Feb 2018
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Meunier, Guy; Hallegatte, Stephane
This paper finds that it is optimal to start a long-term emission-reduction strategy with significant short-term abatement investment, even if the optimal carbon price starts low and grows…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Sabel, Charles; Stein, Ernesto H.; Trejos, Alberto
This paper summarizes the findings of the recent Inter-American Development Bank book Two to Tango: Public-Private Collaboration Productive Development Policies, based on case studies of 25…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Borda, Patrice
This paper examines the role of disaster shock in a one-sector, representative agent dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model (DSGE). First, it estimates a panel vector autoregresive (VAR) model…
May 2014
Author(s): Zahler, Andrés; Bravo Ortega, Claudio; Goya, Daniel; Benavente, José Miguel
This Working Paper provides an in-depth analysis of public-private collaboration (PPC) in Chilean productive development policies (PDPs) through five case studies under two specific polices: the…
Mar 2014
Author(s): González, Macarena; Bianchi, Carlos; Rius, Andrés; Pittaluga, Lucía
The public-private collaboration (PPC) for productive development policies (PDPs) implemented in Uruguay in recent years have provided fertile ground for research. Many have achieved results that can…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Rozemberg, Ricardo; Ramos, Daniela; López, Andrés; Hallak, Juan Carlos; González, Andrea; Bisang, Roberto
This study discusses four cases of public-private collaboration (PPC) in the design and implementation of productive development policies (PDP) in Argentina. We find that PPCs have contributed to the…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Cornick, Jorge; Jimenez, Jorge; Román, Marcela
Public-private collaboration in productive development policy in Costa Rica frequently takes the form of policy co-governance: an autonomous institution in charge of policy for a particular economic…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Eslava, Marcela; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela; Perry, Guillermo
This Working Paper analyzes the institutions that shape public-private collaboration for the design and implementation of productive development policies in Colombia. These policies are increasingly…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Schneider, Ben Ross
What makes for effective cooperation between government and business in industrial policy? Core research questions on the institutional design of arrangements for business-government interactions…
Aug 2013
Author(s): Cornick, Jorge
Productive development policies (PDPs), what used to be called industrial policies, are increasingly recognized as an essential part of the development toolkit, and the need for public-private…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Cristia, Julian P.; Evans, William N.; Beomsoo, Kim
This paper estimates the impact of a large-scale contracting-out program in Guatemala, using two waves of living standard measurement surveys which collected data before and after the expansion of…
Oct 2010
Author(s): Schneider, Ben Ross
While effective industrial policy requires close cooperation between government and business, there is little agreement on what makes that cooperation work best. This paper analyzes institutional…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Chudnovsky, Daniel; López, Andrés; Rossi, Martín; Ubfal, Diego
This work contains an evaluation of the Non-Reimbursable Funds (ANR) program of the Argentinean Technological Fund (FONTAR), which is managed by a federal government agency. FONTAR's objective…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Chudnovsky, Daniel; López, Andrés; Rossi, Martín; Ubfal, Diego
This report contains an evaluation of the Scientific and Technological Research Projects (PICT) funded by the Scientific and Technological Research Fund (FONCYT). FONCYT is managed by the National…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Jul, Ana María
This study assesses the planning, implementation, programming, budgeting and evaluation of extra budgetary and tax expenditures for Brazil, Chile, Ecuador and Mexico. The off-budget operations of…
Oct 2005
Author(s): Pollan, Michael
This report discusses the opportunities and challenges for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in Latin America. CDM is an important tool to improve the viability of many clean technology…
May 2005
Author(s): Martner, Ricardo
The purpose of this document is to provide a comparative analysis of Latin-American government finance statistics including public expenditures, income, overall balances, and debt stocks. The paper…
May 2005
Author(s): Martner, Ricardo
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Gestión Pública y Transparencia del Diálogo Regional de Política para la 6ta Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 23 y 24 de mayo de 2005. Este…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Benavides, Juan; Dussan, Manuel
Este artículo propone estrategias y medidas para enfrentar los problemas originados en los altos costos de la contratación de energía y el esquema de subsidios eléctricos de Guatemala. Las propuestas…
Oct 2004
Author(s): Morgenstern, Richard D.
This report builds on three sector-specific case studies commissioned by the IDB that examined opportunities for GHG mitigation in urban transport, landfill management, and forestry. The three…