Dec 2012
Author(s): Palanza, Valeria;Scartascini, Carlos;Tommasi, Mariano
This paper proposes an agenda for the study of the determinants and the processes by which strong policymaking institutions emerge, with emphasis on the most central democratic institution: the…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Defournier, Vanessa
This Brochure provides an overview of the activities of the Vice presidency for Private Sector and Non-Sovereign Guaranteed Operations. The IDB Group includes four private sector windows that offer…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Defournier, Vanessa
Este folleto tiene como objetivo proporcionar las actividades de la Vicepresidencia del Sector Privado y Operaciones sin Garantía Soberana. El Grupo BID está conformado por cuatro ventanillas del…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Defournier, Vanessa
Cette brochure vise à fournir des a activités du Vice Président pour le Secteur Privé et les Opérations Sans Garantie Souveraine. Le Groupe BID comprend quatre guichets qui offrent des produits et…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Defournier, Vanessa
Este folheto tem como objetivo fornecer atividades da Vice-Presidência para o Setor Privado e Operações sem Garantia Soberana. O Grupo BID conta com quatro janelas para o setor privado, que oferecem…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Sadeghi, Patricia;Soldano, Miguel;Elías, Carlos;Rogers, David;García, Salomón;Vargas, Sebastián
The 2008-2012 Country Program Evaluation (CPE) concludes that the Bank's program was programmatically aligned with Government's National Plan for Human Development and addressed five areas…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Sadeghi, Patricia;Soldano, Miguel;Elías, Carlos;Rogers, David;García, Salomón;Vargas, Sebastián
La Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE): Nicaragua, concluye que el programa del Banco se ajustó al Plan Nacional de Desarrollo Humano del gobierno, en cinco áreas que son fundamentales para el…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni;Kahn, Theodore
Trade between Latin America and China has grown at an annual average rate of 25 percent since 2000, driven primarily by strong complementarity between the two economies. While commodities-for-…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni;Kahn, Theodore
El comercio entre América Latina y China ha crecido a una tasa promedio anual del 25 por ciento desde el año 2000, impulsado principalmente por la fuerte complementariedad entre las dos economías. Si…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Mejia, Paula;Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
The paper uses microeconomic data to characterize entrepreneurs by income group and selected household, individual and business characteristics, finding that entrepreneurship is rare but more…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Conroy, Hector;Puerta, Juan Manuel;Palma, Alejandra;Ramos, Johanna;Schijman, Agustina
Belize's 2008-2012 Country Strategy approved in June 2009 stated that the IDB would continuously monitor fiscal sustainability and calibrate its financing in accordance with changing country…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Conroy, Hector;Puerta, Juan Manuel;Palma, Alejandra;Ramos, Johanna;Schijman, Agustina
En 2009 se aprobó la Estrategia de País de Belice para el período 2008-2012, donde se afirmaba que el BID vigilaría continuamente la sostenibilidad fiscal y calibraría su financiamiento de acuerdo…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Rodríguez-Montemayor, Eduardo
In today's globalized world, goods and capital are flowing as never before. The movement of people across borders has also enlarged significantly. About 215 million people live away from their…
Aug 2012
Author(s): Rezende, Fernando
La reforma tributaria del año 1965 buscó racionalizar la tributación estatal, substituyendo el antiguo impuesto sobre ventas y consignaciones - IVC por un moderno impuesto sobre el valor agregado en…
Aug 2012
Author(s): Rezende, Fernando
A reforma tributária de 1965 buscou racionalizar a tributação estadual, substituindo o antigo imposto sobre vendas e consignações - IVC por um moderno imposto sobre o valor adicionado na circulação…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Anchorena, José;Ronconi, Lucas
This paper uses datasets from six surveys to describe entrepreneurship in Argentina. While the quantity of entrepreneurship in Argentina is high, its quality is low, given the high proportion of…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Kantis, Hugo;Federico, Juan;Trajtenberg, Luis A.
Based on a cross-country comparison of dynamic new firms, this paper attempts to characterize Latin American middle-class entrepreneurs and their firms. In general, Latin American middle-class…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The IDB has made important investments in results measurement and reporting mechanism over the past few years. Although significant improvements have taken place, IDB's main mechanism for…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El BID ha realizado una importante inversión en su arquitectura de medición de resultados y presentación de informes en los últimos años. A pesar de las obvias mejoras, el principal mecanismo del BID…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Smits, Stef;Tamayo, Shirley Paola;Ibarra, Vanessa;Rojas, Johnny;Benavidez, Alberto;Bey, Valérie
Existe un amplio reconocimiento en la literatura sobre la gran importancia que tiene el apoyo post-construcción a prestadores rurales (comunitarios) para incrementar la sostenibilidad de los…