Dec 2019
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Leal Calderon, Zulima; Lotti, Giulia
This paper assesses the link between the effort to prepare investment projects and the effort to implement them. Effort is measured as the total number of staff hours devoted to the project…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Leon-Diaz, John
The study finds that variability in the approval rate of IDB-funded investment projects depends more on specific project characteristics than on macroeconomic conditions faced by countries or errors…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Lotti, Giulia
This study assesses whether, by decreasing project preparation time, execution times are lengthened. This study finds no systematic evidence that links project preparation time with project execution…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Lotti, Giulia; Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Cossens, Shakirah
This Technical Note aims to analyze project characteristics associated with problems in execution as reported in the Progress Monitoring Report (PMR), a tool used by the Inter-American Development…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Watkins, Graham George; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Meller, Hendrik; Frisari, Giovanni Leo; Melo, Rahissa; Georgoulias, Andreas
This paper introduces a framework of sustainability criteria that covers an integrated spectrum of economic, financial, environmental, social, and institutional dimensions for infrastructure projects…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George; Mueller, Sven-Uwe; Meller, Hendrik; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Serebrisky, Tomás; Georgoulias, Andreas
This report investigates the nature and consequences of conflict in infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the first study on…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George; Mueller, Sven-Uwe; Meller, Hendrik; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Serebrisky, Tomás; Georgoulias, Andreas
Este informe investiga la naturaleza y las consecuencias de los conflictos en los proyectos de infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Hasta donde los autores tienen conocimiento, este…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Rose, Jonathan; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Soldano, Miguel; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Corrales, Maria Elena; Britton, Kathryn; Palomino, Alejandro; Jansson, Maya
As part of its 2015-2016 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) prepared the Bank's country program evaluation (CPE) with Argentina for the 2009-2015 period. This CPE is…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Rose, Jonathan; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Soldano, Miguel; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Corrales, Maria Elena; Britton, Kathryn; Palomino, Alejandro; Jansson, Maya
La oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) preparó la Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) con Argentina para el periodo 2009-2015. Este CPE será la tercera evaluación independiente del programa…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Alonso, Pablo; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Khadr, Ali; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Britton, Kathryn; Hernández, María José; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Beltrán, Víctor; Rodríguez, Jorge; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Gray, Cheryl
This technical note was prepared by IDB's Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) as an input for OVE's 2015 Annual Report. The paper takes an integral look at IDB policy-based lending, a…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Alonso, Pablo; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Khadr, Ali; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Britton, Kathryn; Hernández, María José; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Beltrán, Víctor; Rodríguez, Jorge; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Gray, Cheryl
La presente nota técnica fue preparada por la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) del BID como insumo para el Informe Anual 2015 de OVE. El documento analiza integralmente el financiamiento en…