Aug 2019
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
Sudden stops in capital flows are a form of financial whiplash that creates instability and crises in the affected economies. Sudden stops in net capital flows trigger current account reversals as…
May 2019
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Kaplan, David S.; García-Huitrón, Manuel; Silva Porto, María Teresa
Este documento contiene un análisis del estado que guardan los sistemas de pensiones en México, incluyendo los sistemas contributivos, sistemas estatales, municipales, universidades públicas, así…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Bosch, Mariano; García-Huitrón, Manuel; Kaplan, David S.; Silva Porto, María Teresa
Este documento contiene un análisis del estado que guardan los sistemas de pensiones en México, incluyendo los sistemas contributivos, sistemas estatales, municipales, universidades públicas, así…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Celhay, Pablo; Chemor Ruiz, Antonio; Delgado Sánchez, Verónica; Halley Castillo, María Elizabeth; Martinez, Sebastian; Muñoz, Matías; Pérez, Michelle; Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo; Villagrán Muñoz, Víctor Manuel
El Programa Seguro Médico Siglo XXI (SMSXXI)2 tiene el objetivo de facilitar el acceso a los servicios de salud y contribuir a disminuir el empobrecimiento causado por problemas de salud, mediante el…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Casas, Laura; González-Velosa, Carolina; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Colombia enfrenta enormes retos en materia laboral. Para buena parte de los trabajadores el empleo se caracteriza por la desprotección e inestabilidad. Además, el país tiene un muy alto desempleo…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Safranoff, Ana; Tiravassi, Antonella
This article, based on an analysis of the Survey of Convicted Prisoners from eight Latin American countries, helps to expand knowledge about the association between victimization in childhood and the…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Safranoff, Ana; Tiravassi, Antonella
A partir del análisis de la Encuesta de Presos Condenados de ocho países de América Latina, el artículo contribuye a expandir el conocimiento sobre la asociación entre la victimización en la infancia…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano; Schady, Norbert; Araujo, María Caridad
We study the impact of welfare payments in Ecuador on the probability that women and men work, and on whether they are employed in the formal or informal sectors. Our analysis is based on two…
May 2017
Author(s): Gallagher, Kevin; Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer
The 2008 Financial Crisis and subsequent financial turbulence has triggered economists and policymakers to revisit the extent to which capital account liberalization is optimal for all countries at…
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…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Ruiz Pozuelo, Julia; Slipowitz, Amy; Vuletin, Guillermo
This article challenges recent findings that democracy has sizable effects on economic growth. As extensive political science research indicates that economic turmoil is responsible for causing or…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Ruiz Pozuelo, Julia; Slipowitz, Amy; Vuletin, Guillermo
This online appendix presents a thorough analysis of the nature, dynamics, and most important events for 38 cases of democratization, including the list of democracy experts and key country-specific…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Marzani, Matías
This paper shows, using probit analysis, that low national savings increase the risk of macroeconomic crisis. Foreign savings are a poor substitute of national savings not only for domestic…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Cruces, Juan José
This paper measures the flow of funds into the real estate sector for the city of Buenos Aires since 1992 and compares it to traditional savings instruments. For each dollar that went into the city…
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…
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…