May 2014
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Ramírez Rodríguez, Santiago; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka; Churanek, Danya; Pielemeier, Katherine
This evaluation was conducted by IDB's Independent Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) at the request of the Japan Executive Director's Office at the IDB, on behalf of the Government…
May 2014
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Ramírez Rodríguez, Santiago; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka; Churanek, Danya; Pielemeier, Katherine
La Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) llevó a cabo esta evaluación por solicitud de la Oficina del Director Ejecutivo del BID por Japón, en representación del Gobierno de Japón, con el objeto…
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…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Barrera-Osorio, Felipe; Galdo, Virgilio; Schargrodsky, Ernesto; Galiani, Sebastián; González Rozada, Martín; Nakasone, Eduardo; Chong, Alberto E.; Coombs, Elizabeth; Gonzalez-Eiras, Martín; Torero, Máximo; Alcázar, Lorena; Olivera, Mauricio; Carrillo, Paul E.; Rossi, Martín; Bellettini Cedeño, Orazio J.
This book provides a detailed microeconomic analysis of the impact of various privatizations in different countries in the region. Its central message is that in many cases, contrary to popular…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Galdo, Virgilio; Torero, Máximo; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper takes advantage of a quasi-natural experiment in Peru by which the privatized telecommunications company was required by government to randomly install and operate public pay phones in…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Tokman, Andrea; Valdés, Rodrigo; De Gregorio, José
The first five years of the flexible exchange rate and inflation targeting regime in Chile have shown positive results. Inflation is under control, the exchange rate has moved with the external…
Sep 2004
Author(s): Calderón, César; Valdés, Rodrigo; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper presents evidence on the impact of labor regulations on income inequality using two recently published databases on labor institutions and outcomes (Rama and Artecona, 2002; Botero,…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Galdo, Virgilio; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper fills a void in the issue of determinants of privatization prices by concentrating in one industry across many countries. This has not been done before, as the literature has only focused…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Galdo, Virgilio; Chong, Alberto E.
Should state-owned enterprises change chief executive officer before privatizing? We test competing views on this question by complementing a recently released database with newly collected data. We…