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…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Huppi, Monika; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Hernández, María José; Rivera, Johanan; Torres, Mauricio; Jansson, Maya
This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for Guatemala covers the period 2012-2016. It is the fourth occasion on which OVE has evaluated the Bank's program with the country. The previous…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Huppi, Monika; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Hernández, María José; Rivera, Johanan; Torres, Mauricio; Jansson, Maya
Esta Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) con Guatemala cubre el periodo 2012-2016, y es la cuarta oportunidad en que la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) evalúa el programa con el país. Las…
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…