Apr 2019
Author(s): Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Barrios, Juan José; Coj-Sam, Jorge; Del Carmen, Giselle; Díaz, Ana Karen; Escobar, Julia; Filippo, Agustín; Garcimartín, Carlos; Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; López, Arnoldo; Martínez, André; Mejía, Alejandra; Prat, Jordi; Solorzano, José; Torrentes-García, Laura; Vargas, Fanny; Zentner, Joaquín
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of Belize, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama. It also…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Bouillon, César P.; Fernández Illescas, Coral; Ramirez Abarca, Nadia; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Hernández, María José
This will be the third independent evaluation that OVE has conducted of the IDB’s country program with Ecuador, and the first to cover the work of the IDB Group. This evaluation covers the IDB Group’…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Bouillon, César P.; Fernández Illescas, Coral; Ramirez Abarca, Nadia; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Hernández, María José
Esta es la tercera evaluación independiente del programa de país del BID con Ecuador realizada por OVE, y la primera en cubrir el trabajo del Grupo BID. El documento cubre el programa del Grupo BID…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Carrillo, Paul E.; Castro, Edgar; Scartascini, Carlos
This paper evaluates the effect of positive inducements on tax behavior by exploiting a natural experiment in which a municipality of Argentina randomly selected 400 individuals among more than 72,…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Vargas, Felipe; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Biau, Julie; Jansson, Maya; Huppi, Monika; Khadr, Ali; Alcántara, Rafael; Cabrera, Maria; Corrales, Maria Elena; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth
The country strategy with Haiti for the 2011-2015 period is the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) first post-earthquake strategy and coincides with the start of the mandate of the Ninth…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Vargas, Felipe; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Biau, Julie; Jansson, Maya; Huppi, Monika; Khadr, Ali; Alcántara, Rafael; Cabrera, Maria; Corrales, Maria Elena; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth
La Estrategia del Banco en el País (EBP) 2011-2015 es la primera estrategia del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (en adelante BID o el Banco) post-terremoto que coincide con el inicio del mandato…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Vargas, Felipe; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Biau, Julie; Jansson, Maya; Huppi, Monika; Khadr, Ali; Alcántara, Rafael; Cabrera, Maria; Corrales, Maria Elena; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth
La Stratégie de la Banque avec le Pays (EBP) 2011-2015 est la première stratégie de la Banque Interaméricaine de Développement (BID) postérieurement au trem-blement de terre. Elle fut approuvée après…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
This policy brief answers three main questions for the Jamaican economy: (a) Do remittances act as a safety net during negative health shocks? (b) Are remittances subject to moral hazard by receivers…