid initiative that rewards countries for achieving health targets in the poorest municipalities in Mesoamerica. A partnership between…