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): Echevarría, Carlos; de Waziers, Benedicte; Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, INE pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la implementación de sus proyectos y las lecciones aprendidas a…
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…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Balza, Lenin; Espinasa, Ramón; Serebrisky, Tomás
Energy is essential in our daily life. The world we know and live in today simply cannot function without it. This report intends to answer how much energy is likely to be needed in countries across…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Balza, Lenin; Espinasa, Ramón; Serebrisky, Tomás
La Energía es esencial para nuestra vida cotidiana. El mundo que conocemos y en el que vivimos hoy, simplemente no puede funcionar sin ella. Este informe tiene la intención de responder a la…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Serebrisky, Tomás; Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
Electricity loss is a key component in measuring the efficiency and financial sustainability of the power sector. It represents the difference between the amount of electricity that enters the…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Serebrisky, Tomás; Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
La pérdida eléctrica es un componente clave en la medición de la eficiencia y la sostenibilidad financiera del sector eléctrico. Representa la diferencia entre la cantidad de electricidad que ingresa…