Jul 2019
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Puig, Jorge
Fiscal adjustment episodes tend to be accompanied by large public investment cuts, contributing to the well-documented pro-cyclical bias in public capital expenditures. We study patterns of public…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Pérez, Daniel; Gutiérrez, Maria Clara; Mix Vidal, Richard
El sector transporte en América Latina y el Caribe contribuye con aproximadamente el 34% de las emisiones globales de gases de efecto invernadero relacionadas con la energía, situación que ha…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Arquitectos Urbanistas A+U S.A.S
Este estudio plantea un proyecto integral de ordenamiento territorial y planificación urbana para la “Ciudadela del Abra” en el Municipio de Sacaba, Departamento de Cochabamba, donde se observa un…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Wright, Allan; Grenade, Kari
Fiscal councils are among the most recent innovations in terms of the architecture of fiscal institutions. This paper provides an overview of the history and evolution of these institutions, research…
Jul 2018
Author(s): CPCS Transcom Limited; Trevor Hamilton & Associates
An analysis was carried out to provide policy and investment recommendations for improving the quality and frequency of short sea shipping (SSS) networks in the Caribbean. The methodology used a…
Jun 2018
Author(s):
No documento apresenta conceitos sobre Soluções de Logística Urbana de Baixo Carbono, o contexto dos planos de mobilidade de carga no Brasil, exemplos de formas de obtenção de dados e sugestões de…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Barbero, José A.; Guerrero, Pablo
El transporte automotor de carga (TAC) es el modo de transporte terrestre más importante en América Latina: al TAC le corresponde la movilización de más del 70% de las cargas nacionales de la región…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Bonilla-Roth, Marcia E.; Zapparoli, Isabelle
This paper provides a comprehensive estimate of the subnational need for urban infrastructure to meet the growing demands for public services in medium-sized emerging cities in Latin America and the…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Trade facilitation policies intend to simplify administrative processes and accelerate the handling of shipments across borders. Recent research shows that these policies have substantial effects on…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Stone, Leslie F.; Maciel, Odette; Quintanilla, Oscar; Sadeghi, Patricia; Bouillon, César P.
This evaluation presents a comparative analysis of the support provided by the Inter-American Development Bank to housing and neighborhood upgrading programs in four countries: Barbados, Guyana,…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Stone, Leslie F.; Maciel, Odette; Quintanilla, Oscar; Sadeghi, Patricia; Bouillon, César P.
Esta evaluación contiene un análisis comparativo del apoyo que ha proporcionado el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo a los programas de vivienda y mejoramiento de barrios de cuatro países: Barbados…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Delgado Carrillo, Pablo E.; Fernandini Puga, Manuel
El limitado acceso al financiamiento para vivienda sigue siendo una restricción de primer orden para elevar los niveles de vida de amplios sectores de la población en América Latina y el Caribe (…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Grenade, Kari; Scott-Joseph, Ankie
This study contends that Caribbean countries cannot adequately surmount their fiscal and debt challenges in the absence of binding rules that are geared toward entrenching fiscal discipline, curbing…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Krishna, Kala; Lychagin, Sergey; Frisancho, Verónica
Placement, both in university and in the civil service, according to performance in competitive exams is the norm in much of the world. Repeat taking of such exams is common despite the private and…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Corrales, Maria Elena; González, Ángela; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Haarsager, Ulrike; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Molina, Adriana; Palomino, Alejandro; Ramírez, Nadia; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana
This country program evaluation (CPE) for Peru covers the period 2012-2016, during which the Bank's work was guided by the country strategy with Peru (2012-2016) (document GN-2668). This CPE…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Corrales, Maria Elena; González, Ángela; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Haarsager, Ulrike; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Molina, Adriana; Palomino, Alejandro; Ramírez, Nadia; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana
La presente Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) con Perú abarca el periodo 2012-2016, durante el cual el trabajo del Banco estuvo guiado por la Estrategia de País con Perú (2012-2016) (GN-2668).…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón; Medina, Ramón; Tarre, Gustavo
Este estudio tiene como objeto comparar los marcos regulatorios de América Latina, centrándose en Brasil, Colombia, México y Venezuela, con la finalidad comprender cómo afectan el panorama petrolero.
Aug 2016
Author(s): Beck, Thorsten
Theory and empirical work have shown that long-term finance is critical for households, firms and government and for the overall development of the economy. The development of efficient and…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Jaramillo, María
The present case study analyzes Bancolombia's business practices related to facilitating access to financial products among remittance recipients in Colombia and Colombian migrants abroad. It…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Jaramillo, María
Este estudio de caso analiza las practicas de negocio de Bancolombia acerca de facilitar el acceso a productos financieros entre la población receptora de remesas en Colombia y los migrantes…