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…
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…
May 2014
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Guerrero, Alejandro; Soldano, Miguel; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Martin Rivero, Lucia; Vellani, Saleema; Ruiz, Mayra; Beltrán, Víctor
This paper describes OVE's approach to the preparation of its 2014 AnnualReport. As discussed in OVE's Proposed 2014-2015 Work Program and Budget (RE-462), OVE's annual reports will…
May 2014
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Guerrero, Alejandro; Soldano, Miguel; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Martin Rivero, Lucia; Vellani, Saleema; Ruiz, Mayra; Beltrán, Víctor
El presente documento describe el criterio adoptado por OVE para la preparación de su Informe Anual de 2014. Como se plantea en la Propuesta de Programa de Trabajo y Presupuesto de la Oficina de…