Nov 2017
Author(s): Jiménez, Efraim; Roca, María Eugenia
In recent years, Latin American and Caribbean countries (LAC) have modernized their public procurement systems and have been able to increase the efficiency and effectiveness in the use of public…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Jiménez, Efraim; Roca, María Eugenia
En los últimos años, los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) han modernizado sus sistemas de compras públicas con el fin de aumentar la eficacia y eficiencia en el uso de los recursos públicos…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Bancalari, Antonella; Martinez, Sebastian
Exposure to fecal contamination is a leading cause of childhood infectious diseases inlow- and middle-income countries. Low-quality sanitation infrastructure and inadequate
maintenance can…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Martínez, María Adelaida; Martinez, Sebastian; Pérez, Michelle; Sánchez, Mario
While the effects of conditional cash transfers on primary school enrollment, attendance and dropouts are well documented, few studies address their impact on longer-term outcomes
like high-…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Guillard, Charlotte; Salazar, Mónica
This document summarizes the responses to a questionnaire conducted jointly by the Network of Ibero-American and Inter-American Science and Technology Indicators (RICYT) and the Inter-American…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Guillard, Charlotte; Salazar, Mónica
Este documento resume las respuestas a un cuestionario realizado conjuntamente por la Red de Indicadores Científicos y Tecnológicos Iberoamericanos e Interamericanos (RICYT) y el Banco Interamericano…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Celhay, Pablo; Vidal, Cecilia; Johannsen, Julia
We study the effects of conditional cash transfers to pregnant women on stillbirths and child survival in Bolivia. Payments are conditional on compliance with medically recommended prenatal care and…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Tamayo, Cesar; Malagón, Jonathan; Granda, Catalina; Hamann, Franz; Rey, Marcela; Ruiz, Carlos; Lacouture, Daniel; Borrero, Simón; Camacho, Adriana; Hofstetter, Marc; Estrada, Dairo; Zamora, Paula; Cardona, Lina; Medina, Carlos; Núñez, Jairo; Ávila, Raúl; Rodríguez, Jissel; Arango, Carlos Alberto; Zárate, Héctor; Suárez, Nicolás; Montoya, Germán; Rodríguez, Nicolás; Borja, Walden
¿Cuáles son las consecuencias de la exclusión financiera que persiste en Colombia? ¿Cuáles iniciativas -públicas y privadas- han tenido mayor éxito en la promoción del acceso y uso de servicios…
May 2017
Author(s): Acevedo, Paloma; Hobbs, Jason; Martinez, Sebastian
We evaluate the effects of municipal infrastructure upgrades on property prices in the Municipality of Campo Grande, Brazil. Using detailed administrative data on property characteristics and sales…
May 2017
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Galiani, Sebastián; Gálvez, Ramiro H.
La Estrategia de Fortalecimiento de Cobertura en Panamá utiliza un modelo de pago por desempeño para incentivar la provisión de servicios de calidad en poblaciones con alto grado de marginación, con…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Flórez, Carmen Elisa; Giedion, Úrsula; Cueto, Enriqueta; López, Juan Gonzalo; Glassman, Amanda; Castaño, Ramón A.; Pinto, Diana M.; Pardo, Renata; Tono, Teresa M.; Savedoff, William D.; Alfonso, Eduardo Andrés; Stone, Leslie F.; López, Álvaro; Díaz, Beatriz Yadira; Escobar, María Luisa; Arango, Carlos H.; Ruiz Gómez, Fernando; Acosta, Olga Lucía
From Few to Many is the first comprehensive look at Colombia's 1993 health system reforms. It describes the implementation of universal health insurance, including a subsidized system for the…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Flórez, Carmen Elisa; Giedion, Úrsula; Cueto, Enriqueta; López, Juan Gonzalo; Glassman, Amanda; Castaño, Ramón A.; Pinto, Diana M.; Pardo, Renata; Tono, Teresa M.; Savedoff, William D.; Alfonso, Eduardo Andrés; Stone, Leslie F.; López, Álvaro; Díaz, Beatriz Yadira; Escobar, María Luisa; Arango, Carlos H.; Ruiz Gómez, Fernando; Acosta, Olga Lucía
Salud al alcance de todos es el primer análisis exhaustivo de las reformas del sistema de salud que se llevaron a cabo en Colombia en 1993. Describe la creación del seguro médico, que incluye un plan…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Schejtman, Alexander; Berry, Albert; Sala-i-Martin, Xavier; Berdegué, Julio A.; Florez, Victoria; Bardhan, Pranab; Giordano, Paolo
Understanding the complex relations between trade integration and poverty reduction is now a priority for Latin American policymakers. The chapters of this book, penned by eminent authors with a long…