Mar 2019
Author(s): Ponce De León, Marisela; Koinange, Carly
Caminar, ir en bicicleta (movilidad activa ) y en transporte público son actividades cotidianas en la región de América Latina y el Caribe, sin embargo, la falta de seguridad vial y seguridad…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Yañez, Patricia; Sanchez, Raul
This paper provides an overview of salient road safety issues in the LAC region. It reviews existing theoretical and empirical evidence of interventions to improve road safety outcomes, concentrating…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Mitnik, Oscar A.; Sanchez, Raul; Yañez, Patricia
This paper quantifies the impacts of transport infrastructure investments on economic activity in Haiti, proxied by satellite luminosity data. Our identification strategy exploits the differential…
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…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Linares, Ana María; Schijman, Agustina; Scholl, Lynn; Fevre, Chloe; Britton, Kathryn; Guerrero, Alejandro; Tetreault, Alayna; Ramirez, Santiago; Palomino, Alejandro; Hernández, María José; Beltrán, Víctor
As part of its 2015 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has prepared the Bank's country program evaluation (CPE) with Uruguay for the period 2010-2015. This CPE is the…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Linares, Ana María; Schijman, Agustina; Scholl, Lynn; Fevre, Chloe; Britton, Kathryn; Guerrero, Alejandro; Tetreault, Alayna; Ramirez, Santiago; Palomino, Alejandro; Hernández, María José; Beltrán, Víctor
Como parte de su plan anual de trabajo 2015, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) preparó la Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) del Banco con Uruguay durante el periodo 2010-2015. Este CPE…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Participar en la economía mundial no lleva necesariamente a elevar la productividad de una nación ni a reestructurar su economía. Estos cambios requieren movilizar capital, empleo, tecnología y…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Competing in the world economy does not automatically boost a nation's productivity and restructure its economy. Such progress requires mobilizing capital, employment, technology and knowledge.…