Jan 2019
Author(s): Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Soriano, Alejandro; Soldano, Miguel; Corrales, Maria Elena; Reichmann, Thomas; Rabchinsky, Galia; Ramirez Abarca, Nadia; Rojas-Asqui, Xiomara
This evaluation of the country program with Paraguay for the period 2014-2018 has been prepared as part of the work program of the Inter-American Development Bank’s Office of Evaluation and Oversight…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Azevedo, Paulo F.; Saes, Maria Sylvia; Schneider, Paula Sarita Bigio; Carvalho, Thiago Bernardino de; Francischini, Andresa Silva Neto; Santana, Synthia Kariny Silva de; Morgulis, Maria Clara de Azevedo
This paper presents and comparatively analyzes three case studies of productive development agencies (PDAs) in Brazil: Embrapa, Finep, and ABC Foundation. Following a discussion of the main…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cravo, Tulio; Piza, Caio
Interventions designed to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are popular among policy makers, given the role SMEs play in job creation around the world. Business support interventions in low…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Amelina, Maria
This paper provides the first experimental evaluation of the participatory budgeting model showing that it increased public participation in the process of public decision making, increased local tax…