Feb 2016
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Haarsager, Ulrike; Khadr, Ali; Hernández, María José; Jansson, Maya
In recent years, the IDB has created several contingent lending instruments designed to anticipate needs caused by external economic shocks or natural disasters. The Board of Executive Directors has…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Haarsager, Ulrike; Khadr, Ali; Hernández, María José; Jansson, Maya
En años recientes, el BID ha creado varios instrumentos de financiamiento contingente diseñados para anticiparse a necesidades ocasionadas por conmociones económicas externas o desastres naturales.…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Gitter, Seth; Manley, James; Barham, Brad
This paper examines the efficacy of three conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs in Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua in mitigating the potential negative effects of an income shock caused by falling…