Feb 2019
Author(s): Alberti, Juan
This paper compares two approaches to the evaluation of mega transport project success. The first one is called the “iron triangle” approach. Under this approach, a megaproject is considered…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Pereyra, Andrés; Alberti, Juan
La preinversión es la etapa fundacional del proyecto, y concluye con la estructuración contractual y comienzo de la implementación. Una preinversión con estudios técnico-económicos completos lleva a…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Arrasate, María Ignacia; Georgoulias, Andreas; Basani, Marcello; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Watkins, Graham George; Meller, Hendrik
This evaluation applies the Envision Rating System on the Metropolitan Quito Environmental Sanitation Program - Phase II in Ecuador, focusing in the environmental restoration of Quito's natural…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Alberti, Juan
Evidence suggests that an "infrastructure gap" vis-à-vis other industrial and developing regions opened up in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the past two decades. The Inter-…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Szwedzki, Roni; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka; Brisco Couchonal, Rafael; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Fernández Montero, Diego
This document presents the results of the evaluation of the Bank's country program with Costa Rica for the period 2011-2014. This is the fourth time the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE)…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Szwedzki, Roni; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka; Brisco Couchonal, Rafael; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Fernández Montero, Diego
Este documento presenta los resultados de la evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) del BID con Costa Rica para el periodo 2011-2014. Esta es la cuarta oportunidad en la que OVE provee una mirada…
May 2008
Author(s): Micco, Alejandro; Serebrisky, Tomás
The relevance of transport costs has increased as liberalization continues to reduce artificial barriers to trade. Is it worthwhile to implement policies designed to increase competition in transport…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Bien, Amos
Esta guía sobre certificación está diseñada para quienes han escuchado sobre la certificación de turismo sostenible y ecoturismo y quieren entender cómo funciona o cómo iniciar el proceso.
Jun 2007
Author(s): Honey, Martha; Rome, Abigail; Russillo, Aimee; Bien, Amos; Crabtree, Alice
This guide is part of a series of practical, how-to handbooks on sustainable tourism certification. These handbooks are based on research and reports done by the Center on Ecotourism and Sustainable…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Honey, Martha; Rome, Abigail; Russillo, Aimee; Bien, Amos
This guide is part of a series of practical, how-to handbooks on sustainable tourism certification. These handbooks are based on research and reports done by the Center on Ecotourism and Sustainable…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Honey, Martha; Rome, Abigail; Russillo, Aimee; Bien, Amos
Esta guía forma parte de una serie de manuales prácticos de ¿instrucciones¿ sobre la certificación en turismo sostenible. Estos manuales se fundamentan en la investigación y los informes efectuados…
Jun 2004
Author(s): Micco, Alejandro; Serebrisky, Tomás
The relevance of transport costs has increased as liberalization continues to reduce artificial barriers to trade. Countries need to adopt policies to 'get closer' to global markets. Can…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Participar en la economía mundial no lleva necesariamente a elevar la productividad de una nación ni a reestructurar su economía. Estos cambios requieren movilizar capital, empleo, tecnología y…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Competing in the world economy does not automatically boost a nation's productivity and restructure its economy. Such progress requires mobilizing capital, employment, technology and knowledge.…