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): Ayres, João; Hevia, Constantino; Nicolini, Juan Pablo
In this paper, we show that a substantial fraction of the volatility of real exchange rates between developed economies such as Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom against the US dollar can be…
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…
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): 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…
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…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Covindassamy, Genevre; Robe, Michel A.; Wallen, Jonathan
We investigate empirically the factors related to price uncertainty in the markets for two key Central American commodities: coffee and sugar (“softs”). Specifically, we analyze the predictive power…
May 2016
Author(s): Ter-Minassian, Teresa; de Mello Jr, Luiz R.
To a large extent, policy outcomes are shaped by governance, including institutional arrangements and forums for cooperation among and within different layers of government. In turn, the…
May 2016
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Bouillon, César P.; Stone, Leslie F.; Maciel, Odette; Quintanilla, Oscar
During 2016, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight will conduct a comparative analysis of IDB's support to housing programs in four Caribbean countries: Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana…
May 2016
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Bouillon, César P.; Stone, Leslie F.; Maciel, Odette; Quintanilla, Oscar
En 2016 la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión levará a cabo un análisis comparativo del apoyo del BID a programas de vivienda en cuatro países en el Caribe: Suriname, Trinidad y Tobago, Guyana y…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Szwedzki, Roni; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Churanek, Danya; Cuestas, Ernesto; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Alcántara, Rafael; Cabrera, Maria; García Jiménez, María Camila; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Torres, Mauricio; Vargas, Felipe; Stevenson, Scott; D'Alessio, Nora; González Revatta, Marco Aurelio; Russell, Nathaniel
This evaluation assesses the lending of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDBG) through financial intermediaries (FIs) from 2005 to 2014. It focuses on FI operations, an instrument IDBG uses…