Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian;Sanchez, Raul;Yañez, Patricia
This paper studies the effects of areal cable cars on mode of transport, time use and employment in the metropolitan area of La Paz, Bolivia. Using an instrumental variables approach, we estimate…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Davis, Lucas;Martinez, Sebastian;Taboada, Bibiana
This paper evaluates a field experiment in Mexico in which a quasi-experimental sample of new homes was provided with insulation and other energy efficient upgrades. A novel feature of our study is…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián;Gertler, Paul;Cooper, Ryan;Martinez, Sebastian;Ross, Adam;Undurraga, Raimundo
This paper provides empirical evidence on the causal effects that upgrading slum dwellings has on the living conditions of the extremely poor. In particular, we study the impact of providing better…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Azevedo, Viviane;Bertachini, Helio;Cossens, Shakirah;Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu;Díaz, Luis;Ibarrarán, Pablo;Linares, Ana María;Maffioli, Alessandro;Manzano, Gádor;Martinez, Sebastian;McCarthy, Nancy;Meduña, Patricia;Mejía, Francisco;Neret, Matilde;Pusterla, Fazia;Rodríguez, César;Salazar, Lina;Sedlacek, Guilherme Luis;Taboada, Bibiana;Toda, Ichiro;Volpe Martincus, Christian;Winters, Paul
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is the IDB's annual corporate report that accounts for the effectiveness of its work, stating the results achieved with the implementation of the…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Azevedo, Viviane;Bertachini, Helio;Cossens, Shakirah;Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu;Díaz, Luis;Ibarrarán, Pablo;Linares, Ana María;Maffioli, Alessandro;Manzano, Gádor;Martinez, Sebastian;McCarthy, Nancy;Meduña, Patricia;Mejía, Francisco;Neret, Matilde;Pusterla, Fazia;Rodríguez, César;Salazar, Lina;Sedlacek, Guilherme Luis;Taboada, Bibiana;Toda, Ichiro;Volpe Martincus, Christian;Winters, Paul
El Panorama de la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO) es el informe corporativo anual del BID que da cuenta de la efectividad de su trabajo y expone los resultados logrados con la implementación de la…
Nov 2007
Author(s): Podjarny, Edgardo;Kiguel, Miguel A.
El objetivo de este trabajo es analizar la situación actual del mercado hipotecario en Argentina, Chile y Uruguay y explorar las razones que explican el mayor desarrollo en Chile en relación con los…