Nov 2015
Author(s): Nin Pratt, Alejandro; Falconi, César; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Martel, Pedro
This study analyzes the performance of Latin America and the Caribbean's agriculture between 1980 and 2012 looking at the contribution of inputs, and total factor productivity (TFP) to growth in…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Yu, Bok-Keun; Miller, Sebastián J.; Sanchez-Aragon, Leonardo; Yoon, Sang Won; Ludeña, Carlos E.
Relevant and appropriate indicators for vulnerability at both the local levels are significant for effective adaptation to climate change. The paper reviews the literature of these indicators, and…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Lachaud, Michée Arnold; Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.; Ludeña, Carlos E.
This study estimates Climate Adjusted Total Factor Productivity (CATFP) for agriculture in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries, while also providing comparisons with several regions of the…
May 2015
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Linares, Ana María; Bouillon, César P.; Khadr, Ali; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Alonso, Pablo; Soldano, Miguel; Britton, Kathryn; Hernández, María José; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Ruiz, Mayra; Beltrán, Víctor
The Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has committed to produce its second annual report as part of its 2015 Board-approved work plan (RE-479-1). This approach paper sets out the proposed…
May 2015
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Linares, Ana María; Bouillon, César P.; Khadr, Ali; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Alonso, Pablo; Soldano, Miguel; Britton, Kathryn; Hernández, María José; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Ruiz, Mayra; Beltrán, Víctor
Como parte de su programa de trabajo para 2015 aprobado por el Directorio Ejecutivo (documento RE-479-1), la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) se ha comprometido a producir su segundo informe…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Jaramillo, Fidel; Agosin, Manuel R.; Sánchez, Gabriel; Butler, Inés; Blyde, Juan S.; Pinheiro, Armando Castelar; Daude, Christian; Cueva Armijos, Simón; Albornoz, Vicente; Avellán, Leopoldo; Artana, Daniel; Auguste, Sebastián; Cuevas, Mario; Hausmann, Ricardo; Klinger, Bailey; Bolaños Zamora, Rodrigo; Delgado Quesada, Félix; Moya, Ramiro; Sookram, Sandra; Watson, Patrick
Why are growth rates in Latin America so disappointing? This book reviews the results of an ambitious research project to determine the binding constraints to growth, that is, the barrier whose…