Mar 2019
Author(s): Bollers, Elton; Deyal, Zubin; Gauto, Victor; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Khadan, Jeetendra; Mooney, Henry; Smets, Lodewijk; Waithe, Kimberly; Wright, Allan
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. It also includes recommendations to overcome these…
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…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Mejía, Aurelio; Muñoz, Ana Lucía
Esta nota resume las recomendaciones elaboradas por un grupo de expertos para la creación del Instituto de Evaluación Tecnológica en Salud (IETS) de Colombia y la experiencia en la adopción de dichas…
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…