Aug 2018
Author(s): Chong, Alberto E.; León, Gianmarco; Roza, Vivian; Valdivia, Martín; Vega, Gabriela
We use a field experiment to evaluate the impact of two informational get-out-the-vote (GOTV) campaigns to boost female electoral participation in Paraguay. We find that public campaigns had no…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Almeida, Eduardo Marques; Bastos, Fabiano; Quijada, José Alejandro; Acevedo, María Cecilia; Pastor, Cinthya; Kaufmann, Jorge; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad; Rosas García, José Nicolás; Calatayud, Agustina; Fernandini Puga, Manuel; Acevedo-Daunas, Rafael M.; Almeida, Juliana; Bogado, Eduardo; Camblor, Roberto; Castillo Martínez, Paula; Flores, Juan; Garcia, Alvaro; García, Antonio; Grunwaldt, Alfred; Larsson, Mikael; Lefevre, Benoit; Linares, Eddy; Manjarrés, José Francisco; Marques Garcia, Luana; Márquez, Fernando; Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; O'Connell, Lesley D.; Paz, Marcelo; Piras, Claudia; Radics, Axel; Rebolledo, Enrique; Robles, Marcos; Rodríguez, Jennifer; Rodríguez, Marisol; Sawada, Emilio; Sosa, Martín; Tapia Troncoso, Waldo; Theinhardt, Jean-Eric; Urquidi, Manuel; Valencia J., Adriana M.; Valencia, Horacio; Ventura, Juan Pablo; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Esta publicación sintetiza el trabajo analítico desarrollado por especialistas del BID en el marco de preparación de la nueva estrategia del Banco con Paraguay. El documento analiza los desafíos que…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Vlaicu, Razvan
This paper estimates the effect of voting eligibility on civic engagement measured along three dimensions: political motivation, political activities, and political knowledge. These outcomes…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Cruz, Cesi; Keefer, Philip
The Database of Political Institutions presents institutional and electoral results data such as measures of checks and balances, tenure and stability of the government, identification of party…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Plenus
Dentro de los Centros de Servicios Integrados para El Empoderamiento de la Mujer, el Módulo de Educación Colectiva (MEC) se propone contribuir a eliminar las normas culturales que obstaculizan el…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Rodríguez Chamussy, Lourdes
Durante la primera década de este siglo, América Latina atravesó un período de crecimiento sostenido acompañado por una reducción de la desigualdad en el ingreso. Sin embargo, en un contexto de…
May 2017
Author(s): Aruoba, S. Boragan; Drazen, Allan; Vlaicu, Razvan
This paper proposes a structural approach to measuring the effects of electoral accountability. A political agency model with imperfect information is modeled in order to identify and quantify…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Schady, Norbert; Carneiro, Pedro; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu
We study the determinants of math achievement among children in early elementary school using data from a unique experiment. We find steep socioeconomic gradients and a substantial boy-girl gap in…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Jones, Mark P.
In the early 2000s the Inter-American Development Bank launched a visionary and influential research agenda that dramatically improved understanding of the policymaking process (PMP) in Latin America…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Aguayo, Francisco; Kimelman, Eduardo
Programa P es un programa socioeducativo dirigido a padres y madres que busca fortalecer sus competencias de crianza para favorecer relaciones positivas y de cercanía entre ellos y sus hijas/os. El…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Urban, Anne-Marie; Buitrago, Paola; Acuña, Nathyeli; Morrison, Andrew
The main objective of this report is to provide information on the actions undertaken and results achieved during the second year of implementation of the Gender Action Plan for Operations, 2014-2016…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Rodríguez Chamussy, Lourdes
Investments in education across countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have transformed the lives of millions of girls and the prospects of their families and societies. Unleashing the full…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Schuster, Christian
Merit-based selection of bureaucrats is central to state capacity building, yet rare in developing countries. Most executives instead favor patronage -political discretion- in public employment.…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Monje Silva, Andrea; Núñez, Anamaría; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRAFÍA: En el sector de agua y saneamiento, las políticas públicas deben incorporar una perspectiva de género para asegurar su sostenibilidad. Para combatir las desigualdades, tenemos que empezar…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Monje Silva, Andrea; Núñez, Anamaría; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRAFÍA: En el sector de agua y saneamiento, las políticas públicas deben incorporar una perspectiva de género para asegurar su sostenibilidad. Para combatir las desigualdades, tenemos que empezar…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Monje Silva, Andrea; Núñez, Anamaría; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRÁFICO: No setor de água e saneamento, as políticas públicas precisam incorporar uma perspectiva de gênero para assegurar sua sustentabilidade. Para combater as desigualdades, temos que começar…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Di Fabio, Claudia; Roldán, Flavia; Angelelli, Pablo; Crespi, Gustavo
La economía de Uruguay ha transitado una "década de oro" en materia de crecimiento, liderado fundamentalmente por un alto dinamismo de la inversión, la productividad y las exportaciones,…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Rennó, Lucio; Huberts, Alyssa; Zucco, Cesar; Smith, Amy Erica; Ames, Barry; Machado, Fabiana; Samuels, David
This report provides a summary introduction to some of the questions examined in the Brazilian Electoral Panel Study (BEPS) 2014 dataset. Following up on the 2010 Brazilian Electoral Panel Study, and…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Cruz, Cesi; Keefer, Philip; Scartascini, Carlos
The Database of Political Institutions presents institutional and electoral results data such as measures of checks and balances, tenure and stability of the government, identification of party…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Hallerberg, Mark; Scartascini, Carlos
This paper examines whether elections, which are generally held on fixed dates, and banking crises explain the timing of tax reforms and the allocation of the additional tax burden. Using an…