Oct 2012
Author(s): Simpson, Murray;Mercer Clarke, Colleen S.L.;Clarke, John D.;Scott, Daniel;Clarke, Alexander J.
Bank investments in tourism and other coastal development projects have been on the rise, generating an interest in the development of instruments and tools that would more effectively inform Bank…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The purpose of this technical note is to identify key environment and safeguard-related risks and opportunities that should be taken into account in the new Country Strategy for the Dominican…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Jacquet, Bruno;Simmoneaux, Mathilde
La agricultura haitiana, en su mayoría familiar y de subsistencia, enfrenta en la actualidad diversos retos para mejorar sus niveles de productividad y el acesso a factores de producción. En 2011 se…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Harris, Jeremy;Shearer, Matthew;Lopez-Monti, Rafael
This document inaugurates a series of annual reports that will periodically monitor the state of the region's integration in the global economy. These reports will build on an extensive body of…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Vodusek, Ziga;Granados, Jaime;Martínez Torres, Gonzalo;Corcuera-Santamaría, Sandra;Lucenti, Krista;Almeida, Juliana;Levington, Caroline;Ruiz-Rua, Aurora;Calatayud, Agustina
La contribución del comercio exterior al crecimiento y desarrollo de la República Dominicana se encuentra manifiestamente por debajo de su potencial. En comparación con los países del entorno, la…
Aug 2012
Author(s): Cáceres, Agustin
In Haiti, the IDB and its partners integrate health, water and sanitation to fight intestinal parasites and other Neglected Infectious Diseases. This Infographic promotes the IDB's activities in…
Aug 2012
Author(s): Cáceres, Agustin
En Haití, el BID y sus socios integran la salud, agua y saneamiento para combatir los parásitos intestinales y otras enfermedades infecciosas desatendidas. Esta Infografía promueve las actividades…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The Inter-American Development Bank's Cultural Center will host on June 11-27 Discover Haiti, an exhibit of handcrafts from the Urban Zen Foundation's Haitian Artisan Project and pieces…
May 2012
Author(s): Ibarrarán, Pablo;Ripani, Laura;Taboada, Bibiana;Villa, Juan Miguel;García, Brígida
This paper presents an impact evaluation of a revamped version of the Dominican youth training program Juventud y Empleo. The paper analyzes the impact of the program on traditional labor market…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Corbacho, Ana;Osorio Rivas, Rene
Birth registration is essential to guarantee a child's right to an identity. Without proper documentation of their identity, children have limited access to health, education and social…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Pomareda, Carlos;Manzano, Osmel;Pineda, Bismarck;Zegarra, Eduardo;Cuevas, Mario;Auguste, Sebastián;Sandino, Adelmo;Sánchez Ruiz, Erasmo A.;Bolaños Fletes, Lisardo Armando;Acevedo, Ivonne;Flores, Selmira
El mundo de la agricultura para Centroamérica y la República Dominicana está cambiando radicalmente y ello se ha convertido en motivo de atención para los encargados de las políticas públicas. Entre…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Moguillansky, Graciela
Las Comisiones y Consejos de Competitividad surgen como un instrumento para aunar los intereses de distintos sectores económicos -en particular el público y el privado- tras las políticas de…
Feb 2012
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina;Ripani, Laura;Rosas-Shady, David
Job training programs for vulnerable youth are the main response of Latin American governments to address the problem of inadequate employment opportunities for young people. Despite its importance,…
Feb 2012
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina;Ripani, Laura;Rosas-Shady, David
Esta nota técnica tiene como principal objetivo contribuir a cubrir ese vacío en la literatura, presentando nueva evidencia acerca de la efectividad de los programas de capacitación laboral para…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Haitians of all economic levels are interested in buying insurance products, increasingly so in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of 2010. One traditional insurance company whose reputation…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Credit is the boost small and medium enterprises in Latin America need most. It gives companies that anchor distribution chains the opportunity to integrate small producers into the formal economy.…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Auguste, Sebastián;Stein, Ernesto H.
El presente estudio analiza el crecimiento reciente de las exportaciones de bienes y servicios de Centroamérica (excepto México) y la República Dominicana durante la década de 2000, con vistas a…