Dec 2019
Author(s): Mogollón, Mónica; Ortega, Daniel; Scartascini, Carlos
Most tax agencies use letters as the method of communicating with taxpayers. Still, other technologies exist that could be more effective. This paper reports the results of a field experiment…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Aramburu, Julián; Figal Garone, Lucas; Maffioli, Alessandro; Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
This paper estimates the impact of an agricultural technology adoption program on agricultural production and income using an experimental approach. The context of analysis is the Program for the…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Castro, Edgar; Scartascini, Carlos
Limited attention affects our ability to make good choices, but governments can improve decision-making by providing simpler and more salient information. We evaluate the role of inattention in…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín; Cardinale Lagomarsino, Bruno; Scartascini, Carlos; Torrealday, Jerónimo
Does providing information improve citizens’ perception about government transparency? Does all information matter the same for shaping perceptions about the government? This paper addresses these…
Nov 2018
Author(s): López-Luzuriaga, Andrea; Scartascini, Carlos
What happens when the tax authority increases enforcement in one tax with compliance in other taxes? The very little evidence available is not conclusive. This paper presents a very simple analytical…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Lopera, María Adelaida; Mitnik, Oscar A.; Yañez, Patricia
The direct benefits of transport projects are well known; paving roads reduces vehicular operating costs, mass transport systems reduce commuting times and road maintenance prolongs their operating…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
Irrigation is a key determinant of agricultural productivity, income, and sustainable development. This paper estimates the impact of the National Irrigation Program with a Watershed Approach (…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
El riego es un determinante clave de la productividad agrícola, del ingreso y del desarrollo sostenible. Este estudio estima el impacto del Programa Nacional de Riego con Enfoque de Cuenca (PRONAREC…
Jan 2017
Author(s): López, César Augusto; Salazar, Lina; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
The primary objective of this study is to synthesize lessons derived from rigorous impact evaluations (IEs) implemented in rural LAC to shed light on the effects of different types of private…
Jan 2017
Author(s): López, César Augusto; Salazar, Lina; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
El principal objetivo de este estudio es sintetizar las lecciones que se derivan de las rigurosas evaluaciones de impacto (EI) implementadas en el sector rural de ALC para dar luces acerca de los…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Bustelo, Monserrat; Martinez, Sebastian; Pérez, Michelle; Rodríguez Silva, Julio
Ciudad Mujer (CM) es un programa liderado por el Gobierno de El Salvador a través de la Secretaría de Inclusión Social (SIS) con el apoyo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), que pretende…