Aug 2019
Author(s): Kinnan, Cynthia; Samphantharak, Krislert; Townsend, Robert; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
We study the dual role of networks in providing insurance and in propagating idiosyncratic shocks by using variation in the timing of severe shocks on health spending experienced by households in…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Pecha, Camilo
This policy brief answers three main questions with respect to the no-user-fee policy adopted across public health centres in Jamaica: (i) Has the policy improved health status among working age…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Pecha, Camilo
This study examines whether Jamaica's free public healthcare policy affectedhealth status and labor supply of adult individuals. It compares outcomes of
adults without health insurance…
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…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Smits, Stef; Uytewaal, Erma; Sturzenegger, Germán
In the last two years, various countries in Latin America have begun monitoring rural water supply service delivery, largely driven by two objectives: 1) to establish rural water inventories for…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Smits, Stef; Uytewaal, Erma; Sturzenegger, Germán
En los últimos años, varios países de América Latina han comenzado a monitorear la prestación del servicio de agua en zonas rurales con el objeto de: 1) inventariar la infraestructura de agua…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Smits, Stef; Tamayo, Shirley Paola; Ibarra, Vanessa; Rojas, Johnny; Benavidez, Alberto; Bey, Valérie
Existe un amplio reconocimiento en la literatura sobre la gran importancia que tiene el apoyo post-construcción a prestadores rurales (comunitarios) para incrementar la sostenibilidad de los…