Dec 2017
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Jaimes, Ivonne; Durán, Rolando; Torres, Ana María; Visconti, Ernesto; Noal, Débora
El Índice de Gobernabilidad y Políticas Públicas (iGOPP) en gestión del riesgo de desastres (GRD) ha sido diseñado para evaluar la existencia formal de un número de condiciones legales,…
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…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Robles, Marcos
Social Pulse describes the trends in a comprehensive set of key social indicators and highlight findings that warrant attention by policymakers. The report includes information from 22 countries of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Robles, Marcos
Pulso social describe las tendencias de un conjunto amplio de indicadores sociales clave e identifica los cambios de estos indicadores que merecen la atención de los responsables de las políticas. El…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Robles, Marcos
Pulso Social descreve as tendências em um conjunto abrangente de indicadores sociais e destaca as principais conclusões que merecem atenção por policymakers. O relatório inclui informações de 22…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.; Bastos, Paulo
The increased occurrence of extreme weather conditions leading to drought is a key development challenge. This paper studies how these extreme events interact with the political process at the local…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The Environment and Safeguards Group (ESG) of the IDB has examined how potential environmental and social risks of major road improvement investments in natural resource rich and socio-culturally…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The Environment and Safeguards Group (ESG) of the IDB has examined how potential environmental and social risks of major Bank-supported road improvement investments in natural resource rich and socio…
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…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Ludeña, Carlos E.; Netto, Maria
In order to understand the implications of GHG emissions reduction targets in the Brazilian economy it is important to understand the sector composition of these emissions in Brazil. According to the…
Apr 2011
Author(s): Iqbal, Fareeha Y.; Suding, Paul Hugo
This paper explores options to minimize threats posed to IDB-financed physical investments by the impacts of climate change. A large proportion of projects are implemented in climate-sensitive…
Jan 2007
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This Annual Report details the activities of the Japanese Trusts Funds for 2006. The Japanese Trust Funds support five distinct programs: the Japan Special Fund (JSF); the Japanese Trust Fund for…
Jan 2002
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This Annual Report details the the activities of the Japanese Special Fund and the Japanese Trust Fund for Consultancy Services for 2001. In 1988 the Government of Japan (GoJ) created the Japan…