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…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Abhijit; Breza, Emily; Townsend, Robert; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Approaches to underdevelopment based on misallocation of resources have two premises. First, that there is huge heterogeneity in terms of underlying productivity among potential and actual…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Decentralizing the allocation of resources to community members is an increasingly popular form of delivering public resources in developing countries. However, this approach is associated with the…
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…
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…