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…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Pecha, Camilo; Ruprah, Inder J.
This paper explores the role of religion in mitigating the degree to whichunemployment reduces subjective well-being and it examines its support of
social programs. The paper goes beyond…
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…
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.…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Luengas, Pavel; Ruprah, Inder J.
It has become common wisdom amongst monetary policy professionals that central banks in Latin America should adopt inflation targeting. Pure inflation targeting implicitly assumes a social loss…
Feb 2008
Author(s): Mednik, Matias; Rodríguez, César; Ruprah, Inder J.
This paper tests the hysteresis hypothesis in unemployment for 13 Latin American countries covering the period 1980-2005. The tests exploit the time series and the cross sectional variation of the…