Oct 2018
Author(s): Salazar Cota, Adriana; Fernández, Luz; Dalaison, Wilhelm
This document provides guidelines for borrowing countries and IDB personnel on green procurement practices, so that Bank’s funded projects will reduce the negative environmental impact of goods,…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Salazar Cota, Adriana; Fernández, Luz; Dalaison, Wilhelm
El objetivo de este documento es orientar a los países prestatarios y al personal del BID en la práctica de las compras verdes a fin de que los proyectos financiados por el Banco no sólo disminuyan…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Alaimo, Veronica; Dborkin, Daniela
This paper presents new data documenting the level and evolution of public spending on non-contributory programs for 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Salaried formal workers…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Alaimo, Veronica; Dborkin, Daniela
This paper presents new data documenting the level and evolution of public spending on non-contributory programs for 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Salaried formal workers…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Harper, Leslie; Orjuela E., Jasbleidy
La contratación pública se ha utilizado como un instrumento para promover objetivos socioeconómicos, ofreciendo una vía óptima para combatir la pobreza y promover el crecimiento económico a nivel…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo
This publication covers PPPs with a focus on the implications for public finances in developing economies. Chapter 1 seeks to answer the question of whether PPPs are the “genie in the bottle” for…
May 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Los adultos de América Latina obtienen una puntuación promedio mayor que los jóvenes en el Índice de Mejores Trabajos. La brecha generacional en el promedio de los 17 países del índice es,…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Jiménez, Efraim; Roca, María Eugenia
In recent years, Latin American and Caribbean countries (LAC) have modernized their public procurement systems and have been able to increase the efficiency and effectiveness in the use of public…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Jiménez, Efraim; Roca, María Eugenia
En los últimos años, los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) han modernizado sus sistemas de compras públicas con el fin de aumentar la eficacia y eficiencia en el uso de los recursos públicos…
Jun 2017
Author(s): World Bank (WB); Multilateral Development Bank; Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Caribbean governments need to make significant investments in high quality infrastructure assets. Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) offer a mechanism for governments to procure, finance and…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo; Garbacik, Karl
Using an alternative methodology to those commonly seen in the literature, we investigate the fiscal and institutional factors that influence policymakers' decisions to use public-private…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Benavides, José Luis; M'Causland Sánchez, María Cecilia; Flórez Salazar, Catalina; Roca, María Eugenia
In recent years, Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries have madeimportant advances in the modernization of their public procurement systems.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB),…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Benavides, José Luis; M'Causland Sánchez, María Cecilia; Flórez Salazar, Catalina; Roca, María Eugenia
Durante los últimos años, los países de América Latina y el Caribe han realizado importantes avances en la modernización de sus sistemas de Compras públicas. El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico
"Panorama de las Administraciones Públicas: América Latina y el Caribe" es la segunda edición de una publicación conjunta entre la Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Uyarra, Elvira; Moñux, Diego; Li, Yanchao; Esteban, Adrián; Rigby, John; Ospina, María José; Edler, Jakob
Public procurement accounts for a significant proportion of overall demand for goods and services. Thus, it could be a useful tool for fostering innovation and economic growth. While interest in the…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Salo, James
Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are major sources of natural resource consumption and environmental impacts such as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. At the same time, MSMEs make up a…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Salo, James
Managing value chain environmental impacts and natural resource use has become an important consideration in the purchasing decisions of large publicly traded companies. Suppliers, including micro,…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Integration of disaster risk management (DRM) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in public investment must be seen as a direct intervention policy decision making and hence, as part of the national…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Pessoa, Mario; Varea, Marco; Arosteguiberry, Adriana; Williams, Mike; Fainboim Yaker, Israel; de Albuquerque, Claudiano; Vargas, José Adrián; Cavanagh, Joseph; Almudena Fernández, Benito; Chan, James L.; Uña, Gerardo; Rezai, Natalia
The efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency of public financial management in Latin America is critical for the supervision of public resources, fiscal stability, and sustainable economic…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Pessoa, Mario; Varea, Marco; Arosteguiberry, Adriana; Williams, Mike; Fainboim Yaker, Israel; de Albuquerque, Claudiano; Vargas, José Adrián; Cavanagh, Joseph; Almudena Fernández, Benito; Chan, James L.; Uña, Gerardo; Rezai, Natalia
La eficiencia, la eficacia y la transparencia de la gestión financiera pública en América Latina son fundamentales para la supervisión de los recursos públicos, la estabilidad fiscal y el desarrollo…