Dec 2010
Author(s): Benítez Molina, Juan Carlos; Rud, Juan Pablo; Castro, Lucio
De acuerdo a UNICEF (2010), el 10% de los nacimientos en América Latina no son registrados legalmente. De hecho, en algunos países centroamericanos y sudamericanos, se estima que entre un 20 y 30% de…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Neufeld, Lynnette; Rubio, Mónica; Pinzón, Leonardo; Tolentino, Lizbeth
En este informe se resumen los principales problemas nutricionales en la población colombiana, enfocándose particularmente en la población más vulnerable por situación económica o étnica y en los…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Urzúa, Sergio; Puentes, Esteban
En este trabajo realizamos una detallada revisión de los estudios empíricos en los que examinamos el efecto de la participación en programas de capacitación en el desempeño de los trabajadores en el…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Marcel, Mario; Tapia Troncoso, Waldo
Los efectos de la reciente crisis financiera internacional en los fondos de pensiones de América Latina muestran que ésta no solo ha afectado su rentabilidad sino que también la densidad de las…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Lucenti, Krista
According to the responses from the region to the 2008 Aid-for-Trade questionnaire, there is a disconnect between the priorities established by governments and those set by donors. This strategy is…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Harbitz, Mia Elisabeth; Arcos Axt, Iván
El marco conceptual de esta discusión y la nota técnica está enfocado en los fundamentos que gobierna la relación e interacciones del ciudadano con el gobierno y la sociedad. Por la velocidad que…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Winters, Paul; Salazar, Lina; Maffioli, Alessandro
The purpose of this guideline is to provide suggestions on designing impact evaluations for agricultural projects, particularly projects that directly target farmers, and seek to improve agricultural…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Samaniego, Pablo; Tejerina, Luis
The objective of the document is to asses the level of interaction of the Bono de Desarrollo Humano benficiaries in Quito with the financial sector. Specifically the study tries to understand…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Verdisco, Aimee; Pérez Alfaro, Marcelo
Education quality can be measured in various ways, including the analysis of learning and other outcomes in children and through the analysis of underlying services. In Brazil, a collaborative…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID)
O Informe MERCOSUL N° 15 (julho de 2009 - junho de 2010) resenha e analisa os principais aspectos do processo de integração do bloco, tanto no que diz respeito à agenda interna como à externa, no…
Dec 2010
Author(s): van Aalst, Maarten
The paper intends to explain how ex ante climate proofing in the project cycle relates to other bank activities concerning adaptation to climate change, such as: (i) accounting and analysis for IDB…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Casartelli, Gian Enrico
Este trabajo sugiere un proceso de colaboración entre el gobierno e la industria consultora para formular una estrategia, adoptar una agenda de acciones y finalmente expedir una política de…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Casartelli, Gian Enrico
El objetivo de estas guías es ayudar a identificar y adoptar prácticas regulatorias más adecuadas en materia de contratación de consultores en México, alineando las características del reglamento de…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This brochure presents the 20 videos from 11 countries, including Puerto Rico, that comprised the 5th Inter-American Biennial of Video Art organized by the IDB Cultural Center. Winning and selected…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Higinio Maldonado, Jorge; Tejerina, Luis
Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs have become in many countries the largest social program and the framework upon which a social protection network is being built. These programs have more…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Llambí, Cecilia; Oddone, Gabriel; Perera, Marcelo; Velázquez, Cecilia
G. Zuleta es el responsable del BID del Equipo de Contraparte Técnica de este estudio.El mismo tiene como objetivo aportar elementos para la evaluación del gasto público social (GPS) en Uruguay a…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Aldonas, Grant; Trejos, Alberto
This study discusses how best to identify the obstacles that separate people from markets in the context of the global economy. The answer lies in the same dynamic that is shaping global competition…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Bastos, Paulo; Cristia, Julian P.
Many developing countries have adopted the market approach for expanding the supply of child care, but little is known about the economic behavior of independent providers. This paper draws on…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Balsa, Ana; Gandelman, Néstor
This paper summarizes a randomized experiment to study the effects of an Internet-based intervention on type 2 diabetes patients in Montevideo, Uruguay. A specially designed website and electronic…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Blanco, Mariana; Vargas, Juan F.
This paper studied whether the use of short message service (SMS) technology effectively informed Bogota's population of internally displaced persons (IDPs) about its eligibility to receive…