Nov 2015
Author(s): Nin Pratt, Alejandro;Falconi, César;Ludeña, Carlos E.;Martel, Pedro
This study analyzes the performance of Latin America and the Caribbean's agriculture between 1980 and 2012 looking at the contribution of inputs, and total factor productivity (TFP) to growth in…
Oct 2015
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran;Thomas, Chrystol;Wenner, Mark D.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Gomez Osorio, Camillo;Khadan, Jeetendra
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Oct 2015
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran;Thomas, Chrystol;Wenner, Mark D.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Gomez Osorio, Camillo;Khadan, Jeetendra
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.
Many independent countries in the Caribbean have large stocks of migrantsabroad who send remittances to relatives in the homeland. Most Caribbean
migrants reside in four principal host or…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Lachaud, Michée Arnold;Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.;Ludeña, Carlos E.
This study estimates Climate Adjusted Total Factor Productivity (CATFP) for agriculture in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries, while also providing comparisons with several regions of the…
Aug 2015
Author(s): De la Peña, Elena;Millares, Enrique;Díaz, Lourdes;Taddia, Alejandro Pablo;Bustamante, Claudia;Veverka, Jacob;Vaccaro, Yolanda
The IDB is publishing a collection of Road Safety Analyses for the countries in the region. The IDB aims to lead a process of change that will promote road safety actions in Latin America and the…
Jul 2015
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran;Thomas, Chrystol;Wenner, Mark D.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Gomez Osorio, Camillo;Khadan, Jeetendra
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie;Melgarejo, Karl Alexander;Salazni, Mariana
Sustainable economic growth has reemerged as a subject of Caribbean policydiscussions, given the region's relatively lackluster performance in recent
decades. However, most policy…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor
Using micro data on expenditure and income for 17 Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries, this paper presents stylized facts on saving behavior by age, education, income and place of residence…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Cuesta, Juan Pablo;García Moreno, Mauricio;Kaufmann, Jorge;Pallavicini, Violeta;Sanginés, Mario
This document presents the executive summary of the "National Progress Report (2007-2013) on Institutional Capacity to Implement Managing for Development Results" in The Bahamas. It is…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Cuesta, Juan Pablo;García Moreno, Mauricio;Kaufmann, Jorge;Pallavicini, Violeta;Sanginés, Mario
Este documento presenta el resumen ejecutivo del Informe nacional de avance 2007-2013 sobre la capacidad institucional para implementar la gestión para resultados en el desarrollo en las Bahamas. Se…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula;Valdés Conroy, Héctor;Rose, Jonathan
This is the first of seven detailed reports published with the evaluation Review of the Bank's Support to Agriculture, 2002-2014: Evidence from Key Thematic Areas, conducted by the Office of…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula;Valdés Conroy, Héctor;Rose, Jonathan
Este documento es el primero de siete informes detallados que acompañan la evaluación Revisión del Apoyo del Banco al Sector Agropecuario, 2002-2014: Evidencia de Áreas Temáticas Clave llevada a cabo…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Armijo, Marianela;Cuesta, Juan Pablo;Feinstein, Osvaldo Néstor;García López, Roberto;García Moreno, Mauricio;Kaufmann, Jorge;Makón, Marcos Pedro;Pimenta, Carlos;Sanginés, Mario;Sanín Ángel, Héctor;Santiso, Carlos;Urra, Francisco Javier;Varea, Marco
Improving public services, using State resources efficiently, and managing State agencies effectively have been ongoing concerns of Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) governments since the beginning…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Armijo, Marianela;Cuesta, Juan Pablo;Feinstein, Osvaldo Néstor;García López, Roberto;García Moreno, Mauricio;Kaufmann, Jorge;Makón, Marcos Pedro;Pimenta, Carlos;Sanginés, Mario;Sanín Ángel, Héctor;Santiso, Carlos;Urra, Francisco Javier;Varea, Marco
Mejorar los servicios públicos, usar de manera eficiente los recursos y gestionar de forma efectiva las instituciones del Estado ha sido una preocupación constante de los gobiernos de América Latina…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Fuentes, J. Rodrigo;Melgarejo, Karl Alexander;Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
A renewed interest in explaining growth in the Caribbean countries is motivated by the somewhat slow but uneven performance in the past decade: per capita GDP gaps in Caribbean countries have widened…
May 2015
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina;Linares, Ana María;Bouillon, César P.;Khadr, Ali;Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.;Alonso, Pablo;Soldano, Miguel;Britton, Kathryn;Hernández, María José;Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula;Ruiz, Mayra;Beltrán, Víctor
The Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has committed to produce its second annual report as part of its 2015 Board-approved work plan (RE-479-1). This approach paper sets out the proposed…
May 2015
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina;Linares, Ana María;Bouillon, César P.;Khadr, Ali;Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.;Alonso, Pablo;Soldano, Miguel;Britton, Kathryn;Hernández, María José;Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula;Ruiz, Mayra;Beltrán, Víctor
Como parte de su programa de trabajo para 2015 aprobado por el Directorio Ejecutivo (documento RE-479-1), la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) se ha comprometido a producir su segundo informe…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor
This paper follows two strategies to address whether the rich save more. First, the paper implements a two-stage procedure in which the household's lifetime income is instrumented with the…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Banco Mundial;Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico;Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La serie bienal de Panorama de las Pensiones de la OCDE comenzó en 2005 para los países de la OCDE y en 2011 se amplió para incluir a los otros países del G-20. Tras el lanzamiento de Panorama de las…