Mar 2019
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Long-term economic growth and the reduction of poverty and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean depend on development that is economically, financially, environmentally, socially, and…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El crecimiento económico a largo plazo y la reducción de la pobreza y la desigualdad en América Latina y el Caribe dependen de un desarrollo que sea económica, financiera, ambiental, social e…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Mexico, presenting the case study of Echale a tu…
May 2015
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Cristia, Julian P.; Humpage, Sarah D.
Many families fail to vaccinate their children despite the supply of these services at no cost. This study tests whether personal reminders can increase demand for vaccination. A field experiment was…
Mar 2015
Author(s): African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); Development Bank of Latin America (CAF); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); European Investment Bank (EIB); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Islamic Development Bank (IDB); World Bank (WB)
1. In June 2012, at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, our eight Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) delivered a joint statement Commitment to Sustainable Transport (…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Teeple, Jim; Deibert, Michael; Helleranta, Meri; Antón Díaz, Pablo; Azevedo, Viviane; Lalime, Thomas; Santelices, Cristian; Sipp, Caroline
This publication takes stock of the efforts Haiti is making to transform several key sectors. Some are fundamental for economic growth; others are essential for improving its people's living…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Teeple, Jim; Deibert, Michael; Helleranta, Meri; Antón Díaz, Pablo; Azevedo, Viviane; Lalime, Thomas; Santelices, Cristian; Sipp, Caroline
Cette publication présente les efforts déployés par Haiti pour transformer plusieurs secteurs clés. Certains sont fondamentaux pour la croissance économique, d'autres sont essentiels pour…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
People used to take the weather and climate for granted -butnot anymore! They are both now studied intensively by scientists
and discussed by celebrities and newscasters as they become
Jan 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
La gente solía tomar el clima como algo establecido, pero ya no es así. Ahora este fenómeno natural lo estudian intensamente reconocidos científicos, aparece como protagonista en las emisiones de…
May 2013
Author(s): Bretas, Fernando; Nery, Claudia; Mellinger, Yvon
Actualmente diversas ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe se encuentran ante el reto de corregir los pasivos ambientales y sociales generados por un crecimiento desordenado. En Brasil, el PROSAMIM…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Partridge, William L.; Mejía, María Clara
This document focuses on four sectors where socio-cultural analysis is particularly critical for addressing issues of reducing poverty and exclusion. In the case of major infrastructure projects, the…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
In most cultures around the world, municipal markets are popular places for starting up small businesses. An entrepreneur can set up a stall with very low overhead costs, and sell anything from food…
Jan 2010
Author(s): González Alcocer, María Eugenia; Cohen, Michael; Oliveira, Cléia Beatriz H. de; Santos, Bárbara Araújo dos; Alvarado, Nathalie; Palenque, Patricia; Rojas, Eduardo; de Araujo Larangeira, Adriana; Ruiz, Verónica; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Couriel, Jack; França, Elisabete; Smolka, Martim; Burgos, Ramiro; Brakarz, José; Fandiño, Sonia; Bonat Pegoraro, Denise; Romo, Margarita; Dávila Armas, Heisda; Cuenin, Fernando; Nieto, María de la Luz; Abizanda, Beatriz
Building Cities reviews the experiences of the Latin American and Caribbean region in the design and implementation of neighbourhood upgrading programmes. The volume has a particular focus on the…
Jan 2010
Author(s): González Alcocer, María Eugenia; Cohen, Michael; Oliveira, Cléia Beatriz H. de; Santos, Bárbara Araújo dos; Alvarado, Nathalie; Palenque, Patricia; Rojas, Eduardo; de Araujo Larangeira, Adriana; Ruiz, Verónica; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Couriel, Jack; França, Elisabete; Smolka, Martim; Burgos, Ramiro; Brakarz, José; Fandiño, Sonia; Bonat Pegoraro, Denise; Romo, Margarita; Dávila Armas, Heisda; Cuenin, Fernando; Nieto, María de la Luz; Abizanda, Beatriz
Construir ciudades pasa revista a la experiencia de América Latina y el Caribe en el diseño y ejecución de programas de mejoramiento de barrios. El libro expone el conocimiento adquirido por los…
Nov 2008
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This working paper discusses "Safer Commune" - a neighbourhood crime prevention program in Chile that has come under criticism via evidence of rising crime rates and fear of crime in…
Apr 2008
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Urban, Anne-Marie; Pineda Mannheim, Carlos R.
The starting point for this document was the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) technical cooperation project Gender and Municipal Development (NI-T1002), which was financed by the Bank's…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Valenzuela, Juan Pablo
El presente trabajo enfatiza en los aspectos fiscales del proceso de descentralización de los gobiernos locales en Chile, a través de un diagnóstico respecto del sistema de financiamiento municipal…
Oct 2007
Author(s): Renshaw, Jonathan
El propósito de esta nota es presentar un análisis sintético de la situación de los pueblos indígenas y afro-descendientes de Nicaragua, identificar prioridades y ofrecer recomendaciones para…
Sep 2007
Author(s): Renshaw, Jonathan
The aim of this note is to provide an overview of the situation of the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana. The note covers a range of issues, including land regularisation, environment - especially mining…
Apr 2007
Author(s): Cuesta, José A.; Alda, Erik; Lamas, Jorge
This study attempts to quantify the impact of public interventions designed simultaneously to foster crime prevention and the formation of community-wide social capital. The relationship between…