Nov 2011
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo; Fajardo, Johanna
The main contribution of this paper with respect to previous work is the use of data on subjective perceptions to identify the Latin American middle classes. This paper provides a set of comparisons…
Nov 2011
Author(s): McEwan, Patrick J.
High-quality impact evaluations, including randomized experiments, are increasingly popular, but cannot always inform resource allocation decisions unless the costs of interventions are considered…
Jul 2011
Author(s): Arbeláez, María Angélica; Camacho, Carolina; Fajardo, Johanna
This paper explores the role played by policy instruments in access to housing finance by low-income households. It also analyzes the impact of housing credit and subsidies on both the quality of…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Da Costa, Mercedes; Juan-Ramón, V. Hugo
Este libro examina los fundamentos teóricos de un programa financiero utilizado en Costa Rica, describe la evolución de las principales variables de los sectores real, monetario, fiscal y externo de…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Spiller, Pablo T.; Stein, Ernesto H.; Tommasi, Mariano; Alston, Lee J.; Melo, Marcus André; Mueller, Bernardo; Pereira, Carlos; Aninat, Cristóbal; Londregan, John; Navia, Patricio; Vial, Joaquín; Cárdenas, Mauricio; Pachón, Mónica; Mejía Acosta, Andrés; Araujo, María Caridad; Pérez-Liñán, Aníbal; Saiegh, Sebastián; Lehoucq, Fabrice; Negretto, Gabriel; Aparicio, Francisco Javier; Nacif, Benito; Benton, Allyson Lucinda; Molinas, José R.; Montero, Marcela; Monaldi, Francisco; González de Pacheco, Rosa Amelia; Obuchi, Richard; Penfold, Michael
¿Qué determina la capacidad de los países para diseñar, aprobar e implementar políticas públicas efectivas? Para abordar esta pregunta, este libro analiza el proceso de formulación de políticas en…