May 2021
Author(s): Keefer, Philip;Perilla, Sergio;Vlaicu, Razvan
This paper examines new data on public sector employees from 18 Latin American countries to shed light on the role of trust in the performance of government agencies. We developed an original survey…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Milano, Flavia;Pallares, Ulises
Esta publicación proporciona orientación precisa sobre cómo llevar a cabo consultas públicas con las partes interesadas. Asimismo, reúne los marcos regulatorios en Nicaragua para llevar a cabo…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Acerenza, Santiago;Gandelman, Néstor
This paper characterizes household spending in education using microdata from income and expenditure surveys for 12 Latin American and Caribbean countries and the United States. Bahamas, Chile and…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Milano, Flavia;Espinoza, Viviane
This publication highlights the work that the different IDB Group's sectors, departments, divisions and units conduct with Civil Society through five levels of engagement: Information, dialogue…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Milano, Flavia;Espinoza, Viviane
Esta publicación resalta el trabajo que los diferentes sectores, departamentos, divisiones y unidades del Grupo BID conducen con la Sociedad Civil a través de cinco niveles de compromiso: Información…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Milano, Flavia;Sanhueza, Andrea
This publication is a strategic tool that aims at supporting both the Public and Private Sector in achieving a better engagement with the civil society in Latin American and the Caribbean as regards…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Milano, Flavia;Sanhueza, Andrea
Esta publicación es una herramienta que busca apoyar a las Agencias Ejecutoras públicas y privadas en la realización de consultas públicas eficientes con la Sociedad Civil en América Latina y el…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Ruiz, José Juan;Muratori, Umberto;Llopis, Jimena;Izquierdo, Alejandro
The Priorities for Productivity and Income(PPIs) database provides indicators used in estimations covering the period 2000-2012 (in their original version and their normalized version), as well as a…
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…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Gitter, Seth;Manley, James;Barham, Brad
This paper examines the efficacy of three conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs in Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua in mitigating the potential negative effects of an income shock caused by falling…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo;Jaramillo, Fidel;Agosin, Manuel R.;Sánchez, Gabriel;Butler, Inés;Blyde, Juan S.;Pinheiro, Armando Castelar;Daude, Christian;Cueva Armijos, Simón;Albornoz, Vicente;Avellán, Leopoldo;Artana, Daniel;Auguste, Sebastián;Cuevas, Mario;Hausmann, Ricardo;Klinger, Bailey;Bolaños Zamora, Rodrigo;Delgado Quesada, Félix;Moya, Ramiro;Sookram, Sandra;Watson, Patrick
Why are growth rates in Latin America so disappointing? This book reviews the results of an ambitious research project to determine the binding constraints to growth, that is, the barrier whose…
Sep 2008
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This newsletter presents articles about Associations versus Subcontractors, The use of SISCAE's dissemination module reports important savings to the Nicaraguan Government, Thresholds for…
Sep 2008
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Presenta artículos sobre Asociaciones v. Sub Contratistas, la experiencia del Uso del módulo de difusión del SISCAE del Gobierno de Nicaragua, la aplicación de Montos Límites para
Sep 2008
Author(s): Banque Interaméricaine de Développement
Le bulletin présente des articles sur les Association Vs. Sous-traitants, L¿usage du module de diffusion du système SISCAE permet au
gouvernement du Nicaragua de faire de grandes économies,…
Sep 2008
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento
O boletim apresenta artigos de um Caso Prático Associações VS Sub-Contratantes, Uso do módulo de difusão do SISCAE aponta para uma elevada poupança ao Governo de Nicarágua , Aplicação de Montantes…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor
The gender of the household head has often been treated as an exogenous determinant of homeownership. This paper argues that several determinants of homeownership also affect household headship and…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.;Olgiati, Analía;Duryea, Suzanne
Approximately 14 percent of births are unregistered in Latin America according to estimates by UNICEF (2001). Children who lack an official birth certificate can be denied access to social services…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Murillo, Maria Victoria;Urízar H., Carmen;Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime;Menezes-Filho, Naercio Aquino;Ravina, Renato;Fachola, Gabriela;Sanguinetti, Juan;Pazello, Elaine;Kuhn, Peter;Lée, Sigfrido;Cassoni, Adriana;Torero, Máximo;Zegarra, Eduardo;Márquez, Gustavo;Ronconi, Lucas;Zylberstajn, Helio;Tommasi, Mariano;Labadie, Gastón J.;Chahad, Jose Paulo;Johnson, Susan
The subject of labor unions in Latin America provokes a variety of diverse and strongly held views. While some see unions as a way to protect workers' rights and ensure an equitable…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Sojo, Carlos;Behrman, Jere R.;Pérez de Rada, Ernesto;Jiménez, Wilson;Gaviria, Alejandro;Calderón Martínez, Lissette;Alves, Denisard;Teruel, Graciela;Funkhouser, Edward;Pérez Saínz, Juan Pablo;Gray-Molina, George;Székely, Miguel;Lardé de Palomo, Anabella;Rubalcava, Luis;Timmins, Christopher;Parker, Susan W.;Vides de Andrade, Ana Regina
Social exclusion is closely linked with many economic problems in Latin America, as it prevents people from reaching their full productive potential -in turn constraining growth and revenues- and…
Jan 2000
Author(s): Knaul, Felicia Marie;Murrugarra, Edmundo;Hernández Alvarez, Carlos;Cortez, Rafael;Savedoff, William D.;Espinosa Ferrando, Jaime;Ribero Medina, Rocío;Valdivia, Martín;Schultz, T. Paul;Núñez, Jairo;Parker, Susan W.
Common sense suggests that healthier people are more productive and wealthier people can obtain things that make them healthier. This book asks whether investments in health also affect productivity…