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…
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…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Gray, Cheryl; Reichmann, Thomas; Suarez, David
One of the most debated parts of the IDB-9 Agreement was the requirement that the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB or Bank) enhance its macroeconomic analysis and link it to its country…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Piza, Caio; Palma, Alejandra; Cravo, Tulio; Lodato, Simon; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares
This evaluation reviews the relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of the IDB's Program with Ecuador for 2007-2011. The period was characterized by an important political and institutional…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Piza, Caio; Palma, Alejandra; Cravo, Tulio; Lodato, Simon; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares
Esta evaluación examina la relevancia, eficiencia y efectividad del Programa del BID con Ecuador durante el periodo 2007-2011. El período se caracterizó por un importante cambio político e…
Apr 2008
Author(s): Navajas, Sergio; Pedroza, Paola A.; Bate, Peter
This note summarizes the results of a recently completed IDB survey of microfinance in the region. The survey includes information on microfinance activities in 25 countries as well as an initial…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Navajas, Sergio; Tejerina, Luis
This working paper is being published with the sole objective of contributing to the debate of a topic of importance to the region, and to elicit comments and suggestions from interested parties.