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…
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…
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…