Oct 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Velasco, Mercedes; Maisonnave, Hélène; Beyene, Lulit Mitik; Henseler, Martin
This paper draws together quantitative methodologies from environmental and tourism economics to develop a framework for evaluating investments in cultural tourism. Indirect and induced benefits of…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin; Horridge, Mark; Vargas, Renato
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty and protect the environment. The Government of Guatemala is prioritizing the SDGs it will focus on and defining…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
This fourth edition in the series “Environmental Economics for Evidence Based Policy Making” provides an overview of Colombia’s new environmental-economic accounts, the IEEM Platform and how it can…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
Esta cuarta edición de la serie "Economía-Ambiental para Políticas Basadas en Evidencia" ofrece una visión general de las nuevas cuentas ambientales y económicas de Colombia, la Plataforma…
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): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin; Moreda, Adela
There is a debate in the literature on the appropriate methods and metrics for evaluating the economic impacts of tourism investments. Available analytical techniques include input-output modelling,…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
In this third edition of the “Environmental Economics for Evidence Based Policies” series, we briefly review the advances with respect to the IEEM mission, and its lines of strategic action, which…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
Esta edición de Economía-Ambiental Para Políticas Basadas en La Evidencia repasa los avances en la misión de la Plataforma del Modelo Económico-Ambiental Integrado (IEEM) y sus líneas de acción…
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): Cicowiez, Martin; Banerjee, Onil; Morris, Emily
In this study we develop an evidence-based tool to help to guide policy and investment choices, to maximize developmental returns from tourism. Specifically, we develop a tourism-extended social…
May 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
This first edition to the new series entitled "Environmental Economics for Evidence Based Policy" presents the Integrated Economic-Environmental Modeling (IEEM) Platform as a state of the…
May 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
Esta primera edición de la nueva serie titulada "Economía-Ambiental para Políticas Basadas en la Evidencia" presenta la Plataforma Integrada de Modelación Económico-Ambiental (IEEM) como un…
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…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
This edition of Environmental Economics for Evidence Based Policy applies the IEEM Platform to evaluating strategies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Results from applying IEEM…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
Esta edición de Economía-Ambiental Políticas Basadas en la Evidencia aplica la Plataforma IEEM para evaluar estrategias para lograr los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (SDGs). Los resultados de la…