Nov 2018
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Wright, Allan; Grenade, Kari
Fiscal councils are among the most recent innovations in terms of the architecture of fiscal institutions. This paper provides an overview of the history and evolution of these institutions, research…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Stucchi, Rodolfo; Lotti, Giulia; Maffioli, Alessandro; Broccolini, Chiara; Presbitero, Andrea
In this paper we assess whether multilateral lending mobilize private capital inflows. We find evidence of positive significant mobilization effects of multilateral lending on the number of deals and on…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Pinto, Diana M.; Tejerina, Luis; Guanais, Frederico C.; Regalia, Ferdinando; Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo; Anaya, Milagros; Marín, Tania; Vladislavovna Doubova, Svetlana; Rocha, Marcia; Schantz, Karolina; Moreno, Ralfh; Sánchez, María Deni; Harris, Donna Oretha; Pinzón, Leonardo
Most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) seek to reform their health systems so they can achieve universal coverage and improve health expenditure efficiency, while meeting citizens’…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Pinto, Diana M.; Tejerina, Luis; Guanais, Frederico C.; Regalia, Ferdinando; Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo; Anaya, Milagros; Marín, Tania; Vladislavovna Doubova, Svetlana; Rocha, Marcia; Schantz, Karolina; Moreno, Ralfh; Sánchez, María Deni; Harris, Donna Oretha; Pinzón, Leonardo
En la región de América Latina y Caribe (ALC), la mayoría de los países buscan reformar sus sistemas de salud para lograr la cobertura universal y mejorar la eficiencia de sus gastos sanitarios, al…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Maffioli, Alessandro; Gibbons, María Amelia; Rossi, Martín
This paper evaluates the impact of two programs that provide public and private goods, in the form of irrigation canals and materials (such as hail nets). Using a twelve-year panel of wine producers…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Maffioli, Alessandro; Gibbons, María Amelia; Rossi, Martín
Este documento evalúa el impacto de dos programas que proporcionan bienes públicos y privados, en forma de canales de riego y materiales (como mallas antigranizo). Usando un panel de doce años de…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Maffioli, Alessandro; Mullally, Conner
Management is an important input into agricultural production, as it a determinant of the uptake and proper implementation of productive technologies and practices. While there is a large literature…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Maffioli, Alessandro; Mullally, Conner
La gestión es un factor importante para la producción agrícola, ya que es determinante para la adopción y la implementación adecuada de tecnologías y prácticas productivas. Si bien hay una gran…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Grenade, Kari
This Policy Brief examines The Bahamas’ Fiscal Responsibility Bill 2018, juxtaposing it against some standard principles that typically guide the formation of a fiscal responsibility framework. Key…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Grenade, Kari; Wright, Allan
Risks from climatic changes, advances in financial technology, de-risking activities by correspondent banks, and changing lifestyles and expectations of millennial customers are deemed to be macro-…