Nov 2012
Author(s): Powell, Andrew; Tavella, Pilar
The October surveys of expectations for inflation and growth conducted by Central Banks in the region indicate increases in both growth and inflation expectations for a number of countries.…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Powell, Andrew; Tavella, Pilar
The September surveys of expectations for inflation and growth conducted by Central Banks in the region show mixed results with stable expectations for average growth and inflation across the eight…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Powell, Andrew; Tavella, Pilar
REVELA analyzes market expectations of growth and inflation in Latin American countries. The figures analyzed represent the results of surveys of private sector actors conducted by the central banks…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Raw, Silvia; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Sadeghi, Patricia
The objective of this evaluation is to complete the assessment of the performance of IDB's concessional lending program focusing on financial and developmental results. The evaluation found that…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Raw, Silvia; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Sadeghi, Patricia
El objetivo de esta evaluación es completar la evaluación de desempeño del programa de financiamiento concesional del BID, con énfasis en los resultados financieros y de desarrollo. Según lo…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Powell, Andrew; Tavella, Pilar
This paper analyzes capital inflow surges in emerging economies from 1980 to 2005. Estimated probit models are used, which discriminate well between surges associated with banking crises or…
Jun 2012
Author(s): García, Luz Ángela; Luna, Elba N.; Rodríguez, Lorena; Van Waesberghe, Micha; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka
A disciplined approach to "Learn from Experience" is critical to the enduring ability of the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB) and its regional partners to make effective knowledge-…
Jun 2012
Author(s): García, Luz Ángela; Luna, Elba N.; Rodríguez, Lorena; Van Waesberghe, Micha; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka
This document provides information about the Knowledge Capture Interview, one of the methods used within the Bank's cycle to learn from experience. Specifically, it is a `learning after doing…
Jun 2012
Author(s): García, Luz Ángela; Luna, Elba N.; Rodríguez, Lorena; Van Waesberghe, Micha; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka
This document describes the Peer Assist, which is a facilitated workshop, held face-to-face or virtually, in which a diverse group of participants from inside and/or outside the Bank share their…
Jun 2012
Author(s): García, Luz Ángela; Luna, Elba N.; Rodríguez, Lorena; Van Waesberghe, Micha; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka
This document describes the After Action Review (AAR), which is one of the methods used within the Bank's cycle to learn from experience. Specifically, it is a `learning after doing'…
Jun 2012
Author(s): García, Luz Ángela; Luna, Elba N.; Rodríguez, Lorena; Van Waesberghe, Micha; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka
This document describes the 'Knowledge to Action' methodology, which produces and organizes actionable 'Key Learnings' for re-use by their target audience. Key Learnings captured…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Raw, Silvia; Sembler, Jose Ignacio
OVE has carried out two Fund for Special Operations (FSO) evaluations. The first, "Oversight Note on the Performance Criteria for Allocating Concessional Resources" (RE-279), was presented…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Raw, Silvia; Sembler, Jose Ignacio
OVE ha realizado dos evaluaciones del Fondo para Operaciones Especiales (FOE). La primera, "Nota de Supervisión sobre los Criterios de Desempeño para la Asignación de Recursos Concesionales…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Raw, Silvia; Beuermann, Diether; Conroy, Hector; Fevre, Chloe; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Pecha, Camilo; Velarde, Marco
This approach paper describes the Country Program Evaluation (CPE) of IDB's assistance to Mexico during the five-year period 2007-2011, and it is expected to serve as input for preparation of…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Raw, Silvia; Beuermann, Diether; Conroy, Hector; Fevre, Chloe; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Pecha, Camilo; Velarde, Marco
Este documento describe la Evaluación de Programa de País (EPP) con respecto a la asistencia que el BID ha brindado a México durante el período 2007-2011 y se espera sirva como insumo para la…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Powell, Andrew; Tavella, Pilar
The February 2013 surveys of expectations conducted by Central Banks with inflation targeting regimes indicate that movements in inflation expectations have been mixed. The simple average inflation…