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 2016
Author(s): Andrian, Leandro Gaston; Avellán, Leopoldo
El producto potencial y la brecha del producto son conceptos comúnmente utilizados para informar el ejercicio de las políticas monetaria y fiscal, así como para el análisis del desempeño del sistema…
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…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Fernández Martín, Andrés; Gulan, Adam
Countercyclical country interest rates have been shown to be both a distinctive characteristic and an important driving force of business cycles in emerging market economies. In order to account for…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Rebucci, Alessandro; Powell, Andrew; Caballero, Julián; Fernández Martín, Andrés; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
This report details the divergent paths that the world economy may take and their potential effects on Latin America and the Caribbean. Scenarios are constructed employing a modeling exercise that…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Rebucci, Alessandro; Powell, Andrew; Caballero, Julián; Fernández Martín, Andrés; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
Este informe detalla las diversas trayectorias que podría tomar la economía mundial y los efectos potenciales sobre América Latina y el Caribe. Se construyen escenarios siguiendo un ejercicio de…