Sep 2017
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Alonso, Pablo; Carpanelli, María del Mar; Ramirez Abarca, Nadia; Hernández, María José; Figueroa, Claudia; Sadeghi, Patricia
This evaluation assesses the relevance, implementation, and effectiveness of the tax policy and administration interventions supported by the IDB over the last decade (2007-2016). To assess relevance…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Anríquez, Gustavo; Foster, William; Ortega, Jorge; Falconi, César; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
Economic theory and econometric evidence support the thesis that the displacement of government expenditures on public goods by subsidies to private goods inhibits the performance of the farm sector…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Anríquez, Gustavo; Foster, William; Ortega, Jorge; Falconi, César; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
La teoría económica y la evidencia empírica disponible apoyan la tesis de que el direccionamiento del gasto público hacia bienes de naturaleza privada, en detrimento del gasto en bienes públicos,…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Donovan, Michael G.; McHardy, Pauline
Despite the large number of social housing programs in the Caribbean, little is known about their outcomes and the factors underlying evolution of housing policy. This report reviews the…
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.…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Doherty-Bigara, Jennifer
Colombia Sostenible is a country-wide initiative that takes a systemic approach to addressing climate change, social inequality and post conflict challenges built on the sustainable development goals.