Oct 2016
Author(s): Alonso, Jorge; Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina; Juárez, Laura
This paper examines the effects of non-contributory pension programs at the federal and state levels on Mexican households' saving patterns using micro data from the Mexican Income and…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Szwedzki, Roni; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Churanek, Danya; Cuestas, Ernesto; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Alcántara, Rafael; Cabrera, Maria; García Jiménez, María Camila; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Torres, Mauricio; Vargas, Felipe; Stevenson, Scott; D'Alessio, Nora; González Revatta, Marco Aurelio; Russell, Nathaniel
This evaluation assesses the lending of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDBG) through financial intermediaries (FIs) from 2005 to 2014. It focuses on FI operations, an instrument IDBG uses…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Szwedzki, Roni; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Churanek, Danya; Cuestas, Ernesto; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Alcántara, Rafael; Cabrera, Maria; García Jiménez, María Camila; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Torres, Mauricio; Vargas, Felipe; Stevenson, Scott; D'Alessio, Nora; González Revatta, Marco Aurelio; Russell, Nathaniel
La presente evaluación analiza el financiamiento ofrecido por el Grupo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (GBID) a través de intermediarios financieros (IFs) entre 2005 y 2014. La evaluación se…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; García Jiménez, María Camila; Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro
This background paper has been prepared in conjunction with acomprehensive evaluation of the work of the Inter-American Development
Bank Group through financial intermediaries in Latin America…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián; Gertler, Paul; Cooper, Ryan; Martinez, Sebastian; Ross, Adam; Undurraga, Raimundo
This paper provides empirical evidence on the causal effects that upgrading slum dwellings has on the living conditions of the extremely poor. In particular, we study the impact of providing better…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Slack, Enid; Cuadrado-Roura, Juan R.; Fernández Güell, José Miguel; Rojas, Eduardo; Bird, Richard; Klink, Jeroen; Lefévre, Christian; Subirats, Joan; Brugué, Quim; Monzón, Andrés; Etchegaray, Alberto
Throughout the twentieth century, there was a notable population shift in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, from rural living situations to urban centers. In 2000 there were 49 cities…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Slack, Enid; Cuadrado-Roura, Juan R.; Fernández Güell, José Miguel; Rojas, Eduardo; Bird, Richard; Klink, Jeroen; Lefévre, Christian; Subirats, Joan; Brugué, Quim; Monzón, Andrés; Etchegaray, Alberto
Una de las características más destacadas del desarrollo reciente de América Latina es el alto grado de urbanización de su población y la emergencia de un gran número de ciudades con características…