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…
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 2008
Author(s): Gasparini, Leonardo; Sosa Escudero, Walter; Marchionni, Mariana; Olivieri, Sergio
This paper is part of a large project on quality of life and deprivation in LAC commissioned by the IDB's Research Department (RES) that makes extensive use of the Gallup World Poll. This survey…
Mar 2005
Author(s): Tanzi, Vito
Economic growth is often a kind of miracle because like most miracles, it is not easy to explain. Countries that have not grown for a century, at times begin to grow at a fast pace, while countries…
Nov 1997
Author(s): Engel, Eduardo; Fischer, Ronald; Galetovic, Alexander
This paper discusses privatization among investments in infrastructure. The goal of this paper is to present a new auction mechanism that solves many of the problems that have hindered the use of…