Apr 2017
Author(s): Carrillo, Paul E.; Castro, Edgar; Scartascini, Carlos
This paper evaluates the effect of positive inducements on tax behavior by exploiting a natural experiment in which a municipality of Argentina randomly selected 400 individuals among more than 72,…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
The performance of the private sector is crucial for a country's economic growth. Thus, this report revisits the theme of low Caribbean growth, viewed through a macroeconomic lens in the…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Huppi, Monika; Corrales, Maria Elena; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Khadr, Ali; Michelitsch, Roland; Alcántara, Rafael; Vargas, Felipe; Biau, Julie; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Cabrera, Maria
As part of its 2015 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the Bank's country program with Haiti for the period 2011-2015. This paper sets…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Huppi, Monika; Corrales, Maria Elena; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Khadr, Ali; Michelitsch, Roland; Alcántara, Rafael; Vargas, Felipe; Biau, Julie; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Cabrera, Maria
En el marco del plan de trabajo anual para 2015, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) está preparando la Evaluación del Programa de País de Haití para el período comprendido entre 2011 y 2015…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Corrales, Maria Elena; Alvarez, Lourdes
The objective of the evaluation is to measure the sustainability of the Bank's interventions in the supply of water and sanitation services financed by the Water Supply and Sanitation Program…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Corrales, Maria Elena; Alvarez, Lourdes
El objetivo de la evaluación es medir la sostenibilidad de las intervenciones del Banco en el suministro de servicios de agua y saneamiento financiadas bajo el Programa de Agua Potable y Saneamiento…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Corrales, Maria Elena; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Soldano, Miguel; Vera, Diego; Martin, Lucia
This approach paper defines the scope and content of the Paraguay country program evaluation (CPE) for the period 2009-2013. This is the third time the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Corrales, Maria Elena; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Soldano, Miguel; Vera, Diego; Martin, Lucia
Este documento de enfoque define el alcance y los contenidos de la evaluación del Programa de País (CPE, por sus siglas en inglés) de Paraguay para el periodo 2009-2013. Constituye la tercera…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Corrales, Maria Elena; Alvarez, Lourdes
The objective of this report is to assess the full and effective implementation of the Bank's support to Haiti in the wake of the 2010 earthquake, in fulfillment of the mandates of IDB-9, which…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Corrales, Maria Elena; Alvarez, Lourdes
El objetivo del presente informe es evaluar la implementación plena y efectiva del apoyo del Banco a Haití tras el terremoto de 2010, en cumplimiento de los mandatos del IDB9, que incluyeron la…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ruprah, Inder J.; Thompson, Jennelle
In today's knowledge-based societies, understanding basic scientific concepts and the capacity to structure and solve scientific questions is more critical than ever. Accordingly, in this paper…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ruprah, Inder J.; Thompson, Jennelle
En las sociedades de hoy basadas en el conocimiento, nunca antes fueron tan esenciales la comprensión de conceptos científicos básicos y la capacidad de estructurar y resolver problemas de ciencia.…
Jul 2007
Author(s): Carrillo, Paul E.; Bellettini Cedeño, Orazio J.; Coombs, Elizabeth
This paper computes several indicators of water coverage, quality, and prices in Ecuador's two largest cities: Quito and Guayaquil- both before and after the privatization of water services in…